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Polycarbonate vs UHMW For Building Robots

28 Sep

source: http://www.geocities.com/kokop76/morbo/morbo1.html

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Morbo is a biped robot I designed and built to experiment with. It is intended to be a continually developing platform to test various methods of locomotion and processing. Although there are currently several biped kits on the hobby market, I’ve decided to ” roll my own ” so to speak. I love machining and building, and I have a few things I haven’t seen before that I’d like to try.

The above picture shows Morbo in almost the current configuration. Missing in that picture is the wireless link. The current incarnation consists of:

6 Hitec 475HB Servos

PicoPic Serial Servo controller

Sparkfun Electronics Blue SMiRF Bluetooth radio

Custom build aluminum chassis

1500Mah 7.4v LiPo Battery

Medusa Electronics 3.5A BEC

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Posted by on September 28, 2007 in DIY, Fabrication, Industrial Plastics, Recreation

 

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