Pololu’s Micro Maestro hexapod robot


Pololu has a nice tutorial on this 3-servo, 6-legged micro-bot. I love the servo arrangement and leg configuration. It uses their Micro Maestro 6-channel USB Servo Controller as its controller and 3.7g sub-micro servos.

Micro Maestro Hexapod Robot

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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