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tbaumg
06-09-2011, 11:42 AM
Hi all, I’m new here and wanted to share a robot project I’ve been working on for a while. It’s called the TROBOT.
It’s a miniature six-axis articulated robot, modeled after large industrial & assembly line robots.

http://letsmakerobots.com/files/imagecache/robot_fullpage_header/field_primary_image/IMG_7366.jpg

These versions (2.0 & 3.0) of the TROBOT were built on a very tight budget -- the entire project material costs were under $100. I’m currently raising funds to build a new more robust, more precise version (KickStarter Project: The TROBOT 4.0) (http://kck.st/mwxqyE), and plan to release them as robot kits. I just ordered some Dynamixel servos to start work on version 4.0. I also hope Trossen will be interested in reselling them here too.

http://letsmakerobots.com/files/userpics/u15725/01_TROBOTv30_Pic1.jpg

Complete project documentaiton and source code can be found here:
• TROBOT 3.0, Honorable Mention – TI Design Stellaris 2010 (http://www.circuitcellar.com/designstellaris2010/winners/TI2845.html)
• TROBOT 2.0, Honorable Mention – WizNET iMCU 2010 (http://www.circuitcellar.com/iMCU/winners/HM/003184.html)

See a Demo Video Here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKBx3fmdeH0

My YouTube channel has a variety of other project videos as well: http://www.youtube.com/tbaumg
(http://www.youtube.com/tbaumg)

Thanks for any feedback you can provide!