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One of our prime passions is to motivate the next great minds and ideas by posting informative step-by-step tutorials. To celebrate the launch of our fourth-generation muscle sensor, the MyoWare, we’ve put together a tutorial that will make you go berserk!

This tutorial will teach you to build bionic claws using the new MyoWare muscle sensor. Simply flex your forearm muscle and — SNIKT! — a fraction of a second later the 4-inch claws extend out. Relax your forearm to retract the claws. We’ve even added a muscle-activated locking mechanism in case you want the claws to stay out while keeping your muscle flexed.

[youtube http://youtu.be/5T3uTwY7pqM]

As part of our successful Kickstarter campaign, we’re donating one of our sensors for every five backers to Limbitless Solutions, a non-profit that builds and donates 3D-printed myoelectric prosthetic arms to children in need around the world. MyoWare is now for sale in our store.

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