PrintBot Rhino

Author: bqLabs, published on 2014-04-22

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Summary

The PrintBot RHINO is an educational robot that can push objects with its dozer and take part in “sumobots fights”.
You can see it in action at : http://youtu.be/r0RgC5rzKug

The robot has been designed to attach components such as servos, LEDs, push buttons, a buzzer, and other electronics parts.
RhinoBot can be controlled via bluetooth using an android app or also, can operate autonomously.

BOM

Printed parts:

You will need to print the following parts:

  • 1 x MainBody
  • 2 x BigWheels
  • 2 x SmallWheels
  • 1 x DozerBlade
  • 1 x BatteryHolder
  • 2 x BezelWheels

    Hardware:

  • 2 x Lego Technic Tread – Part – 680c01
    or the printed ones in Flexible Filament (thingid:1238921)
  • 9 x M3x10 screw
  • 4 x M3x40 screw
  • 1 x M3x16 screw
  • 16 x M3 nut
  • 1 x Velcro tape
  • 8 x AAA batteries

    Tools:

  • Allen hex key 2.5 Standard
  • Glue
  • Small screwdriver

    Electronic Parts:

  • 1 x Freaduino UNO (Arduino UNO derivative)
  • 1 x IR sensors for line following
  • 2 x Continous rotation servo
  • 1 x LED
  • 1 x 8 AAA battery holder

    Author

    Miguel Angel de Frutos (www.madebyfrutos.es)

    Disclaimer

    This thing and all other published material cannot be considered as a final product of bq and bq takes no responsibility of its use.
    It must be considered as an experimental and early released product developed by the Innovation and Robotics Department staff with the intention to share it and test it as soon as possible within the community.
    Final releases will be published on http://diwo.bq.com

Print Settings

Printer: BQ Witbox 2 & Hephestos 2

Rafts: No

Supports: No

Resolution: 0.2mm

Infill: 15%

Notes:

Instructions

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.

BOM

Printed parts:

You will need to print the following parts:

  • 1 x MainBody
  • 2 x BigWheels
  • 2 x SmallWheels
  • 1 x DozerBlade
  • 1 x BatteryHolder
  • 2 x BezelWheels

    Hardware:

  • 2 x Lego Technic Tread – Part – 680c01
    or the printed ones in Flexible Filament (thingid:1238921)
  • 9 x M3x10 screw
  • 4 x M3x40 screw
  • 1 x M3x16 screw
  • 16 x M3 nut
  • 1 x Velcro tape
  • 8 x AAA batteries

    Tools:

  • Allen hex key 2.5 Standard
  • Glue
  • Small screwdriver

    Electronic Parts:

  • 1 x Freaduino UNO (Arduino UNO derivative)
  • 1 x IR sensors for line following
  • 2 x Continous rotation servo
  • 1 x LED
  • 1 x 8 AAA battery holder

License: Creative Commons – Attribution – Share Alike

Tags: Arduino, bluetooth, bq, bqlabs, Caterpillar, Dozer, Lego, Orugas, Pala, PLA, Printbot, Rhino, Robot, robotica, robotics, servo, Sumo, Witbox