Star Wars BB8

Created on 28 Nov 2016

Recreating Life Size Version of BB8 Robot

We will be recreating a life size version of the Star Wars popular BB8 robot, by building a robot that can drive in any direction on top of a ball and self balancing with an IMU sensor.

@saclark

Stephen Clark

@iem

Isabel Murdock

@ilo1

Ian Lo

@goc

Grant Campfield

@krcarter

Kamal Carter

Part Cost Quantity
503 Service Unavailable Error $16.99 4
UniHobby H14135 58mm omnidirectional wheel Plastic omni wheels
Amazon.com: FloraCraft Smooth Foam Hollow Half Ball, 12" $10.78 1
FloraCraft Smooth Foam Hollow Half Ball, 12"
Jumper Wires Standard 7" M/M - 30 AWG (30 Pack) - PRT-11026 - SparkFun $1.95 2
Jumper Wires Standard 7" M/M - 30 AWG (30 Pack)
Break Away Headers - Straight - PRT-00116 - SparkFun Electronics $1.50 1
Break Away Headers - Straight
9V to Barrel Jack Adapter - PRT-09518 - SparkFun Electronics $2.95 2
9V to Barrel Jack Adapter
Premium Female/Male 'Extension' Jumper Wires - 20 x 6 ID: 1954 - $1.95 $1.95 1
Premium Female/Male 'Extension' Jumper Wires - 20 x 6"
Arduino Stackable Header Kit - R3 - PRT-11417 - SparkFun Electronics $1.95 2
Arduino Stackable Header Kit - R3
Arduino Uno - R3 - DEV-11021 - SparkFun Electronics $24.95 1
Arduino Uno - R3
SparkFun 9DoF IMU Breakout - LSM9DS1 - SEN-13284 - SparkFun Electronic $24.95 1
SparkFun 9DoF IMU Breakout - LSM9DS1
Adafruit Motor/Stepper/Servo Shield for Arduino v2 Kit [v2.3] ID: 1438 $19.95 2
Adafruit Motor/Stepper/Servo Shield for Arduino v2 Kit - v2.3
Wall Adapter Power Supply - 9VDC 650mA - TOL-00298 - SparkFun Electron $5.95 1
Wall Adapter Power Supply - 9VDC 650mA
Amazon.com: Tenergy Universal Smart 6V - 12V Charger for NiMH/NiCd Bat $15.99 2
Tenergy Universal Smart 6V - 12V Charger for NiMH/NiCd Battery Packs
503 Service Unavailable Error $23.92 2
12V Tenergy 2000mAh NiMH Battery Pack with Bare Leads for RC Airplanes
SparkFun Logic Level Converter - Bi-Directional - BOB-12009 - SparkFun $2.95 1
SparkFun Logic Level Converter
Amazon.com: uxcell 2.1x5.5mm Plug Batteries Case Box w Cover for 8 x 1 $4.30 1
8 x AA battery holder
Adafruit 9-DOF IMU Breakout - L3GD20H + LSM303 ID: 1714 - $19.95 : Ada $19.95 1
Adafruit 9-DOF IMU Breakout
Remaining Budget: $1.34
Kamal Carter 17 Jan 2017, 3:01 p.m. CST
Making great strides in design. Have a completed ball with decals. Created the head robot assembly which will drive the dome of the large styrofoam ball. Programmers need to work on balancing algorithm using the IMU sensor. Rest of team will work on designing the head of the robot.