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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