30 Jul '17, 2pm

Hackaday Prize Entry: 18-DOF Hexaopod Aiming to Float

Hackaday Prize Entry: 18-DOF Hexaopod Aiming to Float

[Ken Conrad] didn’t like spiderbot projects he saw on the Internet: they mostly had 2 degrees of freedom per leg—if not fewer. He set out to make a hexapod robot with 18 DOF and the ability to move in any direction. Measuring around 20” from tip to tip, the custom, 3D-printed chassis was designed around eighteen SG90 9g micro servos. Each leg has 3 servos, one to move the tip, one for the middle, and one to move the entire leg back and forth, crab-style.

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2017/07/30/hackaday-prize-entry-18-do...

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