Posted: September 28, 2014 in Vehicles, Technic
Tags: Lego, Medium Motor, technic, PF, car, quick, race, torque, 5:3 gear ratio, power functions, automatic vehicle, auto switch, ingenious, self driven, geared down, very fast
PF Automatic Racer
I present to you my first LEGO TECHNIC creation that is motorized with the Power Functions system (PF) only! The PF Automatic Racer! This vehicle is just what the name implies: it is motorized with PF, it is able to drive automatically without any human intervention or interference, and it is plenty quick! The electronics: a PF Battery Box, a PF Switch, a PF Medium Motor, and PF LED Lights. The rest: 42000 Grand Prix Racer wheels and tires, 5:3 geared down ratio for torque, and more.
Posted: September 9, 2014 in MINDSTORMS, Vehicles
Tags: 1:3 gear ratio, car, crank, electricity, EV3, generator, hand generated, Lego, Mindstorms, robot, speed, system, vehicle
Gen3rator is a very unique robot! Did you know that turning Mindstorms motors generate electricity? Well, now you know! Turning the hand-generator (motor) will transmit the electricity through the long wire and turn the motor in the vehicle! Some have already tried these systems, but I optimized mine. I used large tires to increase distance traveled in one revolution of the motor, and also geared it up 1:3 to speed it up 3 times faster!
Posted: September 2, 2014 in MINDSTORMS, Vehicles
Tags: 5:3 gear ratio, car, EV3, hatchback, Lego, Mindstorms, off-road, robot, Sport utility vehicle, station wagon, strong, SUV, torque, TRUCK, youtube
Outland3r 2.0 has arrived! It is everything my original Outland3r was – except speedy… Outland3r 2.0 is now much stronger, enough to tackle the off-road terrain of grass, sand, and such! I tried to keep with the SUV theme but need up with more of a station wagon type of vehicle. Needless to say, Outland3r 2.0 is changed inside and out. What Outland3r 2.0 features that wasn’t present on Outland3r 1.0: lifting rear hatch, roof rack, and more!
Posted: August 30, 2014 in MINDSTORMS, Vehicles
Tags: 1:3 ratio, car, custom hubs, EV3, geared-up, hood scoop, Lego, Mindstorms, opening doors, opening roof, robot, robotic, robotic vehicle, speed, spoiler, sport, Sport utility vehicle, sporty, SUV, TRUCK, vehicle
Here, my friends, is the ultimate SUV I’ve been waiting to show you. Well, wait’s over, so! Outland3r is my best robotic vehicle yet, featuring a 1:3 geared-up speed ratio, hood scoop, metallic grille, opening doors and roof, racing seat, realistic headlight/taillights, sporty spoiler, steering capabilities, and much more!
Posted: August 29, 2014 in Animals, MINDSTORMS
Tags: cobra, color scheme, EV3, Lego, Mindstorms, rattlesnake, robot, snake, strike, tail
myR3PTAR is an extensively upgraded version of the official model R3PTAR. It is very easy to tell that its changed. For one, the entire color scheme is changed where possible. Almost all the panels are non-Ev3 set panels, and myR3PTAR has a much thicker, wider stance than the original. What was originally red has been reverted into white and vice-versa. Much of the black elements have been removed to make way for brighter colors. I have a video available for you guys to watch. There are so many changes to list that I have to leave it at just that. PLEASE BE SURE TO STICK AROUND, AS A SERIES OF EPIC ROBOTIC VEHICLES ARE SOON COMING!
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Posted: August 27, 2014 in MINDSTORMS, Vehicles
Tags: EV3, Lego, Mindstorms, MTV3, multi terrain vehicle, robot, tank, torsion bar suspension, torsion bars, track, tread
MTV3 (pronounced “em-t-ee-vee-three” or “em-t-E-V-3″; get it?) is a Multi-Terrain-Vehicle in a super-compact package. It may look like TRACK3R but don’t be deceived; it is not at all related to TRACK3R. MTV3 features torsion-bar suspension, terrain-conquering tracks, Remote-Controllability, loads of sensors, and much more! I was inspired by Audiultra‘s NXT TROV tank with suspension, and I thought if he could do it, so could I. So here it is: my first tank with suspension. Although MTV3 does not incorporate shock absorbers in its suspension, it uses a unique type of suspension called torsion-bar suspension.
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Posted: August 19, 2014 in Machines
Tags: breberky, doodler, draw, drawer, EV3, Lego, marker, Mindstorms, robot, scissor linkage
Scissor Linkage (compressed)
Scissor Linkage (extended)
Hello everyone again! Doodl3r is my version of Breberky‘s EV3 Doodler. Doodl3r can draw using a marker by use of a scissor linkage. Two large motors drive the ends of the linkage’s arms at different speeds (depending on what type of picture you want). The basic core of Doodl3r is basically from Breberky’s LDD with a few structural tweaks, but the rest of the design is mine. Special thanks to Breberky who allowed his EV3 Doodler to be worked on by others like me. I recommend checking out his robots.
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