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Wow! Great project!!


Epic ! This robot is not à toy, but a machine built to perfection, and very effective ! This si the first time I see it. Not just "cool"... The idea of using these Lego brushes is awesome.


This is a truly brilliant design. I love everything about it! It is original, compact, has an awesome color scheme, and great use of sensors. It's dissapointing that it already has dropped down to 4 stars, because it definitely deserves all 5.


That is very cool. Where did you get the wipe?


Thank you very much! The important thing is to share. it's worth it even if the project inspires one person! So your comments make me very happy already.


Wow! that is absolutely amazing!5***** from me. Please upload an LDD (instructions).


5 stars for brilliance!


I am amazed at how effective it is. Great idea and great execution! NatoNX


That is so, so, awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5*****


pretty cool good idea with the brush and all


change around the position of the cleaning motor and you will have a deadly battlebot


WAW that is awesome!!!!!! i want make that robot in my home


Awesome


Sweet!!!!!!! I like how you used the Lego brushes!!!!


ARE YOU GOING TO PUT OUT A LEGO DIGITAL DESIGNER LINK TO THIS?

3 in 1 Lego Cleaner Bot

orypo

10/28/2012

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This cleaner bot is the most successful of my "useful" robots. Indeed, this is the first time I am interested in carpet cleaning, with a system of rotating brushes. The task was not easy, especially since I wanted it as small as possible. In the end, the result is very satisfactory: in 1 minute there is a lot of dust collected. So this is a 3 in 1 robot very versatile, able to evolve on a hard surface or carpet, cleaning dust or small dirt while managing to collect any small stray objects, like pieces of Lego by example. 2 ultrasound sensors, interacting with the touch sensors ensure a smart and efficient moving: it chooses the direction and the mode of pivot based on the proximity of lateral obstacles, and it is almost never in a complicated situation, even when the ground is very "rugged"! As some of my previous robots, it does not exceed in size the height of the NXT brick (only treads and brushes beyond), allowing it to move under all the furniture. Note: -The brushes are Lego brand (car wash set) -Smaller wheels tend the treads; it is necessary to prevent any slippage, because the friction of the brushes is high on a carpet. -The springs exert a slight pressure (adjustable) of the brushes on the floor, and small objects can be trap when the brushes move automatically upwardly. -The robot is designed to attach easily a standard electrostatic wipe behind the brushes for a very effective use on hard floor. -Taking charge of the battery and the USB plug (in the event of a change of program) are fully accessible, the frame is very robust (treads can not sag) and everything was done to minimize the size, to ensure a household in hard to reach places. -The facade is everywhere sensitive: every obstacle is detected, without the risk of blocking the robot. Sorry for my bad english, I tried to minimize misunderstandings with a Google translation ;)

Intelligent Brick Type:

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    EV3 Brick
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    NXT Brick
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    RCX Brick

Sensors:

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

Motors:

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    EV3 Large
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    EV3 Medium
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    NXT
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    RCX

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