We've recently received a number of question on how could the SUV box robot be charged. The answer is simple - you detach the back pane. The question and topic of detaching modules from a robot and attaching them again is really interesting and powerfull and yet not very often implemented in many robots.
- 19 Nov 2018
Building your robot as a collection of different modules gives you the ability to detach and attach parts of the robot, to reuse and to make your design much more agile. And agile designs are easier to modify to answer the new requirements.
Detaching modules is not a new concept and in LEGO Mindstorms it is easily implemented. There are "Techin Pin Long with Stop Bush" that could be used for this.
The example above shows you how to easily detach the back pane of the robot and to allow for the robot to be charged. There are 6 Pins that should be pulled and then the pane.
How many pins for locking
It is a good practice to use 2 pins for each side where your module is connected. In our case we are attaching the module on 3 sides so we have 6 red pins with Stop Bush.
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