# Meet Bruce

This weekend, Andrea and I teamed up to create a little robot named Bruce.  We were able to get him to move forward (albeit in a somewhat circular pattern) by altering the starting and ending servo motor angles. We also had to compensate for the second servo motor being in a reverse position from the first. We modified the code by adding the second servo, such that for when one’s angle was 70 for example, the second would be 180-70.

Photo of Bruce

Watch Bruce go!

## components

• 2 servo motors
• a box lid
• 10 bamboo sticks
• 1 lobster mascot (named Bruce)
• 3 plastic spoons
• 1 ball of putty
• A lot of electrical tape
• 1 9v battery + connecter
• 1 arduino
• several connecting wires

## code

```/* Sweep

by BARRAGAN <http://barraganstudio.com>

This example code is in the public domain.

modified 8 Nov 2013

by Scott Fitzgerald

http://arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Sweep

*/

#include <Servo.h>

Servo myservo;

Servo myservo1;// create servo object to control a servo

// twelve servo objects can be created on most boards

int pos = 0;    // variable to store the servo position

int potPin = A0;

void setup()

{

myservo.attach(9);  // attaches the servo on pin 9 to the servo object

myservo1.attach(10);

}

void loop()

{

for(pos = 70; pos <= 180; pos += 1) // goes from 70 degrees to 180 degrees

{                                  // in steps of 1 degree

myservo.write(pos);

myservo1.write(230 - pos);

Serial.print(-pos);    // tell servo to go to position in variable 'pos'

delay(7);    // waits 15ms for the servo to reach the position

}

for(pos = 180; pos>=70; pos-=1)     // goes from 180 degrees to 70 degrees

{

myservo.write(pos);

myservo1.write(230 - pos);    // tell servo to go to position in variable 'pos'

delay(7);                       // waits 15ms for the servo to reach the position

}

}```