How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW)




Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It’s super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. The only limit is your imagination.
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For more information, please visit Makeblock website here.

The Music Robot was built with the timing belt, sliding rail, step motor, electromagnet, motor driver and an Arduino Uno. And even you can build a play the piano robot with Makeblock by yourself.

So far the robot can be controlled by application via USB cable installed on computer, and it can also be controlled by the Smartphone through the Bluetooth. The special application for Android Phone is in planning.

Getting Started
This instructable, Making Music with Makeblock, will show you the step-by-step instructions on how to build a robot to play the Xylophone by Makeblock.
Now let’s have some fun!

Step 1: Materials list

Robot with the Music

Materials list:
1 × Beam 0808-80
1 × Beam 0808-128
3 × Beam 0824-64
5 × Beam 0824-80
7 × Beam 0824-96
1 × Beam 0824-128
1 × Plate 7×9
1 × Bracket 3×6
4 × Bracket 3×3
1 × Step Motor Bracket
2 × Timing Pulley 90T
4 × Timing Pulley Slice 90T
1 × Link Rod
2 × Slider 496
1 × Timing Belt 2m
8 × V-slot Bearing
4 × Flange Bearing 4×8×3mm
1 × Shaft Connector 4mm
2 × Threaded Shaft 4×31mm
2 × Shaft Collar 4mm
5 × Headless Screw M3×5
15 × Plastic Rivet R4120
4 × Plastic Rivet R3075
20 × Plascic Ring 4x7x2mm
10 × Plastic Ring 4x8x1mm
4 × Countersunk Screw M3×8
15 × Screw M4×8
50 × Screw M4×14
10 × Screw M4×22
20 × Nut M4
20 × Nylon Lock Nut 4mm
1 × Cross Screwdriver
1 × Screwdriver 3mm
2 × Screwdriver 1.5mm
5 × Nylon Cable Ties

Electronic Modules List:
1 × Meduino
1 × Acrylic Arduino Bracket
1 × Me-BaseShield
1 × Solenoid-12V
1 × Stepper Motor
1 × Me-Stepper Motor Driver
1 × Me-Limit Switch
1 × USB Cable
2 × 6P6C cable 20cm
1 × Wall Adapter Power Supply – 12VDC

Xylophone:
1 × Xylophone
1 × Xylophone Hammer

Step 2: Tools

Tools:
1.5mm Hexagonal Screwdriver
3mm Hexagonal Screwdriver
Cross Screwdriver
Slotted Screwdriver
Pincer Pliers
Scissors
Glue Gun
Adhesive Tape

Step 3: Driven Pulley Holder

Major Components in Project

Materials List:
3 × Beam 0824-80
2 × Beam 0824-96
1 × Bracket 3×3
1 × Timing Pulley 90T
2 × Timing Pulley Slice 90T
4 × Plastic Rivet R4120
2 × Flange Bearing 4×8×3mm
1 × Threaded Shaft 4×31mm
1 × Shaft Collar 4mm
1 × Headless Screw M3×5
2 × Screw M4×8
1 × Nut M4
10 × Screw M4×14

Step 4: Cut Link Rod

Materials list:
1 × Link Rod

Procedure:
Cut the Link Rod by using the Pincer Pliers.

 

For more detail: How to Make a Makeblock Music Robot with the Music Robot Kit(NEW)




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