Omniteuthis – Amazing robot with a holonomic drive

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Omniteuthis – Amazing robot with a holonomic drive

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Mr_tentacle writes – “Omniteuthis is a 3-wheeled test platform with holonomic drive – omniwheels at the the corners allow it to move directly in any direction. A Robot Logic OMX-3 omni-mixer and an inexpensive rate gyro work together to make it more-or less driveable using a 2-stick heli radio… Omniteuthis features 3 omniwheels mounted at the vertices of an equilateral triangle. A Robot Logic OMX-3 omniwheel mixer and a GWS Gyro work in concert to provide the necessary control. I can move the ROV in any direction, without having to turn to “face” in that direction.”Link & video.

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