Anthrophex – Linear actuator feedback

Obviously having feedback for each of the linear actuators is a pretty big requirement (though not essential realistically for the leg lifting actuators), therefore a fair bit of through needs to go into this section. I was originally going to use flex sensors on the joints to measure the angle of each joint but after […]

Skelecs: Part 5 – Getting there

To my surprise (as ever… I seem to surprise myself a lot with my timing), I’m coming to the end of making my Skelecs, within my time schedule of getting back to university (Tuesday). I’ve finished all the drilling and my mums partner has my steel and my plans for where to drill the DD […]

PREPARE YOURSELVES FOR THE PHOBASS V!

Yes! Today, the big moment arrived any my sexy ass piece of Phobass (MDF) arrived! I’ve never dabbled in 3d design in my life but with the help of a willing manufacturer and a bit of time to learn how to use Inkscape, I managed to do a full design for a fairly good price! […]

Phobass PCB disaster!

Oh no! After completing the mainboard PCB, it turns out that I’ve wrongly designed two sections of ther board, damn! The power section has one wrong link and the model that I made for the processor board is 0.1″ too small. I’m a little annoyed but fortunately, these problems can be relatively easily rectified. I’ve […]