BOXZ (1)

BOXZ is is an open source robot platform for interactive entertainment! We connected Arduino, Plexiglass(or cardboard) Origami and your idea together, so we can easily and quickly build a remote robot by ourself! You can assembled it like LEGO! We can use it to playing football game, racing, fighting or some other interesting things!

Follow the step, I will show you how to build a BOXZ Base
Here are the drawing, skin of Mario, Android Client and Arduino code in the Att.

Version info:
BOXZ Base: Easy and funny, made by cardboard
BOXZ Pro: Support more sensor and use plexiglass
Size info:
The Cube of BOXZ: 128x128x128MM
The Skin of BOXZ: 130x130x130MM

Some more update:

Everything you can find it here, include the draw, Arduino code and skin…Have fun!

[Updating 2012.09.13]
And here is the Step by Step how to make a skin

Some of Skins are reference from the web:

BOXZ (1)

Author: Leo

License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Step 1: What we need?

We need a piece of cardboard which thickness is 2MM, some A4 pape and your idea!
We also need the following items Electronic Boards
1x Arduino (Seeeduino or  Arduino 328P 2009)
1x Driver Board (
1x BT board ( Component and some others
2x Analog Servor TowerProSG90  5V
4x bolts M2x10
8x nuts M22x bearing 623(3*10*4)
2x bolts M3x10
2x nuts M3 

1x battery case 4 x AA(min) or 5 x AA (7.5V DC)
2x bolts M2x30
2x nuts M2

2x TT Reduction Gear 1:48 or higher
2x DC Motor 130, 6V
2x Wheel 65MM
4x bolts M3x30
4x nuts M3
4x Hexagonal pillars M3+6
4x Hexagonal pillars M3x6
4x bolts M3x6
4x Breadboard Cable 5-10CM

BTW: some words in the photo is Chinese

BOXZ circuit (1)

Step 2: Before start 1/2

At the beginning, let’s have a look the structure of BOXZ Totally we have 14 piece parts of board
1x P001 Main support board
1x P002 Front support board
2x P003 Motor support board
2x P004 Wheel side vertical board
2x P005 Wheel covers horizontal board
1x P008 Arduino pallet board
1x P020 Peripheral front board
1x P030 Peripheral back board
2x P041 Peripheral side board [+ servo slot]
1x P050 Peripheral roof board 1Notice:
the parts P006 and 007 have been deleted!

Step 3: Before start 2/2

Than we should know the I/O define of our Arduino boardBTW: IIC is very usefull for our BOXZ Pro

Step 4: Preparing to Cut the cardboard

1. First, we need print the drawing on A4 paper, you can download from Github. or here!

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