Happy Halloween from Adafruit! Check out some scary #electronichalloween posts, the frightening Halloween section and spooky videos!

January 3, 2013 AT 6:00 am

Prowler: 3D printed custom remote controlled car #3dthursday

Awesome project to tear down an existing RC car and build up a custom from the stripped components, via 3ders.org:

Prowler is a custom remote controlled car designed Utype-design.

It features 3 wheels, rear wheel drive, front wheels and mid-body suspension.

All parts of the car were modeled in Solidworks and then 3D printed with FDM 3D printer, except for: the motor, servo, radio receiver, battery, suspension, rubber tires, front wheels, screws, and wires.

The 3D printed parts were then sanded and painted by hand. Watch the video below Prowler in action.

Read more.


649-1
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!

Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!

The Adafruit Learning System has dozens of great tools to get you well on your way to creating incredible works of engineering, interactive art, and design with your 3D printer! If you’ve made a cool project that combines 3D printing and electronics, be sure to let us know, and we’ll feature it here!


Check out all the Circuit Playground Episodes! Our new kid’s show and subscribe!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.