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  • Putting LiPos into your MIP robot

  • Have a good look around inside MIP. Look for a place to drill a hole to poke through a battery lead from the battery compartment, through to the inside of MIP. You can see where I drilled mine in the picture above. A 4mm hole did the job. Tie a knot...
  • Putting LiPos into your MIP robot

  • Dismantle MIP, starting by removing the wheels. To do this, you need to pry the plastic hub cap from each wheel. This is a one way trip. They're not going back on, but consider it a badge of honour for your MIP. A scalpel does the job nicely. Removing...
  • Putting LiPos into your MIP robot

  • Time to install the LiPo protection module. I put this in MIP because it's pretty small and makes the battery packs smaller and cheaper. There's a nice nook to fit this into. Solder the new battery lead to the terminals marked B+/B-. Make sure you get...
  • I've been replaced by a robot!

  • Robots were taking our jobs, now they're taking our pastimes ;-) I tried to use a robot (Mip) on the treadmill just for fun but it may be useful for those are working on a robot for the Hackaday prize. It can be less tiring than running after your robot,...
  • Putting LiPos into your MIP robot

  • Sanity check time. Don't connect the battery to MIP just yet. The original connections in the battery compartment are still in place, so check that the +ve connection (look at the AAA holder that you pulled out) is connected to the +ve lead of your battery...
  • Testing your robot on a treadmill

  • I tried to put a robot on my treadmill just for fun, but I think it can be an interesting way to check if everything is ok. For example I noticed that my Mip was going to much on the right, it was really obvious on a treadmill.