This is an old Moc of mine, and probably my favorite thing I’ve built. So from around 2008-2010 I worked at one of the hybrid Lego store/Education centers as a teacher doing robotics classes, which inspired me to get my own NXT set. Eventually it ended up integrated into the rest of my collection, to awesome effect.
This one here runs both the Mindstorms NXT and the smart motor from the DDK. In the feet are the motors from a Technic RC car, so it got around pretty fast. The mouth also opened and closed, geared together a bit like the Bahrag. Best of all, the whole thing was controlled by a wireless PS2 controller!
It also had a removable motorized Zamor launcher, which was so much fun I implemented it into the robotics classes at the store. Everyone had a blast! (hehe)
I really think that this moc wouldn’t have worked without all the BIonicle parts. They really helped add a lot to the aesthetic , in a way that I couldn’t have done with pure technic. Gives it a robot-animal vibe, maybe like the Manas?
So have any of you guys done something like this, a Bionicle-Mindstorms hybrid? Or electronic/RC Bionicle mocs?