Ant inspired hexapod robot – Apod

Ant inspired hexapod robot - Apod
A-Pod is an ant inspired hexapod robot that has a 2 dof “tail” and a 3 dof head with a total of 25 servos to drive it. This video demonstrates body movement and mandible control. I still have to do some mechanical improvements to the legs (therefore little walking). The addition of the head adds so much ...

Hexapod Crawler Robot

Hexapod Crawler Robot
This is the hexapod robot that made from plywood cut using CNC. Each body item was hand milled out from the large stencil, it was really fast and easy. Main body have 8 servos, 6 for the legs, and two for the head pan tilt system. He used TO-220 transistor nylon isolation mounts for the bearings, and bolts and locknuts ...

Funny hexapod dancing

Funny hexapod dancing
  I can just imagine hundreds of these things running around shooting lasers from their eyes, terrorizing cities, with little built-in speakers playing Mambo.  I’m usually very uncomfortable with anything that has more 6 or more legs, but this is just genius!! The cutest thing I’ve seen in a long time! But if there is ...

Transplant your Hexbug a Real Brain

Transplant your Hexbug a Real Brain
The Hexbug is a very cleverly designed, tiny toy robot bug. Out of the box, it has pretty limited functionality. Once removed from its package and switched on, it marches forward until its antennae bump an obstacle. It walks forward until its antennae bump something, then it backs up and turns left.  It then does a reverse-right turn, ...

6 Motors Terrain Robot – RHex

6 Motors Terrain Robot - RHex
RHex is a portable robot with extraordinary rough terrain mobility. It climbs in rock fields, mud, sand, vegetation, railroad tracks, slopes. It has a sealed body, making it fully operational in wet weather, muddy and swampy conditions, and it can swim on the surface or dive underwater. It’s remarkable terrain capabilities have been validated in government-run ...

Vexplorer Computer Control

Vexplorer Computer Control
[kernsy] developed a module that can be soldered into the Vexplorer remote that allows computer control of the Vexplorer robot.  It’s a nice little PICAXE based hack to provide computer control of a VExpolorer kit robot. The PICAXE takes serial commands and outputs the pulse commands normally generated by the controls directly to the RF chipset in ...