build you own robot in two hours! (this is the entry version "green", if you want to play with Bluetooth APP go to Otto DIY PLUS)
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Otto DIY

This Repository have all open source files for Otto DIY an interactive robot that anyone can make! Otto walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles. Is completely and truly open source, Arduino compatible, programmable, 3D printable, once you have all components and tools you will be able to build your own Otto in only 1 hour! NO SOLDERING REQUIRED! you can just buy all components in our website This is the entry version of Otto DIY if you want to try Bluetooth connection, APP control, more sensors please go to Otto DIY+ (PLUS) repository

For the hardware

If you want to make by your own gather all electronic parts that you'll need for this assembly, then 3d print the latest .stl files and then follow the instruction manual PDF to build your own robot

For the quick start programming and learners

  1. download V3; is an opensource software released by MakeBlock for easy programming Robot by Drop and Drag blocks. Based on Scratch 2.0 (MIT), beside sharing the great Feature of Scratch, mBlock also integrated an Arduino Code generator for upload program into Arduino based Hardware.
  2. install Otto Extension in mBlock software use Arduino mode
  3. drag and drop functions, dance, sounds and conditionals from robot Otto blocks
  4. connect and check COM port
  5. upload your own code!

For the advanced programming

  1. Download & Install Arduino IDE: also this driver if you have a clone board: for PC, or for MAC
  2. Copy all libraries to C:\Users\user\Documents\Arduino\libraries (or wherever your library folder is installed):
  3. Open for example Otto_smooth_criminal.ino, make sure in tools you have "Board: Arduino Nano" "Processor ATmega328" and your Otto is connected to the corresponding port
  4. Upload code to your Otto and will dance!
  5. Make your own dance just modify the Arduino .ino sketch code using same functions

Otto was design using Autodesk 123D Design software now in Thinkercad!

You can modify it for customization or further improvements!

Otto was inspired by another robot BoB the BiPed and programmed using code from biped robot Zowi Otto's differences are in the assembled size (11cm x 7cm x12cm), accessibility, cleaner integration of component and gestures.

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Otto DIY by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.