This section is about the new leg actuators and making the robot walk better, check out the main project index for the rest of the build.
There are some YouTube videos about this section, or scroll down for pictures and words.
I bought new linear actuators from Gimson Robotics, these were a special order so they will go at roughly 100mm/s:
The new actuators make the robot a lot more solid, they also include limit switches which I’ve used to disconnect the PWM to the motor drivers so they brake hard. Check out the video above to see it working.
My name is James Bruton, I live in Southampton, UK.
Please note that this is my personal project website, I have no products for sale, most of the information is provided so that you can have a go yourself... Read More