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DVD/CD Crane Robot

by hdonk, published

DVD/CD Crane Robot by hdonk Nov 20, 2012

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This is a cartesian version of the DVD changing robot I previously put up.
It is a heck of a lot more reliable and accurate, and with a bit more work should be automatable.


Build instructions and files to follow.
I just have to clean up the docking clamps for the drive fronts, and add adjustable mounting holes for the drives.

Things you'll need:

~3m of 8mm (aluminium) rod.
4 x lm88u or equivalent.
2 x HS-311 servos rigged for continuous running
1 x HS-311
1 x Arduino Mega
4 x micro switches (RS:)
A piece of string
? x 16x4mm hex cup machine screws (screwfix:)
? x 4mm locknuts (screwfix:)

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This would be amazing for someone starting a band or a studio, that wanted to burn a ton of CDs to give away.

Can't wait for a full writeup/files/instructions.