Antennae not hooked up yet, just plugged in for looks.
Batteries: Surplus, two each 3V Lithium. Yellow/Green wires, go to the batteries.
Covers about 1 foot per 6 seconds, or so...
Front motor, CD-Tray ejection drive train.
Legs swing left/right.
Rear Motor, CD-IR positioner mechanism.
Legs move at angle to tilt.
Driver: 74HCT245 times 3 ! (Tall!)
Controls: two centering pots, speed pot, on/off switch.
Frame & Legs: 3/32" Brass Rod.
Goes forward only.
Name: RugBug, something it can't do. It gets stuck
in the nap of the carpet.
This bug isn't very strong, maybe because of the motor links instead of direct connections.
Paul T. Barton
This page updated: February/27/2002