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Arno van der Vegt’s fascinating robot serves as more of a study of bipedal movement than a completed project. Get this, it packs fourteen NXT and Power Functions motors, 4 touch sensors, 5 tilt sensors, an ultrasonic sensor — and uses 3 NXT microcontroller bricks to run things. Yow! I’d be interested how much the robot’s namesame influences Arno’s design choices.

See his Flickr page to see more shots of this robot as well as three earlier versions. [Via The NXTStep]

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal

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