How to Build a Self-Balancing Electric Scooter

Getting Started

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After seeing the balancing skateboard, we thought we would built a Balancing Platform to test out the technology.

Making a stand-on balancing unit is the same as a skateboard but the wheels are wider apart and the board is turned 90 degrees so the rear end of kids scooters were used. They were quite small but were quick and easy for testing.

Just don't hit any big bumps! We only had a few bit of skin missing from our shins and one hole in the wall!