HOW TO – Make a PosterBot with the iRobot Create

Robotics Technology

Here an Instructable on using the iRobot Create, parts of an old injet printer, and some C/C++ programming to create a marker-wielding posterbot.

PosterBot: Make a Marker-Writing Robot out of an Old Inket printer and an iRobot Create – Link


  • The Make:: Drawbot Draws! – Link
  • Make Podcast: Weekend Projects – Making A Drawbot – Link
  • HOW TO – Make a Kid’s “Draw Bot” – 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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