The prolific Maker fam’ – Thethompsonfive write in with the solarroller bot built from MAKE 06… – “Here it is, my completed Solarroller from Make #6. I got the parts bag from Solarbotics and scavenged a VCR from someone I work with. I’ve built a bunch of robot kits in the past, but I have to say that starting out with a pile of junk and some components and getting a working robot out of it brings a much greater sense of accomplishment than any of them ever did. “ – Link.
- Solarbotics (site) – Link.
- Solarbotics – Link.
- Gloom-II – Mini-sumo robot – Link.
- Mousey the Junkbot – Link.
From the pages of MAKE:
- Two BEAMbots: Trimet and Solarroller. Solder together one simple circuit and use it to control two very different solar-powered robo-critters: a little satellite that scoots and bumps around, and a mini cart that just keeps a-rolling until the sun goes down. Page 78 – Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition!