Friday, June 26, 2015

Z3US| EXOSKEL3TON


I made video for the EXOSKEL3TON I use to control Z3US. The video explains
how it works,so I'm going to just add the video to this post instead of writing a good post :)


Monday, June 22, 2015

Z3US| A LEGO MINDSTORMS HUMANOID| DETAILS


     I just posted this video to my YouTube channel and thought I'd share it here ;)





  Here are some more specifications:

With arm resting, 65 studs high X 39 studs wide.
2 EV3 bricks,
2 NXT bricks,
4 large EV3 motors,
1 medium EV3 motor,
and 5 NXT motors.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Z3US| A LEGO MINDSTORMS HUMANOID V.2



     I recently completed Z3US after about year of building and programming! Z3US is a humanoid robot built with the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 and NXT platforms. Z3US can move around via tank treads, controlled by a NXT joystick remote. Also, Z3US can mimic movements of the right arm via EV3 EXOSKEL3TON. Z3US uses a total of 2 NXT'S and 2 EV3'S (Including remotes). 

     One EV3 is used in the EXOSKEL3TON (Inspired by Daniele Benedettelli's [exoskeleton] and similar to Arthur Sacek's [Shadowing Humanoid] ). The second EV3 is in Z3US, and mimics the movements of the EXOSKEL3TON.

     The NXT'S are used for mobilizing Z3US. One NXT is used for the joystick remote, and the second, for the actual motors that you control with the joystick remote. Both NXT'S use the programs from philohome.com .

     I would like to thank those in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Group on facebook who helped me out. Also I would like to thank Bazmarc for all the help and support. 

     Following, are some photos and a video.






                                                                                                               


 Joystick [NXT] MASTER


The tank treads [NXT] SLAVE

 

EXOSKEL3TON [EV3] MASTER


Z3US ARM [EV3] SLAVE

You can expect at least one follow up video :)


Z3US UPDATE 02


Here is a second update video for Z3US. :)


Friday, May 8, 2015

Robotic Arm Project Update 01


This is a long term project I've been working on. My goal is to have a robotic arm which responds to voice commands. I am currently still working on hardware, which is inspired by the robotic arm by Simon Inns. Here are a few photos of what I have so far which isn't too much.















The caster above is used for support and the 
one below is going to be used as part of a joint.






Here are a few shoddy sketches.


Sorry about this sketch. I did it in my 
notebook and wrote all over it.


Saturday, April 4, 2015

Passive "Old Phone" Amplifier

Awhile back, I made a passive amplifier from an old phone. I got the idea from KipKay. I posted this earlier on the Facebook Page . I thought I'd post it here as well :)


Sunday, March 22, 2015