How to make a Toy Insect Robot

Here is very a simple and easy way to make your own insect robot. You can easily change the shape of legs and see different funny and interesting movements of the bug robot. Follow the video add your idea on top of it and make yourself.

Step by Step Video Instruction:

A robot generally is very difficult in structure. It has complex mechanical parts, electronic and sensor circuit boards, firmware and software. Therefore difficult to make at home yourself and students loose interests on it. That is why made this video of insect robo toy to grow the interest in Robotics among the armature and students.

Components/Part Necessary:

1> Vibration motor used in mobile phones (in-case you don't have, make you own as shown below)
2> LR 44 – 1.5V Battery
3> LR44 battery holder
4> Jumper pin / small switch
5> Vero board/ General purpose PCB
6> Resistors of any value to make the legs – 6pcs
7> Soldering iron / kit to mount and connect all on PCB


Handmade Vibration Motor :

Most vibration motors consist of a small DC motor with an unbalanced weight at the shaft, as shown in the left side image. If you have a DC motor then by attaching an unbalanced weight ( here one screw at one side of the shaft) to it you can make your own vibration motor.