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MiniPlan V6 - Mason

by ShinWeiChiou, published

MiniPlan V6 - Mason by ShinWeiChiou May 31, 2017

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There are 19 servo motors that operated MiniPlan V6 and performing different actions.
I used Rhinoceros to draw the mechanical parts and Arduino IDE to code the firmware.
I'm using Prusa i3 along with PLA.
The whole set took about 18~24 hours to complete.
Thank you ~ ^_^

Miniplan - Robot fun (Facebook Page)
https://www.facebook.com/miniPlanrobot/

Use PLA ( total need about 160g )

Servo : Emax ES08MDII x 18 PCS ( +1 for Head )
Screws : Self-tapping screw M2 x 8mm x 100 PCS , M1 x 3mm x 27 PCS ( from servo )
Bearing : 4x8x3 MR84ZZ x 8 PCS

MiniPlan Motion Editor :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bj2oEcu5rDg

Assembly Instruction :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROUPnfiN37E

MiniPlan V6 Download:
https://goo.gl/0c7WmF

版權所有請勿用於商業用途!
Licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license.

Print Settings

Printer Brand:

Prusa

Printer:

Prusa Clone

Rafts:

No

Supports:

No

Resolution:

0.2mm

Infill:

20%~30%


Notes:

Need to Supports :
MiniPlan6_40A
MiniPlan6_40B
MiniPlan6_40C
MiniPlan6_40D

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Hi Kevin. How can I buy the controlboard and the power supply ? I don't have a Facebook account ... Thanks for your reply.

Kevin,

The capacitors do not last very long. Can I replace them with a 9V battery, or a 2 cell Li ion battery pack?

Thanks!

Answering my own question, for others.... The 9V battery didn't work. Not sure why. But a 2 cell lipo battery did! Much longer "playing" time!! Now I have to go to the hobby shop and find one that fits the chest...

Hi Constructor
Thank you for that information. Please let us know which batteries can be used in this project. Do you use which voltage regulator and controlboard? Thanks again.

I am using the control board and the power pack that they sell on facebook, miniplanrobot. I just substituted the 3 capacitors for one 2-cell lithium ion battery pack (7.4 V). I have been using packs I had laying around and it almost fit in the chest. I have to find one that fits or remix the cover...

ok, thank you.

Very nice project! Thank you for sharing it.
How can I buy the controlboard and the power supply ? I don't have a Facebook account (sorry, but apparently I'm not the only person in this situation).
Thanks.

i'll need the MiniPlan V670 and Power Pack V320 can u send

Please , use FB message to ask your question. https://www.facebook.com/miniPlanrobot/

Aug 30, 2017 - Modified Aug 30, 2017

Kevin, I received my control board!! Thank you very much! The servos will be arriving today and I am half way done with printing the parts...

Two questions:

1) In regards to the arduino files, the WROOM v400, v410, and v420... which one do I use?

2) There are two cables that came with the PowerPackage and MiniPlan: one is for power (red and black) which I know what it is for... How about the other cable, that has 4 black wires? I see two sockets on the MiniPlan board...

By the way, I was able to connect to my iPad and laptop!!!! I didn't understand a word you've said on your youtube video but the images help!!!! HAHAHA

Thanks!!

  1. Don't upgrade before you build !
  2. Don't mind the 4 black wires , someday you will know how to use.
  3. Please , use FB message to ask your question. https://www.facebook.com/miniPlanrobot/

Thanks! Sorry, I don't have facebook.

But I have another question... I got all the electronics to work. Connected to the wifi and was able to reset and move the servos around. The only thing I cannot do is to use the SETTING page. On the SETTING page, the only thing that makes the servos move is the PWM but I cannot adjust any servo? Any ideas?

Sorry again for not using FB!

AHA!!!!! That is the trick!!!!!! Perfect! I am printing the last part right now (the head - followed the check list, and tomorrow is building day). I will report back. Thanks for the great support and for sharing!! Nice job!!

Hi there,

I know the metal gears are much stronger than the nylon ones. I have many RC airplanes, helicopters, boats and tanks, and 90% of them do not have (nor require) metal gears. In fact, replacing the gear is cheaper and easier than something else.

With that said, do you think this really require metal gears?

Thanks!!

the applications that you've experienced with are all without actual loading on them, so you may use plastic geared motors. Many of the joints on this robot will carry loading of its body and limbs, and with loading, the gears flexes will cause the motor trying to stay at the commanded position thus will cause robot to wobble and excessive power usage. The only places that we would say ok to plastic gears might be the palms and the head.

Thanks Kevin for the quick response!! I figured you had already tried!!! Can't wait to start printing and get all the components!!

Take care.

So So Cute :D ! Congrants

Thank You !

Hi,
This is a great improvement and an amazing work. just received the last update control card and servo
What is the stl files unit mm or inch ?
Regards
Denis

Thank You !
it's unit mm.

Dears,

where can I buy controlboard and power supply ? Thx for your reply.

Petr

Please , go to our Facebook Page
Miniplan - Robot fun
https://www.facebook.com/miniPlanrobot/

Aug 8, 2017 - Modified Aug 8, 2017
Construtor - in reply to ShinWeiChiou

Wow!! This looks our next big project!!! Very very cool!!! Thanks for sharing!

Soooo, my Chinese is a bit rusty, heheheh, but in browsing the Facebook page (sorry, I am not a facebook user, so I may be missing any easy step) looking for all the electronics needed... Is the TinyPlan V400 all I need (besides servos, etc...)? And how do I purchase it? I do not have a facebook account... I know, I know.

EDITED: Okay, after downloading the instructions, I see I need two boards. One seems to be the TinyPlan v400 (which I guess is some sort of arduino) and the other is the power supply? Again, please, could you better guide me to purchase these two components? Thanks again!!!

Thanks!!

Hi, glad you like my projects. You'll need the MiniPlan V670 and Power Pack V320 for this project, we have them in sets including the 8.4V/1A charger, please provide your email and we'll contact you for the purchase.

Wow, this is certainly an upgrade in design of parts from version 5. Well done.
I heard that someone was selling your design online without your permission. I am sorry to hear that. You spent a lot of time designing and testing your robot design. You should be getting any profits if there is any. I hope this does not hurt your work. Steve

Thank You !

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Thank You !

Can you provide a sample link of the Screws : S2 x 8mm ? Can't find it...The other parts I bought already!

Self-tapping screw M2 x 8mm

Found on the documentation M2 x 8mm so it most be an error here...Will buy this ones!

Perfect!!! Let's the fun begin!!!

Thank You !
Go ~ Go ~

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