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Ahhah, I love it. Really cute creation! How is the trailer coming along? I've noticed the cables being quite stiff for trailers and affecting the heading of a pulling vehicle.


I also noticed trailer is affecting the heading; mainly because of non centric connector and the locked front wheel. I thought of updating the frontwheel of trailer to make it rotate freely could perhaps address the issue.


Why you did not punt the ev3 with the face in up conj in down?But this small error the robot is cool!


that is so cool! 5 stars! its great!


cool, and very origional


Wonderful! A brilliant work with functions and aesthetics to supplement! I commend you!


The brick is facing down for estetic reason. I wanted to hide the brick as much as possible. At one point in the trailer design I was trying to cover all the ports. But the trailer became grose and I ended up streamlining design using much grey from the rechargeable battery as base look & feel.


Very nice! I like the compactness, and realistic design.


I have an EV3 too, and this is totally awesome! I like the compactness and smooth/streamlined look of car. Rating: *****


what is the ir remote doing in the car? also make other version that can carry things in trailer


can it move?


The IR remote is just the cookpit; without any functional use. I The car goes forward and backward. controlled via commander SW. Thank you for feedback.


what! it cant turn! so this is the featured robot for the looks!?!? pls have a look at my racecar, and make the NeXT version turn.


tHAT IS A REALLY GOOD MODEL. I LIKE THE MINI TRAILER ON THE BAG , BUT THE CAR LOOKS COOL


Not every robot needs all the functions. This is a concept of making a small car, and it's is very well achieved. It works and looks really pretty. Having a steering system would make it bigger. Well deserved featured status!!


it is the featured robot, but what does that mean and how can you be that?


its cool 5 stars


What do you mean by artifact?


That is cool! I like how you used the cord as the trailer hitch! You know what came to my mind? I thought the EV3 brick looked like one of those portable generators. :P


The Project is very good.


pleas take photo of moter.


2*


NXT is SO much better EV3!


Whoah there! Just a minute! Even the RCX is better than the NXT! I mean the Tacho motors are soo hard to connect compared to the good old 9v motor. And the EV3, well, it just about trumps all. There is now way the NXT is better than it!!!


cool


did you get the frome indy


cool!


Very cool how did you get the motor to fit?


super sweet! please upload instructions


Do you have any traction issues due to the weight of the EV3 brick behind rather than in the car over the drive wheels?


so nice


This is my first artifact. I wanted make a smallest possible car. I used the small motor for chassis. The brick is outside the car allowing for a compact approach. After adding the details like mirrors, wing and cockpit the car grew and I am not sure the car would be so much bigger using the bigger mo


What happened? battery pack in the boxed version? 5 *****


5*****


Could you show moter mechanism


Nicely Done!

Small car with trailer

LEt-it-GO

10/4/2013

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This is my first artifact. I wanted make a smallest possible car. I used the small motor for chassis. The brick is outside the car allowing for a compact approach. After adding the details like mirrors, wing and cockpit the car grew and I am not sure the car would be so much bigger using the bigger motor in first place. There are quite many pieces in the core of the car. @Artifact-number: 1 @Artifact-name: Small car with trailer @Artifact-version: 1.0 @Artifact-specification: .Front-wheel drive .Forward & rear drive .Trailer .Bluetooth controlled @Idea: Build smallest possible car @Build-parts: Mindstorms EV3 Standard Kit + Rechargeable battery @Build-time: ~20 h @Programming-time: 0 h @Most-consuming: Making the car symmetric due to gearing. @Like-most: Cable connection to the car @Like-least: Driving mechanism @Metrics: 20x11x8 cm (45 cm with trailer) @Controller: 'Commander' over bluetooth @Meta-profile-version: 1.0

car trailer

Intelligent Brick Type:

  • 1 
    EV3 Brick
  • 0 
    NXT Brick
  • 0 
    RCX Brick

Sensors:

  • 0 
    EV3 Color
  • 0 
    EV3 Infrared
  • 0 
    EV3 Touch
  • 0 
    NXT Light
  • 0 
    NXT Sound
  • 0 
    NXT Ultrasonic
  • 0 
    NXT Touch
  • 0 
    RCX Light
  • 0 
    RCX Touch

Motors:

  • 0 
    EV3 Large
  • 1 
    EV3 Medium
  • 0 
    NXT
  • 0 
    RCX

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