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Video of ArduRoller out for a spin

Video showing the second iteration of my ArduRoller balance bot.



- Chassis: laser cut 2.7mm bamboo ply (Ponoko); various M2.5 machine screws from Amazon; Instamorph low-melt-point thermoplastic to fill in the gaps.

- Brains: 1 x Arduino Uno

- Motor driver: 1 x Sparkfun Ardumoto

- Motors: Sparkfun 2 x 24:1 gearmotor

- Wheels: 1 set Sparkfun 70mm -- repaired with Instamorph after they cracked around the axle

- Gyro: 1 x ADXRS613 (Sparkfun breakout) mounted at the axis of rotation

- Accelerometer: 1 x ADXL203CE (Sparkfun breakout) mounted at the axis of rotation

- Batteries: 2 x 3.7V Li-poly 850MAh (Sparkfun)


I've shared the code and assets at

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Taken on July 16, 2011