IC bristlebot

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IC bristlebot


Windell of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories writes:

What can you do with a busted (or merely obsolete) chip? Well, you can always make a trivet or even chip bugs. But here’s a new one: Alejandro Gonzalez found that you could make a BristleBot by bending the pins of the chip. Clever!

Chip bristlebot – [via] Link.

4 thoughts on “IC bristlebot

  1. cde says:

    You should do this with an op-amp, or maybe a 555.

  2. The Guy says:

    You can make a bristle bot, but can you incorporate the chip’s component functionality in the circuit?

    This looks like a fun mod for some sort of beam-bot.

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