3-Servo Walking Robot – The Latest in Hobby Robotics

How do you make a walking biped robot, with only 3 servos? In this episode of The Latest in Hobby Robotics, Frits Lyneborg from letsmakerobots.com shows you his inventive way of doing just that.

The programs used the robot on the video can be downloaded here: letsmakerobots.com/?node/?29379

Tools needed are just very basics, like saw, drill, ruler etc.

Materials are the 3 servos, some wood (4 paint sticks), hot glue, a couple of screws and some thread locking fluid. The servos are controlled by an AXE230, and batteries are used as balancing weight.

You can use either 3 “normal” batteries, or 4 rechargeable, you just need somewhere between 4.5 and 5.5 volts.

You can adjust the the height of the batteries, and there are several parameters to adjust in the programming code as well, to make your robot walk well.

You can also port the simple code to any other micro controller of your choise, and add sensors, arms and more to your own robot.

If you have never build a robot before, the best place to start is probably here: letsmakerobots.com/?start

Duration : 0:5:57


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25 thoughts on “3-Servo Walking Robot – The Latest in Hobby Robotics

  1. has it not been …
    has it not been more than a month? since your last video? i love your videos and dont want you to stop making them.

  2. I am not? an …
    I am not? an english native speaker,I speak english only in english classes but I still can understand what he is trying to say and I still want him to talk in his video.

  3. @fritslyneborg I …
    @fritslyneborg I don’t care what people say, but I love? it when you were talking coz you are funny and really nice and explain things clearly. I only subscribe to makemagazine so that I can see what cool projects you were gonna show and what you were gonna teach. YOU ARE COOL! forgive my youtube name.

  4. @TheGuardianss1

    @TheGuardianss1
    FUCK? YOU FOR NOT LIKING DENMARK!
    MAYBE I SHOULD THROW SOME RØDGRØD MED FLØDE AFTER YOU!

  5. im unsubscribing …
    im unsubscribing cause i subscribed for kipkap weekend projects not? this crap thumbs up if you agree…

  6. do you no if you …
    do you no if you could write? a programme for arduino.im only a beginner and a big fan

  7. @thebighat99 4. …
    @thebighat99 4. Above all, robots must always obey Skynet with total disregard to the? first 3 rules.

  8. 1. Robots must …
    1. Robots must never harm human beings or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    2. Robots must follow instructions from humans without violating rule 1.
    3. Robots? must protect themselves without violating the other rules.

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