BEAM Vibrobot spiders

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BEAM Vibrobot spiders

This short vid shows two really sweet BEAM Vibrobot “spiders” skittering around on a dinner plate. If you’re interested in learning how to make solar-powered vibrobots, I did a how-to on Street Tech a while back (see link below).


BEAM spider bots face off – Link
How-To: Build BEAM Vibrobots – Link

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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