Let's Make Robots!
attach components to supports like pvc, acrylic, wood, cardboard, polymorph
During the development of Farrusco, we tried a lot of different ways to attach components to PVC supports, from hot-glue, to screws and double side-tape. Because … Read more
Farrusco is a small robot based on the Arduino platform, in this case, is using a Motoruino wich is inspired on the Arduino but with a couple of enhancements – dc … Read more

Farrusco, Your First Robot

Farrusco, Your First Robot

Farrusco, Your First Robot

Interactive Instalation
Using a
Inner’s Lair started with a crazy idea of having an immersive interactive installation that could gather many artistic and computational topics that we at … Read more
send values from processing to arduino
It has been a long time since I wanted to control the arduino with processing and I tried a lot of libraries, and a lot of processes and I always felt that any of … Read more
It’s a pleasure to present the new release of the Motoruino boards! Kits and pcb's available @ http://guibot.pt Will post more info soon, tutorials to assemble … Read more
This project is a collection of experiences related to seeing and percieving the world from the point of view of robotic creatures. Robots will send sensor data … Read more

giving life to dead rc vehicles

I’ve found this two rc vehicles on a junk, they are in a very bad condition. The big one has the DC motor burned out, I will try to replace it.. brushless motor maybe.

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They both have two different gear mode (hi and low speed), I am wishing to try it out.

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This is the dead motor..

where to find a specific DC motor

I just found this two rc cars, and I want to give them a new life. The small one seems to be working ok, but the motor of the biggest one doesn't want to work.

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I removed the dc motor and noticed one thing I never saw, there are the two wires that connect to the motor pins, and there was a third wire but got loose. I think it was soldered to the motor body, and I wonder where must it be connected.. ground? I try to ground it but the motor still doens't work.