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Makeblock Construction Sets

Makeblock is an educational constructional system from making robotic machines and learning programming. It is mainly made from anodised aluminium extrusions. It is currently made in China from around 2011. It has a website https://www.makeblock.com/


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MAKEBLOCK

Maker
 
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Country
China
Dates
2011
Material
Aluminium (Alloy) / Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
double-tapped (see comment *1)
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
92
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
16.0 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4 (see comment *3)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0 (see comment *4)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese with slight taper &/or rounding (crosshead)
(see comment *5)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright Zinc plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
System with many unusual parts, often extruded, & electronics etc, for making Robots etc.*1 At right angles. *2 & 8.0. *3 Often slightly smaller to be opened out. *4 & 8.0. *5 Socket set screw.

Below there are manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


An introductory manual on Makeblock.

A Quick Start manual on Makeblock.

A Makeblock manual for the 1 DOF Robot.

A Makeblock manual for the 2WD.

Another Makeblock manual for the 2WD.

A Makeblock manual for the 4 Legged Robot.

The Parts List for the Makeblock Advanced Kit.

A Makeblock manual for the Arduino Box.

A Makeblock manual for the Beer Robot.

A Makeblock manual for the Big Tank.

A Makeblock manual for the Forklift.

A Makeblock manual for the inventor Kit Projects.

The Parts List for the Lab Kit.

A Makeblock manual for the mBot.

A Makeblock manual for the mBot Ranger.

A Makeblock manual for the Music Robot V2.0.

A Makeblock manual for the Slide.

A Makeblock manual for the Small Tank.

A Makeblock manual for the Starter Robot Kit - Bluetooth Version.

A Makeblock manual for the Starter Robot Kit - IR Version.

The Parts List for the Makeblock Starter Robot Kit.

A Makeblock manual for the Tank with Robot Arm.

A Makeblock manual for the Triangular Tank.

A Makeblock manual for the Ultimate Robot Kit.

The Parts List for the Makeblock Ultimate Kit.

A Makeblock manual for the Ultimate Robot 90024 Kit.

Makeblock Instructions - How to make a Music Robot.

Makeblock Instructions - How to make a Tower of Hanoi.

Makeblock Instructions - How to make a Small Tank with ultrasonics.

Makeblock Instructions - How to make a Walle.

Makeblock Instructions - How to make a X-Y plotter.

Makeblock Instructions - How to make Music