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This is a MakerBotable kit to modify a RoboNova-1 and add another DOF so the legs can pronate and supanate while keeping the height of the RoboNova-1 very nearly the same as the original 30cm height ... and this allows for the c.g. to remain lower for more stability. I upgraded the servo drive horn with splines on the inside bore ... albiet I don't have a caliper that small ... I'll can only eye-ball and guess.
This kit will make your RoboNova-1 slightly wider and thicker, but even side-by-side they appear very much the same size.
And as usual, every part here is designed to be MakerBotable with a CupCake MakerBot ... except for the rubber band ... get one from your local post office!
I wish I had a MakerBot to actually build and test my creations!
See a video demonstrating the added value and size comparisons.
or see the animated .GIF
I plan on uploading the aluminum bracket SolidWorks .SLDPRT files to the 3D Content Central Library soon ...
This is another of many entries to the makezine.com/go/makerbot contest ...
MakerBot the pieces ... one of each except for the Front/Back parts where you make two of each ...
Make me a couple of sets if you can ... I wanna upgrade my RoboNova-1 too!
If you successfully make this with a 3D printer please send me the build-file and machine type so it can be uploaded here for others to use.
SwivelHips Kit for the HiTecRCD RoboNova-1 BiPedal Robot by SolidWorksMagi is licensed under the All Rights Reserved license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure SolidWorksMagi would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!