Projects:Dalek

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Based on the classic Dr.Who villain, the idea is to build a Dalek to fulfil a number of functions:

  • Serve as a platform to augment all sorts of components to
  • Remote-controlled
  • Semi-autonomous
  • Tele-conference (i.e. remotely participate in weekly meetings & Makerdays)
  • Vacuum sentry

Contents

Requirements

Skills

  • Electronic
  • Woodwork

Resources & Equipment

  • Wheels - old pram or stroller
  • Electric motor
  • Battery - power-source
  • Computer - possibly a Alix board to reduce weight & power-consumption
    • WiFi
    • Webcam
  • RC units & servo's

Basic Design

The basic design is that of a classic BBC Dr.Who Dalek, maybe with a bit of a Steampunk flair

v.0.x

  • Basic Dalek form-factor on wheels

v.1

  • Electric controls:
    • Remote-controlled (radio) or web-controlled

v.2+

  • Webcam & speakers
  • Semi-autonomous
  • vacuum-cleaner

Build Log

References & Resources

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