Hacked Gadgets Forum

September 22, 2007

Robot Arm Clocks

at 6:36 am. Filed under Complex Hacks, Cool Gadgets, Electronic Hacks, Insane Equipment


These are probably some of the most expensive clocks around. 🙂 I would love to have a Robot Arm Clock in my living room though.

“The robot arm is probably the most mathematically complex robot you could ever build. As such, this tutorial cant tell you everything you need to know. Instead, I will take shortcuts and just talk about the bear minimum you need to know to build an effective robot arm. Please bear with the math . . . enjoy!

To get you started, here is a video of a robot arm assignment I had when I took Robotic Manipulation back in college. My group programmed it to type the current time into the keyboard . . . (lesson learned, dont crash robot arms into your keyboard at full speed while testing) ”