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Android Robot Walker

by robots-dreams, published

Android Robot Walker by robots-dreams Aug 2, 2012

Description

My take on the popular Google Android Mascot robot giving him mobility via the Makerbot Windup Walkers. store.makerbot.com/windup-walkers.html

Update: [9/24/2012] Uploaded a mirrored STL file. Pick the right orientation depending on whether you want to robot to walk forward or backwards. (the original version walks backwards)

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It was great to meet you and the group as well. Thank you so much for hosting me and sharing all the know-how and creativity.

When I was at Makerbot two weeks ago they said they have an order in for 10,000 pieces and were expecting delivery soon. Other than Makerbot, I haven't been able to locate a retail source, but there must be one out there.

Anybody knows about another source of these mechanisms? Makerbot is sold out.

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Instructions

Printed successfully in PLA on a Tantillus tantillus.org RepRap printer when sliced using Slic3r 0.8.2 with 150 micron layers and 15% fill.

Minimal cleanup was required, primarily just removing a few stringers from the internal cavity for the walker mechanism.

Requires one of the Makerbot Windup Walker mechanisms: store.makerbot.com/windup-walkers.html

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lucb on Aug 3, 2012 said:

Anybody knows about another source of these mechanisms? Makerbot is sold out.

robots-dreams on Aug 3, 2012 said:

When I was at Makerbot two weeks ago they said they have an order in for 10,000 pieces and were expecting delivery soon. Other than Makerbot, I haven't been able to locate a retail source, but there must be one out there.

johnbiehler on Aug 2, 2012 said:

Very cool! Great meeting you too recently on your whirlwind tour of North America!

robots-dreams on Aug 3, 2012 said:

It was great to meet you and the group as well. Thank you so much for hosting me and sharing all the know-how and creativity.

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