Thursday, July 13, 2017

CH1P-E Claptrap Robot by Thomas Mayr

from CH1P-E Claptrap Robot by Thomas Mayr
by Noe Ruiz

Thomas Mayr shared on Thingiverse:

CH1P-E Claptrap Robot

This Chip-E is remixed with CL4P-TP aka Claptrap from the video game Borderlands. This gives Chip-E an even more robotic look. Besides that we have added arms to enable better dancing abilities. With his new eye ( Pi-Cam) he can see and snap pictures. Speaking of it we have added a Raspberry Pi Zero, with this major hardware upgrade the possibilities are almost endless. So e.g. we changed the little piezo speaker to a real speaker, which we connected over a lowpass filter to the GPIO Pin 18 of the Pi according to adafruits instructions: “”. So now the ChipE is capable to talk in a real Language or to play songs.

Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!

Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!

The Adafruit Learning System has dozens of great tools to get you well on your way to creating incredible works of engineering, interactive art, and design with your 3D printer! If you’ve made a cool project that combines 3D printing and electronics, be sure to let us know, and we’ll feature it here!

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