Mount QTPY


Angle one side of the QT Py board at an angle. The board snap fits into the corners.

Attach Servo holder


Align the servo holder, as shown, to the screw holes on the QT Py mount.

Use two M2.5x5mm screws to attach the parts.

Assemble sensor mount


Align the inner screw mounts to the screw mounts on servo holder.

Use two M2.5x5mm screws to secure.

Attach sensor


The SCD40/41 sensor is secured with two or four M3x5mm screws.

Press fit servo


Align the wire to the cutout on the servo holder. Slide the servo into the holder with the shaft facing outward. 

Connect Sensor 


Use a short Stemma cable to connect the sensor to the QT Py.

Attach Servo

 

Solder the servo to the QT Py directly or by adding short female headers with jumper cables for a modular build.  

Attach lid

 

Fit the cutout on the lid to the shape of the servo housing. 

Use M2x12mm screws to attach the servo to the lid.

Slide the lid assembly inside the case. Align the sensor to the center square cutout on the case.

Press fit the snaps on the case to the snaps on the lid to securely attach. 

Attach wall hook

 

Use M2.5x8mm screws to attach the wall hook to the back of the case.

 

Assemble wings

 

Lay the bird on top of the wing with a nub. Place the wing with a hole on top of the bird. Use heat to soften the tip of the nub. Use a small spatula to flatten the nub. This will create a rivet to secure the wings together. 

Attach bird horn

 

First set the servo position to "up". Align and press fit the bird "horn" to the servo shaft. 

Complete!

This guide was first published on Sep 20, 2022. It was last updated on May 13, 2024.

This page (Assemble) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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