Automatic Bullseye, MOVING DARTBOARD

Birt 21 mar 2017
I have been working on this board for over 3 years. Super pumped to finally share it with all y'all.

Here is a link to some of the software we wrote:
0:08- I'm so- Andrew Applepie-
0:37- Cereal Killa- Blue Wednesday -
3:49- Berlin- Andrew Applepie-
5:41- Special song written just fo my bad self- Lincoln Hoppe,
6:26- Too Happy to be cool by Notebreak-
Summary: I fulfilled a 3 year long dream to create a dartboard where you get a bullseye every time thanks to some engineering. Basically, you throw a dart and then a Vicon motion capture system tracks the dart in the air. We use those x,y,z positions in matlab to predict where the dart will land using some regression analysis. Once we know where it will land, we move the board to the right spot using 6 stepper motors that attach to the back of the board using fishing line. All of this happens in 400ms or so. Then we took it to a bar to see what people would think of it (SPOILER ALERT: they liked it)

I make videos like this once a month all year long while supplies last:
FACEBOOK: MarkRoberISchats
TWITTER: #!/MarkRober
INSTAGRAM: markrober


  • "I used to suck at darts!" **nervous laughter**

  • 5:30 : I used to suck at darts!!! u still do

  • Hey mark rober!!! just wondering, do you make more money on youtube then you got at nasa?

  • Random pepole: are u good at darts? Mark rober: well no, but actually yes

  • He could have also just learnt how to get better at darts 🎯

  • Who’s going to tell him the bullseye isn’t the highest scoring spot

  • Me that can even get a LED to work: 👁👄👁

  • i love how i dont understand anything he explains but it looks fun to watch

  • 4:20 Who understands absolutely nothing he says

  • I think he should build a gaming pc

  • 👁👄👁

  • Mark Rober: “Raspberry Pi....” Me: I like raspberry pie MOM CAN YOU MAKE SOME PIE! My dad: Oh geez 🙄

  • so basically aimbot but for darts?

  • Is your a science teacher your kids would be smart

  • 5:30 bro that guy looks like pog guy

  • But bullseye isnt best - 3x20 is best so u get 3x20 = 60 in 3 shots 180 points xD so u have to get another board with 3x20 Instant Win 😂

  • Getting a bullseye isn't the best 3 triple 20 is

  • Braincells left the chat

  • I can see the military application of this. The computer will control the platform a VIP is standing on to keep the VIP off the trajectory of any incoming projectile.

  • Michel van gerwen joint the chat

  • Mark! Go for the triple 20, not the bullseye

  • aimbot inna nutshell

  • its powered by super squirrels

  • 4:22 mumbo jumbo Redstone be like

  • Take a bow to this dude

  • Wow

  • Okay now do this with a soccer goal

  • Should of made it hit the triple 20 so it would be worth more

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  • Rinnegan

  • Hi

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  • Moral of the story if you are someone who can inovate you are good at anything.

  • you should make a autamatic triple 20 dartboard

  • when i saw the back of that board my head stopt working

  • i actually learned some of what you say here playing ksp

  • He needs to do one were you always get triple 20

  • *hits the ground*

  • Dude you should have just made it a magnet

  • Could you do this with, um, eh, 50 caliber bullets


  • Andre Johnson

  • He said he sucks but then later he gets a bullseye without it moving 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Some people are so confused

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  • William Burns

  • Kyrie Irving

  • This man taught me more in 5 years than 7 years of school

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  • He spent 3 years making this video and I'm watching it 3 years after its upload

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  • “I used to suck at darts!” Drunk man in bar

  • I have the same dartboard

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  • anyone knows which stepper mototrs he used?

  • All of this just went in one ear and out the other

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  • nerd

  • Cool

  • I used to suck a darts 😀

  • can you make it land on the triple 20?

  • But the bullseye isn’t the best place to hit

  • Sad that you'd never win with this dart board

  • Your videos are perfect to dream back before covid!

  • Lol a bullseye isn't the best. The triple 20 is.

  • triple 20 is what you want..

  • Smort

  • _I m gonna take my gf to the bar & play blind darts with her_ 🎯😉

  • 5:22 😳😳😳

  • Lol he made it 3 years before the video was posted but me watchs it 3 years after he posted it

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  • This is soo epic

  • Why has this only 17 mil views it desirves a 8 turn 90 degrees

  • *I suck at FPS games but im good at hacking which mean im actually really good at FPS games*

  • This man is literally Edison 2

  • God bless everyone. Jesus is coming. Repent from your sins! There's no time left. Serve the one true God! GOD LOVES YOU ALL💖🔥!!!

  • First of all I did not understand the tech part o this but sounds amazing

  • I love watching his videos to understand how he makes them so interesting.

  • 5:23

  • This is amazing Mark

  • so this dart board took 3 years and two nasa engineers to make..

  • Do this but with a pool table!

  • Your making the world more lazy dude sooo destroy it now

  • I suck at fighting at war But im good at engineering *Aimbots someone 2.5 miles away and made tanks with flamethrower* So im actually good at war

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  • This won't make you the world's best dart player. Triple 20 every time would have worked better.

  • so nobody is going to talk about how at 1:23 the man was fisting someone

  • I suck in darts but good engineering, which means I actually really good in darts. In short I'm really a cheater

  • Ummm what did you say! Flew way over my head

  • He has no clue how darts work does he 😂

  • Wow

  • wouldn't it be better if you did it with the triple 20?😅

  • I'd still miss and hit the outer rim ...

  • Did you know that a bullseye is 50 but a triple 20 is 60 and in one dart you can get 60 and in one more dart you can get 50 for a bullseye

  • Darts farts...... Pffffffffftt Real question here is .... How much for the _"Airwolf"_ shirt?

  • I cannot believe stuffmadehere created a baseketball hoop that does the same in only a few months, shows how insane he is!

  • Don't mind me, I'm just re-watching this after Elon's comment about catching SuperHeavy (Starship's booster) by it's gridfins

  • Who’s gonna tell him the bullseye doesn’t give you the most points 😬

  • Who’s gonna tell him about the triple 20? 😅

  • Mark is a................. cool dad Cool uncle Cool teacher Cool person ;)