Vibrobot from a speaker and pull-cord toy

Fun & Games Robotics
Vibrobot from a speaker and pull-cord toy


Randy made his own version of the Bristlebot, but with a speaker and pull cord. Excellent, and with renewable propulsion! I like the little resistor antlers/feelers – Link.


HOW TO – Make a Bristlebot a tiny directional vibrobot made from a toothbrush! – Link.

Bristlebot racing snail – Link.

2 thoughts on “Vibrobot from a speaker and pull-cord toy

  1. MadScott says:

    Hate to be a stinker, but are any of these really “bots”? They most certainly are interesting means of moving about, but there’s no control, logic or direction to them.

Comments are closed.

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

View more articles by Becky Stern


Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 - Mare Island, CA

Escape to an island of imagination + innovation as Maker Faire Bay Area returns for its 15th iteration!

Buy Tickets today! SAVE 15% and lock-in your preferred date(s).