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Sealife Mobile

by Bri&Davy

Published on April 23, 2014

Automated fish mobile powered by littlebits, combining 3 systems:  littlebits, Actobotics and Hama fusebeads.

Credits: Davy, Bri & Lisa

How To Make It

STEP 1

Make fusebead fish from Hama kit.

STEP 2

Build structure with Actobotics beams, connectors, and pulley mechanism.

STEP 3

Attach structure to Hama mobile ring with Actobotics standoffs.

STEP 4

Clamp littlebits dc motor to beam structure using dual-holed servomounts and 4 screws.  Moutning tape helps hold it in place.

STEP 5

Attach dc motor shaft to pulley with Actobotics 3mm screw hubmount.

STEP 6

Build circuit: Connect dc motor bit to motion sensor, timeout bit, and power source. Wrap the wire bit around the circuit to hold it to the beam structure.

STEP 7

Tie fishing line to fish, and string the line through the holes in the Hama mobile ring, then tie line to the swivel clip connected to the pulley arm.

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