Christin, Maker of Things
I am a maker of things and a dreamer of still more things.
Category Archives: Junk Robot
Mousey the Junkbot is alive! I finished Mousey and let her zoom around the house on Friday, February 7, 2011 after a long session of soldering, gluing and Dremeling™. She looks a lot like all the other computer mouse-based robots … Continue reading
The problems I’m having with Mousey are not unique. Checkout this YouTube video from Makemagazine with Bre Pettis, who had similar problems with the mouse driving in circles and a motor hooked up backwards. Unfortunately, in his brief video he … Continue reading
Today I shopped for small DC motors to add to Mousey the photovore robot. I love GoodWill. I donate often and shop carefully. My Mousey robot needs 5V motors, so I searched specifically for RC toys that require 4 AA batteries … Continue reading