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Skip to 0 minutes and 12 secondsOK. Let's see if we can put the robot together. So we've got the main middle bit here that we've specially printed, and the motors click on to those, like so. All right. And then we take the second one. It plugs on like so. [CLICK] Click. Then the two wheels, they just fit on to the end, like so, And then the second one.

Skip to 0 minutes and 43 secondsAnd then the battery holder. Clip for the battery holder goes like that, and then the battery itself fits in like so. And then you can see on this other version here, with everything is assembled, the circuit board itself just clips on.

Skip to 1 minute and 1 secondAnd, hey, presto. And if you want to add the speaker, that just plugs in like so.

Skip to 1 minute and 11 secondsAnd here we have an ERIC.

A final question about ERIC

In this video Richard explains how to assemble an ERIC from individual components. Each part is specifically designed to click together - with no complex instructions or soldering required.

Based on some of the comments we’ve been reading, when we come to future runs of the course we think learners may like to have their own ERIC. Would you be willing to help us with a bit of market research by completing the following brief poll?

Whether you’d like to own an ERIC or not – we’d really like to hear your thoughts!

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Begin Robotics

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