Fully 3D-Printed Rubik's Cube Solving Robot
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This 3D-printed Raspberry Pi-powered Rubik’s Cube solving robot has everything any serious robot does -- arms, servos, gears, vision, artificial intelligence, and a task to complete. If you want to introduce robotics to your kids or your students, this is the perfect machine for it.
This one-eyed four-armed giant stands 35cm (14") tall. 70 hours of print time and an entire spool of filament are needed to print it, not to mention over $200 worth of hardware, but once fully operational, it will surely wow your friends and neighbors. Scramble your Rubik's cube, place it in the robot’s grippers, press a button, and then sit back and watch this amazingly smart and stunningly beautiful machine put it back together. Watch the video!
This robot is fully 3D-printable. Other that the servos, servo horns, camera, electronics and a few dozen bolts and nuts, it has no traditionally manufactured parts. Absolutely no soldering or breadboarding is required.
Printed Parts List:
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Total Print Time: 4,028 min. (67 hours 8 min.)
Total Filament at 20% infill: 882 gr.
For the list of hardware component, detailed assembly instructions and other important information, please visit our web site at http://www.otvinta.com/download12.html.
We have successfully tested a new, better, camera for this robot, and designed a new camera holder for it, rcr_camera_holder2.stl. The new "wide" camera is only a few dollars more expensive but has many advantages over the old round one: it has better color reproduction, works well in pool lighting conditions, does not have or need LEDs (which eliminates the glare problem), does not require a cover, and is easier to adjust. Please visit our site for more info.
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Fully 3D-Printed Rubik's Cube Solving Robot by otvinta3d is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial - No Derivatives license.
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