Bristlebot: A tiny vibration-powered bot you can make

March 26th, 2008 by WordPlop

I came across this awesome video on YouTube today. Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories shows how you can make your very own bristlebot. I can’t wait to try this out as soon as I find a spare motor.

The BristleBot is a simple and tiny robot with an agenda. The ingredients? One toothbrush, a battery, and a pager motor. The result? Serious fun.

The BristleBot is our take on the popular vibrobot, a simple category of robot that is controlled by a single vibrating (eccentric) motor.

Here is the video:




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