Monthly Archives: July 2012
Starting with a laser cut pattern for a police box on thingiverse I made the model. I decided I would at least add a blue LED and make it flash. Another Dr. Who fan suggested I should add sound effects somehow as well. The sound effects turned out to be easier than I thought. They [...]
The Robotic Minion Starter kit is going well. We are waiting on some parts to arrive to do a final check before approving manufacture of the circuit boards. In the mean time I have been playing with the laser cutter and Inkscape gears.
The design for the Robotic Minion Starter Kit enclosure is just about done. Here is a picture diary showing how the cases will go together. The screen hole will be cut to a closer tolerance, we will add a speaker grill and the shape of the gear knob is going to change a little. The [...]
I spent all day Saturday July 7th working on the enclosure design. I’m quite pleased with how it turned out. Here is a video of my hobby laser cutting one of the prototypes.
The Robotic Minion Starter Kit is funded on Kickstarter. Now that funding is done there are a few more tasks to go. Get surveys out to all backers Get final numbers on who actually pays (takes about a week) Run some tests on the final prototype and make sure it’s 100% Send the manifest and [...]