DIY Arduino RC Mars Rover

Mars rover remixed and inspired by bolbots mars rover on Thinigverse.

The rover uses an Arduino 101 for brains, BLE for communication, and the Blynk app for remote control.



Arduino IDE

The remote utilizes the free Blynk app.



Install Blynk from the app store, use it to scan this QR code to clone the project!

Blynk clone project image


Demo and tutorial


Printed Parts

Download the 3D files from here:



  • Arduino 101
  • Adafruit Motor Shield V2
  • 4x standard hobby servos
  • 4x gear motors with wheels
  • 3A BEC
  • Switch
  • Fuse
  • 2S Lipo


  • 4x 100mm RC shock
  • 12x M3x30mm button head screw
  • 16 M3 nut
  • 4 M3 nylon nut
  • 16 M3 washer
  • 4 M4x20mm screw
  • 8 M4 nut
  • 8 M4 washer
  • 1 1/4″x8″ all thread bolt
  • 2 1/4″ nylon nut
  • 6 1/4″ fender washer