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BB8 - Star Wars RC Droid

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This is an easy to build Disney Star Wars BB8 inspired robot. It's controlled by an Arduino UNO over a bluetooth connection from your smartphone.

Part one in our series covers the majority of the electrical assembly, and the creation of his main body.
Here us the second part available now:

List of items used in this project and where to find them (the links are Amazon affiliate links and financially support this channel at no cost to you):

■ Styrofoam Ball:
■ Arduino Uno:
■ Motor driver:
■ HM10 Bluetooth model:
■ Motor and wheel:
■ Magnets:
■ Battery:
■ Battery Holder (eBay):
■ Hycote White Primer:
■ Metallic Sharpies:
■ Set of Sharpies:

Part for decorating which doubles as a stand:


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During the creation of part two I realised I would need a hot wire cutter to cut the styrofoam in half. (The bread knife attempt made A LOT of mess and I got in trouble with the other half). Here you can find instructions on how to build your own battery powered one:


This video is shared for demonstration purposes only.
BB8 is a Disney Star Wars created character. I make no claim to its design, merchandise or anything like that. This is fan art for the community.

  • 3D file format: STL





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