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Spider Bot by Karl R. C. Wendt

3 articles
16 videos
Spider Bot is a low cost robot made of recycled components and designed by Karl R. C. Wendt

6th graders learn to build a Spider robot

VIDEO 11:39 minutes
Vicki Lombardi's 6th grade students at Santa Rita Elementary in Los Altos School district learn how to build a Spider robot. Read more at: http://lasdilearn.blogspot.com/2013/02/third-graders-building-robots-mission.html

Fun with Spider Bot

VIDEO 0:28 minutes

Spider parts and tools

VIDEO 2:13 minutes
In this video we review some of the parts and tools you will need to build a spider bot.

Spider's click n' stick

VIDEO 3:42 minutes
In this video we show you how to hack a click n' stick tap light to make a body for Spider

Battery and motor mounts for Spider

VIDEO 6:28 minutes
In this video we show you how to connect Spider's motors and batteries

Click n' stick base & batteries

VIDEO 2:30 minutes
In this video we show you how to connect Spider's motors to his tap light base.

Spider's motor controller

VIDEO 3:28 minutes
In this video we show you how to connect and wire Spider's motor controller.

Spider's power switch

VIDEO 6:14 minutes

Spider's bezel

VIDEO 1:13 minutes

Spider's wheels

VIDEO 2:49 minutes

Spider's Arduino Nano

VIDEO 5:40 minutes

Spider's LED eyes

VIDEO 6:03 minutes

Spider's stablizer bar

VIDEO 1:18 minutes

Spider's romance

VIDEO 0:44 minutes
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Ben Eater's Spider

VIDEO 3:15 minutes
In this video Karl talks to Ben Eater about his improvements to the Spider bot platform.