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LDO current regulator for power LED
Challenge You've got a power LED? Great! Build a flash light! What does the spec say? "Voltage: 3.6 .. 3.8 V, power 3 W." Okay. This means that it draws some 800 … Read more
3D printing
Using a
Recently I ordered a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic. On Thursday I've got mail: "Your order # ...... has been Complete - Packed and Shipped." Deep breath. From experience I … Read more

TSWLhexaPOC

Okay, I broke the rules. Yes, I'm ashamed. But I don't give up. Hopefully this is the right place for this article...

TSWLhexaPOC? Well, Two Servo Watt's Linkage hexapod Proof Of Concept would have been a bit too long for a name, wouldn't it? I stumbled over a few hexapods controlled by three servos. Well, it should be possible to walk over a plane with only two of them. If this is possible using some simple gear it would save money when building small robots. How did I find a solution?