Power Legs!

This page is about building power legs for the suit, check out the main project index for the rest.

There are some YouTube videos about this section, or scroll down for pictures and words:

YT07

The legs are made from wood! but his can be changed later if the idea works out well. Like all leg projects I build they are parallelograms – they need to support the weight of the ExoArm so they are sprung upwards with a large ‘press exerciser’ spring:

I’m using a similar 3D printed gearbox and brushless motor to the other sections to pull blocks and tackles. This will actually be to lift each leg and I take steps, relying on the spring to support the load: