Loading

Heathkit Hero 1 Gripper

by Swindon-Makerspace, published

Heathkit Hero 1 Gripper by Swindon-Makerspace Mar 30, 2013
1 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

Contents

A part of these Groups

View All

Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

Print Thing Tag

Makes

Thing Statistics

3856Views 577Downloads Found in Robotics

Summary

Firstly, thanks to Gyrobot for designing and printing these out.

Heath Company began the HERO 1 project in October 1979. The first units were available in 1982. This is a real blast from the past and a credit to the technology available at the time. The R2D2 of its day.
This is an stl for a replacement gripper jaw on the end of the robotic arm. This gripper was printed off for the Heathkit at the Museum of Computing in Swindon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm8WtTRuE7Y

Blog information can be found here :
http://swindon.hackspace.org.uk/blog/heathkit-hero-printable-parts/
http://swindon.hackspace.org.uk

Instructions

Print this grip with support.

Print twice for a set of replacement grippers.

More from Robotics

view more

All Apps

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App

I have been repairing and maintaining robots for many years now, usually through hobbled together pieces or through amateur attempts at casting, but I just got my first 3d printer about a month ago. I just acquired an ET-18 a few months ago that needed a few repairs, included a broken grip. I thought I was going to have to model one myself, but I am so happy to find this one here! Thank you so much!

Do you know if anyone has STL files for the body panels?

We didn't design or print out the body panels, since the body panels were undamaged on ours. Sadly, I can't even offer to help with measurements, as we no longer have easy access to the Hero -- it's at the Museum of Computing.

Is it your robot? I just bought two of them, and I'm finding very little in the way of documentation. I'm planning on making a few THINGS for mine.

Hi, no it's not my Robot, it's owned by the "Museum of Computing" in Swindon, UK. However I do have access to it and the manuals. If you want to purchase any of the manuals then try : http://www.hero-1.com/Broadband/manuals.htmhttp://www.hero-1.com/Broadban...

What a blast from the past!

Top