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https://instagram.com/p/6yzLU6IfNx

I've got computer controlled movement on 5 axies now, and enough lifting power to pull the robot off the table. Maybe it could drag itself from place to place?

I want to say thank you to Factorio for the experience. I recently designed my first PCB and for every wire on the board all I saw was conveyor belts; every chip a factory. Factorio was great practice in following the Ghostbusters rule (don't cross the streams).

Next up is inverse kinematics, then 3d software so average joes can train the arm.

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This is pretty epic. :D Would love to see a video of it in action once you have it completed and working! :)
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I thought i was the only one turning mad 'cause of this game :'D

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@xterminator - I'll do that for sure. I want to show it doing something useful.

Here's a link to the hackaday.io project page: https://hackaday.io/project/945-afforda ... -robot-arm

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i-make-robots wrote:@xterminator - I'll do that for sure. I want to show it doing something useful.

Here's a link to the hackaday.io project page: https://hackaday.io/project/945-afforda ... -robot-arm
Can we also see it picking up a steel/copper plate? A fake steel/copper plate would be really fine.
Because i think that was the easiest one to make IRL. Just a square shape with grey/pink color.
This is too awesome.

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I was going to try to open and pour a beer. I could do a metal plate.

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i-make-robots wrote:I was going to try to open and pour a beer. I could do a metal plate.
Great ! I'm smiling ear to ear... this makes me happy :D

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i-make-robots wrote:I was going to try to open and pour a beer. I could do a metal plate.
:)) made my day

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https://instagram.com/p/7JZ-vAofH0/

I'm a lot closer now. The beer is still on the way.

I have the new recipe: the brain is actually one blue PCB, one purple PCB, three white, and two green. Soon I should have all the electronics off the table, safely stored on the back of the arm.

A friend is currently making a 3D printable model of a bottle opener which the robot can hold.

Edit: Making a bottle opener tool
https://instagram.com/p/7MAWyVofD4/
https://instagram.com/p/7MAmmPIfEU/

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How's this? https://instagram.com/p/7tjjpAofC_/

I don't have a soft suction cup to grab a flat sheet (yet), but I do have a suction nozzle and air pump.

Opening a beer is on the way still. Rotating the wrist around an arbitrary point in space is hard to explain to a machine.

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Why hello there Filter Inserter. It's been... never, actually.

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