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Hey! This thing is still a Work in Progress. Files, instructions, and other stuff might change!

5 Degree of Freedom Arm

by mechamithrandir Oct 31, 2012
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This looks like an excellent project! Have you been able to take it to the level of a CNC mill?

neat! what are you doing for the electronics on this project? What microprocessor, drivers, and motors?  

 Hi, I'm working on uploading all the details as well as improving it at the same time. Unfortunately power and internet have been knocked out for me by Hurricane Sandy so it'll take a while but I'll upload the information as soon as possible. In the meantime, I've posted a link to the motors I used. I originally intended on using a microprocessor so it can eventually be automated but I also wanted junior high school students to easily learn and assemble this robot arm so its purely switches, wires, batteries and motors for now. I might have a advanced model uploaded in the future where it can be used as a introduction to inverse kinematics model.