01 Dec '17, 3am

Skelly The Skeleton Is A Scary Good Musician

Skelly The Skeleton Is A Scary Good Musician

There are a lot of things to like about [BoneConstructor]’s Skelly the skeleton robot project . Note that we said, “project”. That’s because not only does the robot work well and is built well, but the journey he took to make it contains steps we’ve all taken ourselves. We can say that with confidence since it’s his first, and we’ve all had those. Skelly started life as a skeleton sitting in [BoneConstructor]’s antique race car at local car shows. Its eyes lit up and it made a moaning sound, which didn’t always work right. From there came lessons learned with head and arm servos, followed by problems with a PS2 remote and a control board. When he realized he’d have to write his own code, he was stymied by his lack of programming skills. But then he found Visuino , which as you can guess from the name is a visual way to program Arduinos, mostly consisting of drag-and-drop. ...

Full article: https://hackaday.com/2017/11/30/skelly-the-skeleton-is-a-...

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