DIY – BB8 Starwars Droid build log – Day 3 – First Test Video

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Central hub designed and 3D printed from ABS plastic.
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the motors have connected together for basic proof of concept test.
I didn’t designed a controller and motor driver yet and used motor driver circuit of a RC servo. This is the simples way to drive an electric motor via rc receiver.

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The battery pack attached with bluetack adhesive putty.

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RC Receiver attached with rubber bands

 

 

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Now it’s ready to test

Great success for the first time!
It has some balance problems and also micro size servo motor drivers almost burned after 10 minutes play, but not bad for the first time.

 

You can find all BB8 Build Log Posts under this link
http://rcnerd.net/category/diy-bb8-building-guide/

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