Feb 16, 2016

BristleBots 3D Printable Insectoid Robots

Alex Czech from Australia developed this small and simple vibrating movement 3d printed robots. They are powered with a simple battery and low cost DC motor that vibrates their "legs" or bristles. They can be used as an easy educational or toy project.

3D printed vibrating bristles

Here is the BugBot buzzing around:

Here are the small plastic critters from the Bashbot series and they are fighting in the arena, There can be only one.

I wonder how would cats react if I let few of those insectoids go freely on the floor ... we will have to see ...

BugBot is a free download at:


Other .stl-s for different types can be bought at: https://sellfy.com/3DPrintIt