“This is a down and dirty Instructable to really let this community know about a fun project that I discovered some other Star Wars Junkies were building. I have a few SCI FI items in my movie room and once I saw this, I had to make this.
This is the summation of two resources and me doing the work. There is a guy in the UK who details a number of Droids in CAD / STL files and sells the files on Etsy (see link below). And another gentleman designed the arduino circuit that detects motion and plays sounds when motion is detected in front of the droid.
I had to modify the original droid 3D files to fit it up for the arduino circuit.
Where to go for the initial information starts with crediting…
Giving MUCH Deserved Credits:
Droid Division - 3D STL Print Files go to @Spacebobs
On Etsy - https://www.etsy.com/listing/738096855/
“SpaceBobs Pit Droid Movie Styled 3D printable files”
For support on Model & Build, see the community on Facebook at - www.facebook.com/SpacebobsDroids/
Arduino Base Program & Circuit - John Guarnero (www.guarnero.com) Check out his website.. really cool stuff he has built well beyond this droid.
Approx 3- 4 spools of PLA filament
3D print files from Droid Division
(1) Arduino Nano
(1) HiLetgo HC-SR501 PIR Infrared Sensor
(1) HiLetgo YX5300 UART Control Serial MP3 Music Player Module
(1) MicroSd card
(1) Panel Mount 2.1mm DC barrel jack (Optional)
(1) 5 VDC Wall Power Adapter (2000mA) Connector 2.1mm plug
(1) Audio Amplifier Board, DROK 5W+5W Mini Amplifier Board
(1) 3.5mm Mini Stereo Audio Cable with Plugs (M/M)
4 kinds of Rustoleum Paints - automotive primer, silver paint, Hammered copper, hammered steel
Kwik seal or similar caulk to make wear points for fatiqued paint look
Epoxy / Super glue as needed”