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  1. oracid

    RIS 51515 HexaPlod Mk1

    Thank you for sharing this great work.
  2. This is a very good alternative of omni wheel ! It goes front/back and left/right whose are 90°. But does it goes front/right ? I mean 45°.
  3. In this video, you can see the new version of my 5 bars with extension quadruped robot. In this new version, le leg is thinner thus the connection between the servo arm and the leg is contiguous. And the main axis of the 5 bars has been raised by 1L. All this gives a more simpler and realistic look than the previous version. https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/185173-5bq-e-5-bars-quadruped-with-extension/
  4. Here are the mounting instructions for this quadruped.
  5. In this new video, I show that a 5 bars linkage is similar at a 5 bars linkage with extension. With this linkage, my new quadruped is more like in the real life. Thank you in advance for your feedback.
  6. After a few quadrupeds, I try an intrusion towards the bipedal mechanism. Not easy ! But, I hope to bring my brick to the building.
  7. oracid

    New ! Flex Robot Leg

    Here, you can see my last quadruped. But, yes, I guess it is possible to make a quadruped with flex-leg. The goal is to move servos on the chassis for more than 2 DOF without any heavy mechanical transmission. Another way is the "Spherical Parallel Joint". They are many examples in YouTube. I don't know if I will be successful myself, but if someone does, I would also be very satisfied.
  8. oracid

    New ! Flex Robot Leg

    Thank you all. I use an Arduino Uno and a Sensor Shield V5.0.
  9. oracid

    New ! Flex Robot Leg

    Thank you. Lego pieces are amazing and I have used them for a very long time. For me, these are pieces of plastic that I do not hesitate to cut, sand or glue and to associate with other technologies such as radio control servos and microcontrollers such as Arduino. All this gives me exceptional design options that I invite you to share.
  10. oracid

    New ! Flex Robot Leg

    Thank you. Happy new year to every body.
  11. This time, I show you a flexible robot leg. I believe this linkage is very new. I hope, one day I will make this biped walking with this movement.
  12. Here is my last video where I show a quadruped running at 1m/s speed.
  13. FourBarQuad525 is a quadruped that weighs 525g. Unlike my previous quadruped, https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/181228-fourbarquad550-light-and-speed-quadruped/, it is equipped with the MG92B servo which has a torque of 3.5kg.cm against 2.2kg.cm for the MG90S. This allowed me to increase the size of the femur, the rudder, by 8mm, or 1L (Lego unit). It may seem ridiculous, but on this scale, it is not negligible. In this video, I show that this quadruped goes at a speed of 15s for 8m, or less than 20s for 10m. For comparison, the last TRR (Toulouse Robot Race), I have prevailed with over 40s to 10m. I think less than 10s for 10m is accessible, but with faster servos. Because there, from a programming point of view, I can go much faster, but the servo does not have time to reach the setpoint.
  14. The goal here is to make a very light and very fast quadruped robot.
  15. Here is a shoulder study for a quadruped. Here I used 2 MG90S servos. The volume of the mechanism is very compact and its weight is around 40g. I have to say that I am quite happy with the result. As can be seen in the video, the shoulder can lift around 250g. To be tested therefore with a 1kg quadruped. The mechanism looks like a 5 bar, but it is not. It allows the coupling of 2 servos without worrying about the alignment of the axes of the servos, the position of the axis of rotation and the position of the axis of the mechanical coupling with the leg. This seemed essential to me because of the alignment problems of the servos with the Lego mechanics. I would be very surprised if my mechanism was original, there are so many of them, but I would like to know what mechanism it is.