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PrintBot Rhino

by bqLabs, published

PrintBot Rhino by bqLabs Apr 22, 2014

Description

The *PrintBot RHINO* is an educational robot that can push objects with its dozer and take part in "sumobots fights".
You can see it in action at : youtu.be/r0RgC5rzKug
The robot has been designed to attach components such as servos, LEDs, push buttons, a buzzer, and other electronics parts.
RhinoBot can be controlled via bluetooth using an android app or also, can operate autonomously.
##BOM
###_Printed parts:_
You will need to print the following parts:
- 1 x MainBody
- 2 x BigWheels
- 2 x SmallWheels
- 1 x DozerBlade
- 1 x BatteryHolder
- 2 x BezelWheels
###_Hardware:_
- 2 x Lego Technic Tread - Part - 680c01
- 9 x M3x10 screw
- 4 x M3x40 screw
- 1 x M3x16 screw
- 16 x M3 nut
- 1 x Velcro tape
- 8 x AAA batteries
###_Tools:_
- Allen hex key 2.5 Standard
- Glue
- Small screwdriver
###_Electronic Parts:_
- 1 x Freaduino UNO (Arduino UNO derivative)
- 1 x IR sensors for line following
- 2 x Continous rotation servo
- 1 x LED
- 1 x 8 AAA battery holder
###*Author*
Miguel Angel de Frutos (www.madebyfrutos.es)
###*Disclaimer*
This thing and all other published material cannot be considered as a final product of bq and bq takes no responsibility of its use.
It must be considered as an experimental and early released product developed by the Innovation and Robotics Department staff with the intention to share it and test it as soon as possible within the community.
Final releases will be published on diy.bq.com

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Someone should design a print-in-place tread that you can print in either regular pla/abs (that snaps together somehow), or possibly also in some of the new flexible filaments?
Ya tengo nuevo proyecto! ;) gracias por compartir
It s awesome!

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Instructions

###*Build Instructions:*
See the attached pdf (in Spanish) in the "Files" section. Pictures are clear enough to follow the steps even if you do not understand Spanish.
##BOM
###_Printed parts:_
You will need to print the following parts:
- 1 x MainBody
- 2 x BigWheels
- 2 x SmallWheels
- 1 x DozerBlade
- 1 x BatteryHolder
- 2 x BezelWheels
###_Hardware:_
- 2 x Lego Technic Tread - Part - 680c01
- 9 x M3x10 screw
- 4 x M3x40 screw
- 1 x M3x16 screw
- 16 x M3 nut
- 1 x Velcro tape
- 8 x AAA batteries
###_Tools:_
- Allen hex key 2.5 Standard
- Glue
- Small screwdriver
###_Electronic Parts:_
- 1 x Freaduino UNO (Arduino UNO derivative)
- 1 x IR sensors for line following
- 2 x Continous rotation servo
- 1 x LED
- 1 x 8 AAA battery holder
Someone should design a print-in-place tread that you can print in either regular pla/abs (that snaps together somehow), or possibly also in some of the new flexible filaments?
Ya tengo nuevo proyecto! ;) gracias por compartir
RhinoBOT mentioned on Hackaday's Blog!
http://hackaday.com/2014/04/28/opensource-rhinobot-is-well-suited-for-hacking-and-sumo-robotics/
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