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Aug202011

Domabot - Classroom Robot Design

This is a great robot to use in class. It is quick to build, and plenty of places to add attachments.

You can download the complete colour pdf (including additional attachments) - Here

 

 

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Reader Comments (32)

Damien,
Thank you for a wonderful teaching tool (Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher). I have been using it as a basis for a survey class with 7th and 8th graders. They have learned so much in the past two months. You rock!
We are experiencing some difficulty implementing the program for 'Did You Hear That?". My students have the robot stopping to a hand clap, slowly turning 360 degrees, but cannot seem to get it to see the alien. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Margaret

October 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMargaret

Margaret, send me an email with the details and I'll see if I can see what is going on

October 23, 2011 | Registered CommenterDamien Kee

this site was a great help
THANKYOU SOOO MUCH!!!!!

February 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterbtrlol

The directions are very helpful!!!! Thank you!!1

March 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnomyness

OMG . ! I LOVE IT (: Thankssssss So Much . !

March 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

great help bro :)

June 4, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjeffery

wow It works really great thabks alot!

July 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdude

Damien, I'm on year four of using this design and I got to let you know it's still my favorite, both for students who are beginners and beginning teachers I am training. You rock!

September 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterIan Chow-Miller

Thanks Ian, I'm glad you like it! :)

September 9, 2012 | Registered CommenterDamien Kee

It worked, be carefull on not having brain flipped around.

September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRuss Renfro

My Lego Robotics Team loves your domabot design!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

October 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLego Elites

Thanks LEGO Elites. Can I add a stickpin of your location to our map? http://www.damienkee.com/domabot-global-map/

October 9, 2012 | Registered CommenterDamien Kee

Yes

October 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLego Elites

Buen robot, facil de armar y como primera experiencia para trabajar por ejemplo con labview for lego mindstorms es excelente.

October 29, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjhon mario bolanso

I love this time of the school year. Year 6 & 7 students come to the high school to do Robotics and game making. Year 10 Computer Education is investigating mine mapping and year 9 Future Problem Sovlers are investigating life on Mars using robotics. The NXT computer lab is a buz with activity.

Thanks Damien for introduction me to NXT <3

November 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJennie Brown

hi gr8 post .
Can u give some robot ideas using PLC s for line follower with progs

December 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterABC

Our FLL team used a modified Domabot in reginals and it worked really well. Thanks

January 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLess Than Three

Damien,
Thank You Soo Much This was Very Helpful For My Class Of 6th Graders In 2013 We Have Exprience So Much Of These Robots Because Of This
The Kids Loved It And Enjoyed This project !

April 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBrianna

OMG !!!! Thanks Daminen This Helped

April 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJessica

"Less than Three", Brianna, Jessica, can I add you to our map of global DomaBot users? http://www.damienkee.com/domabot-global-map/

Just let me know where o put the stickpin!

April 9, 2013 | Registered CommenterDamien Kee

awsomeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thx it is cool

April 10, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteralex

its cool and easy and awsome,looks cuol <<<it means cool

April 10, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteralexander

Genialllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll..............

June 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJHON GONZALES

Damien,
We are trying to download the PDF file for this robot, but after downloading domabot_build.pdf (1,388,552 bytes) there is an error <PDF Structure 40: Invalid reference table (xref)>. Are you able to confirm that the file on the download page is still valid please? Thanks.

August 29, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterggrinton

Great robot! Me and my friends were looking for one that was easy to assemble. Thanks !!! - -
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January 10, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSAvannah

Lllllllllllllllllloooooooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

January 15, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPreppyCoolNerdyCatPrincess

Awesome add a turrent on the back and some armor and you have a fighting bot

March 28, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterKorto Vos

Thanks so much IT WAS AWESOME FOR SCHOOL ELECTIVES

October 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

how do you connect the wires

December 8, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterlincoln

BROM BROM goes the domabot

February 13, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterConor

Thanks for this simple bot design. I made a couple modifications to it so I could build it with my retail NXT kit:
- The retail kit doesn't include the large pulleys that you used for the caster, so I substituted the medium "rounded" 20-tooth gear.
- The tires for the retail kit are lower profile than the balloon tires you used.
- As a result of these changes, the light/color sensor had to be raised up one hole on its mounting arm.

Also, I noticed that the .pdf and .html instructions are different. The connection between the Brick and the motors seems more stable and secure in the .pdf version than what's shown in step 2 above. Do you have an opinion on which is "better"?

May 8, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDennyMo

thanks darling <3

May 22, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterdeez nuts

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