radio-controlled

I managed to get the little Jansen style walker up and running on radio control. Probably overloaded the central supports with a huge 5 cell AA Nicad pack, and 7 channel Rx… and indeed it did “realign” the gears, which caused a bit of skipping....

CNC milling machine

Following our success with our CNC drilling machine, we’re now helping Justin from BuildBrighton hack our own device to create a CNC milling machine (that change in two little letters makes all the difference!)Whereas our drilling machine had a simple...

Legs

I rebuilt the servo mounts and everything seems sort of sorted. There’s lots of flex due to the wonky gears, but it seems to move. I think i need to add some tension springs to keep the legs pointing in the right direction, they get easily deflected. Also my...

walker-working

I’ve had trouble getting enough torque out of the tiny HS50 servos that were fitted to the walker, so last night at #BuildBrighton I added a pair of meaty old 3003’s from an old antweight robot. It works, buuut I need to make some mounting brackets. Video...