Motor selection for Humanoid

Hi All, I have recently made a 6 degrees of freedom half-humanoid (no torso) using springRC analog servo. But, I realised that it cannot be made to walk unless the hinges are rigid. Joints are made of plastic. mail.google.com/mail/ After much thinking, I decided to make a new humanoid with parallel plates connected to one shaft. This way, the legs will not bend much. But, in most of the humanoids, that I have seen in instructables, 2 servos were used to control a joint. This will make it costly and program intensive. Has anyone seen a servo motor which has a double ended shaft? I have browsed through Futaba and Hitec motors, but in vain. Please help me out on this. Thanks, Shishir

Asked by shishirny 8 years ago


FEETECH 17DOF DIY humanoid robot

Https://www.instructables.com/edit/new Feetech 17 DOF humanoid robot ready to play for education DIY FEETECH New Humanoid Robot Profile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSsR33E2Zr0 The FT-17DOF-SC-RTP is a ready to play humanoid robot which comes fully assembled & completed from our team at FEETECH. This humanoid robot uses 17PCS FT-SCServo (SCS15). SCS15 is all metal gear 15kg.cm and uses TTL level Half Duplex Asynchronous UART BUS Communication Protocol. It gives the feedback of the data relevant to position, voltage temperature, load and speed. This humanoid robot uses all aluminum alloy parts, anodized color (red, blue, white for optional) or an assortment.It is simple wiring and makes assembly and disassembly fast and convenient. It is easy to use "MOTION" editing software for Windows system. As long as you use a computer you will love playing with this humanoid robot, even if you do not have any programming knowledge, you can edit the humanoid robot actions within ‘MOTION’ editing software. Robot hobbyist can move the robot in a variety of different poses by hand, then read in and save data from robot joint SCServo via software, moving through the posture sequences from one by one will complete the program of series motion or dance. The data of dance or motion group can be saved into your local computer for use the next time, or download into the robot control board for offline operation. The 2.4G remote control system is based on Arduino open source, users can freely modify according to our Arduino source and combination with the Robot Control Board (SCM-1) to create more advanced functions. You will feel strong & excited when to play this robot dance and movement patterns. The Robot Control Board (SCM-1) can also accept UART instructions, allowing the user to send control instructions according to the packet data’s protocol complementing the robot scope of uses and research. Humanoid Robot Specifications Height:380mm; Weight: 1.7kg(Including battery); DOF:17 Degrees Of Freedom in total Head 1 PCS Hands 6 PCS Feet 10 PCS Connect with computer:USB-mini 2300mAH NI-MH rechargeable battery and AC charger Arduino open source 2.4 G remote control system Key feature -17DOF,UART BUS servo, simple wiring, easy to assemble and disassemble -It is easy to use "MOTION" editing software for Windows system, Programmed robot’s motion by hand. -Save the robot motion data on local and is easy to be use by other robots. -Motion automatic interpolations function; Make the movement more continuous and smooth, make sure the movement of posture to posture more perfect within specified speed time. -Can name the motion group by yourself if you need great for understanding and memory. It can repeat like function calls every motion group. Each motion can be imported and exported alone. -After a series of motion group orderly arrangement can coherent form a dance. Both played online and off-line available. -Each motion group can be remote controlled by Arduino open source 2.4G remote control system (especially good for use as a fighting robot) -With 39kb FLASH motion data storage unit, can be divided into 254 motion group. If storing one motion group, It can contain up to store 730 posture. -The “MOTION” software can show motion data. The robot will to move online when double-click any data of software. This is very easy to debug robot’s motion. -Can be controlled by Arduino UART with instructions. -NI-MH battery can recharge any time no needing worry about d damage. Battery can run about 30 minutes. -Accurate design of each part. Using a screwdriver can complete the assembly Packing list One assembly completed set of FT-17DOF-SC-RTP humanoid robot including: -All metal gear SCServo * 17pcs -Aluminum alloy machinery frame * 1set -Master control board (SCM-1) * 1pcs -Arduino open source 2.4 G remote control system * 1set -7.2V 3,000mAh NI-MH battery  * 1set -8.4 V AC charger * 1pcs -USB-mini cable 150cm -Programming software “Motion”  * 1set (download from Website) Related documents -Instruction manual -Robot debugging manual -Software debugging instruction -Remote controller instruction

Posted by Robotfans 3 years ago


Radio controlling the SSC-32 Servo Controller?

I am planning on making a RC humanoid robot (like the ones in the kung fu competition at robogames), and I am probably going to use the SCC - 32 Servo Controller.  I am pretty sure that you can use a ps2 remote to control it, but on the robogames website it says that they want you to use a PCM controller.  How would I connect a PCM controller to the board?  Also is it even possible?  If it is not then would the controller that the robonova uses work with a PCM controller? Thanks in Advance!

Asked by JaredsProjects 8 years ago


Modular humioniod robotics? Answered

Hello my name is Alex, I have a very early stage idea for a modular humioniod robotic development platform. I'm looking for information, a point in the right direction to all things modular robotics. Books, threads,forums, drunken scribblings on a napkin I don't mind. What I would really like to do is a open source collaboration, where people can make either the whole thing or just indavidual modules. What do you think? Great idea? Dumb? Totally unachievable? All comments and replays welcome, positive or negative Thanks in advance Alex

Asked by AlexC229 2 years ago


Ideas and information on modular robotics specifically humionoid but not exclusively

Hello my name Ian Alex, I have a very early stage idea for a modular humioniod robotic development platform. I'm looking for information, a point in the right direction to all things modular robotics. Books, threads,forums, drunken scribblings on a napkin I don't mind. What I would really like to do is a open source collaboration, where people can make either the whole thing or just indavidual modules. What do you think? Great idea? Dumb? Totally unachievable? All comments and replays welcome, positive or negative Thanks in advance Alex

Posted by AlexC229 2 years ago


humanoid leg design? Answered

My robots design is humanoid but I cant make the legs move like a humans please help

Asked by Robinson ruiz 9 years ago


What is the microcontroller that can i use to make humanoid robot ? Answered

I want to know what the microcontroller that can i use and i wish if it is arduino because it will be easier for me to get it .

Asked by marwan97 2 years ago


humanoid or bionic robot

Hello all im new to tech i was wondering what is needed to start building a humanoid or bionic biped robot. im looking to build it for speed precision and fast calculation. eventually ill post up some rough drafts of it. thank you for your responses.

Posted by Newbie216 1 year ago


Can I make a Humanoid robot from the parts of a electric RC helicopter that I can't fly?

I've tried to fly my helicopter but can't. I would like to build a humanoid robot from all the servos, I need a plan.

Asked by SkullQueen 8 years ago


any arduino life sized robots out there?

I would like to know if any servo/non servo driven humanoids are out there that are life size.

Asked by immaturespartan 5 years ago


Hello Maam ... how to make a small humanoid ? Answered

Hello Maam .... I'm a class 9 student and I have a exhibition coming up in between last two weeks of December.... I need your help in using Arduino and a Bluetooth HC connector and connecting my mobile as controller..... maam I would like to ask which type of motors to use and how to connect to Arduino and what all are the materials required

Asked by XeroxRoboHuman119 1 year ago


Battle Bots Contest!

So, if you've seen the movie Real Steel you know what i'm talking about. Real Steel is boxing, fighting and wrestling humanoid robots. I posted this contest because I wanted to see how many people can make a humanoid that works, or modify a humanoid hat you can buy. Zibits, mini robots (about 3 in. tall), are pretty cool, saying that they only go forward, or 360 degrees. You can hack em, fight em and play with them. Also, WOWWEE makes really cool humanoids to hack into, for example Full sized Robosapien and Femisapien. Tri-BOIT and Robo-ROVER. Post an Instructable with a video if you want to, and please make a step by step guide on how to make your battle bot. If you make it from scratch you have a higher chance of winning, if you hack a ZIbit or make a mini robot you might win the mini battle bot contest. Wowwee toys are big so those are the big robot humanoid contest. Be creative and express your ideas, and remember you always have a great chance of winning. The naming of the robot types were just an example of cheap stuff you can find in most stores, use whatever you'd like to make the ultimate humanoid robot contest. If there are a  lot of people there will be one , to three, maybe five winners, if there are less than 10, there will be multiple winner depending on size, type and what they do, but there will always be one grand prize winner. Enjoy! Contest ends when I want it to.

Posted by thrashermanTotalDIY 6 years ago


What stimuli does a combat robot needs to respond to?

Asking so that I can make the right sensors for it, it's a wheeled robot, not humanoid, and the robot it'll be fighting with will also be a wheeled one.

Asked by Wisaam 5 years ago


Adding more servo on SSC 32u

Hi there I want to build a humanoid. But the bot will need more than 50 servos. I have two lynxmotion SSC 32u. How can I operate those two board in one commad bar???? Plz help me.!!! Chamok C.

Posted by ChamokC 2 months ago


how do i figure out how much power my biped humanoid robot will need?

Exactly what my title says its going to be about average human weight and it needs to have a high reaction time

Asked by Newbie216 1 year ago


I want to know about the board to choose? Answered

Hi Becky ; I am from India Great to see people like you who help innovators to learn something new. I want to create a humanoid robot from arduino is it would be good or i should use any other boards like raspberry pi or other .please tell me the name.

Asked by Arpitsh 1 year ago


are multiple Arduino's and a Raspberry Pi 2 capable of controlling a humanoid robot? Answered

Hello, I am building a humanoid robot, around 1 meter tall. I was wondering if I could use a Raspberry Pi 2 to control Ai, voice recognition, and OpenCV, while I would have multiple Arduino's controlling the electronics (motors, sensors, displays, etc). I would have an Arduino Mega or Due as the master, while I would have multiple Nanos or Micros as slaves, for controlling dc and servo motors. I plan to have 5 DOF in each leg and arm, I have yet to decide on a gripper. I was also wondering if Arduino can control bipeds with the use of (simple) AI? Would it be easier to use another microcontroller, perhaps one stronger than both Raspberry Pi and Arduino? Thank you.

Asked by mderton 10 months ago


How to enter space orbit using raw humanpower!!!

Hi all! I was wondering what it would take and if it is even possible to reach space atmosphere from your backyard using nothing but humanoid musclepower to reach the outscirts of the earths atmosphere! to reduce weight i would suggest to put on a licht as can be space suit, strap on some oxigentanks and go, go GO! But, what device would be best suited for the job?\ And what would you "absolutely" need to reach outside of our atmosphere? Greetings earthlings!

Posted by AriedeB 5 years ago


Servos going crazy? Answered

So, I made this https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/ and after uploading the code for walking, instead of walking, the robot goes crazy https://vimeo.com/209730331 I have attached some pins a bit different from the original code but have adjusted that in the code by changing the attach commands. What do you guys think is the problem? I attached the horns to the servo using this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOCagSi1OOU The other codes provided also don't appear to be working. Could it be that I have attached the servos to arduino the wrong way? I considered the right motor to be the motor which appears at the right when  the robot is viewed from the back (white part of arduino).

Asked by shahryar.adil.3 1 year ago


Help regard ESP 8266 or HC 05? Answered

Hi guys! :3 So I'm in need of some help regarding this project https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/ According to the project, you need to reprogram the robot for every function but it would be very tedious and time consuming to program it again and again. So, I thought that it would be nice to use a HC 05 or ESP 8266 (along with arduino) with a program to control whether it's walking, kicking or dancing etc. so I could control it through my mobile. The problem is that I have zero skills on developing software for the mobile, arduino or esp. I would love it if anyone could help me by making a small program. Also, would it be better to use the Bluetooth module or ESP? I would prefer ESP as it's cheaper but not by alot so if the Bluetooth module has benefits, I can buy that. Thanks in advance. :)

Asked by shahryar.adil.3 1 year ago


How do you make an action figure or a model with plastic?

Http://media.herald-dispatch.com/blog/games/uploaded_images/BaldBullActionFigure-763214.jpgI and many others have ever wondered how to create those beautiful Third dimensional vessels of imagination without get a crumbly, inanimated or/and flaccid modelling clay and sigh at the creations of others or the lack of imagination of some commercial figures.Why, i in my frustration learned to create Plas-ti-li-ne, clay and paper figures with great detail and now i seek to learn (and im pretty sure im not alone in this) the way to create permanent models just like the one´s we see at toy stores, hobby´s shops and the internet. But some times for one or another reason we are unable to find someone in flesh and bone to teach us as in my case in wich i live in the middle of nowhere.If i just knew the way to create those models i would had a way to give great gifts, to teach others and see my toughts in form but i cant go at trial and error forever, so i beg you to teach how to create an articulated shape! /@_@/ what is the material to make figures?what is the secret to turn a piece of ductil and malleable material into hard beautiful soft feeling piece of plastic?The Pieces of an articulated figure (like a detailed humanoid shape) must be shaped all together and then dismantled ?the experience of shaping is similar of that of modelage?I wish i know!!!

Posted by Plastic-the blue 9 years ago