Let's Make Robots!

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Mercfh's picture

Dude this is like the coolest thing i've ever seen

makeitcool's picture

nice project i am looking to make my own and this is a great help! how many pounds does that servo bracket hold?  does a standard size servo work in the pan/tilt? Also i really like the design and the metal or whatever the base is made out of.

I want to see this mounted to InterbotiX PhantomX Hexapod. Hexapod Is maybe too small for that, but making this move like that would be awesome...

Tyberius's picture

Actually, I have an RX-64 based Hexapod in the works that'll be about 1m in diameter. That should carry the paintball gun no problem (and I intend to do exactly that).

DutchBot's picture

What gun are you using on that?

Tyberius's picture

Tippman? I honestly don't recall, my boss just went to a paintball gun store and said: Give me your cheapest one with an electronic trigger.

Nice job!

The perfect match for this machine gun will be the camera you are going to install and a recognition software running on a laptop to detect movement and face recognition when the objetives are calm and quiet. But please, shoot low!


Towlieboy78's picture

Very nice job. This beats airsoft and nerf sentries. Now to find a human gunea pig and get them on tape :D

renkku's picture

Awesome project!!

'I am very impressed, and the camera is going to make this even cooler.

Nice work man!

Tyberius's picture

Thanks! I actually have such a sensor and have used one mounted on a similar (smaller) airsoft turret. Hit the target sensor and it disabled the turret for X seconds. 

Code is available here, though note that it uses some custom libraries (all available for download from Vanadium Labs' site)