Online:
Visits:
Stories:
Profile image
By solidsmack (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Model of the Week: 3D Printed Quadruped Robot [Four Times the Awesome!]

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 15:12
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

3D-Printed-Quadruped-Robot-00

Glory be! I’ve always said I wanted a baby quadruped of my very own. Those gang members with knives laughed, but I still kept saying it. After I got them all shirts with a cute baby quadruped graphic on it, they stopped trying to cut me. Just goes to show you Huey Lewis & the News, that’s The Power of (Quadruped) Love.

And this quadruped by Instructables user Toglefritz (aka Scott), is sure to stir the emotions of anyone. It. Is. Muy fabuloso, vato. According to his photos, it’s the size of a large cat, and each of the four legs has a full three degrees of freedom.

3D-Printed-Quadruped-Robot-04

He has the whole project laid out, step-by-step, and includes assembly animations and videos–it’s one of the finest guides I’ve seen on Instructables. He provides the list of purchase parts (and links), the code libraries and, of course, the 3D model files (iges and stl) he created using Fusion 360.

All together it’s made up of Lynxmotion Botboarduino, a SSC-32 Servo Controller, 12 Hitec Servo, a 16 LED NeoPixel Ring, and 38 3D printed parts, all controlled via a modded wireless PS2 controller. Scott had his printed via 3D Hubs by a local printer and shipped out to him.

He goes into great detail on each step of the build and has some great tips along the way that are sure to help you with other builds. You can download the model on Github and follow the Instructable here.

Have a model you think everyone needs? Share the link and details with us here!

3D-Printed-Quadruped-Robot-04

3D-Printed-Quadruped-Robot-03

3D-Printed-Quadruped-Robot-01

The post Model of the Week: 3D Printed Quadruped Robot [Four Times the Awesome!] appeared first on SolidSmack.

Read more about CAD, product design and related technology at SolidSmack.com



Source: http://www.solidsmack.com/cad/model-week-3d-printed-quadruped-robot-four-times-awesome/

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.