Gen3rator Building Instructions

Building instructions in form of a LDD now available for my Lego Mindstorms Ev3 hand generator vehicle!

Link: http://www.us.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/community/robot?projectid=38cd76ca-6545-47c4-a83e-223ea2f43920

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Gen3rator

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!  Continue reading