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PrintBot Beetle

3D model description

The PrintBot Escarabajo is an educational curriculum that can follow lines, search for light, and grab objects with its claw.
You can see it in action at
Primer kit de robotica "(" My first robotics kit ") distributed by bq.

3D printing settings

Printed parts:

2 x M3x25 screw
2 x M3x35 screw
14 x M3 nut
3 x M3 blocking nut
4 x 3x84mm O-ring
8 x AAA batteries
Parts included in "Mi primer robotica kit" by bq:
1 X Freaduino UNO (Arduino UNO derivative)
2 x IR sensors for line following
2 x LDR sensors
2 x Continous Servo Rotation
1 x Miniservo (ES08A / SG90)
1 x 8 AAA battery holder
1 x Bluetooth Module )
Build Instructions
See the attached pdf (in Spanish) in the "Files" section. Pictures are clear enough to follow the steps even if you do not understand Spanish.
Example code
Attached you will find two simple Arduino programs ("Arduino_escarabajo ..."). One follows a line and the other searches for the brightest spot.
Now you can control your robot through the "RoboPad" app.

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Youtube trailer:

It should be considered as an experimental and early released product developed by the Innovation and Robotics Department.
Final releases will be published on &

  • 3D model format: STL et ZIP





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