Star Wars EP7 BB-8 Droid VERSION 3

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I’ve installed a potentiometer above the main axle to measure the rotation of the trousers. This way I can turn that axis/motor into a servo. The main motors will be driven by BTS7960 drivers of which there are three for the main ball axis:

I’ve also mounted an Arduino Mega 2650 and some power distribution strip. Batteries are four 5Ah 11.1V LiPos:

Some more pictures of the wiring, check out the videos for more info: