Let's Make Robots!

Painfully slow crawler WIP

Moves forward

Used Arduino Uno and Adafruit motor shield to control this robot. I tried to build an "inchworm" similar to the hexbug design, but it went horribly wrong! The final result is cool, not quite what I wanted, but a good learning experience none the less. Again used steel strapping that is commonly used for plumbing applications to construct the frame and most of the linkages.

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Maybe you would like to take a look at this: http://www.grobot.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=189&catid=43&Itemid=82
I know it's all in greek, but maybe it can be of some help.

basile

@Maxhirez Ideally there would need to be a third servo at the bottom to pivot the structure. For this particular design I need to go back to the proverbial drawing board though... @jorgen: Most of what I do is art, so yes!

it is art

reminds me of http://sodaplay.com/

How does it corner?

is an interesting locomotion theme. With all the zip ties, obviously a prototype. :D