July 4, 2013
You Won't Want To Meet This 3D Printed Spiderbot Alone At Night
|The creepily-lifelike T8 spiderbot from Robugtix dramatically uses bio-inspiration for it's 3D printed form and mechanics. The robot is due for release in September.|
The T8 is a bio-inspired high resolution 3D printed spider robot from Robugtix certainly creates a dramatic appearance. The robot uses a total of 26 servo motors.
The robots controls are all processed on-board via a proprietary engine for controlling multi-legged walking robots.
Commands are sent and received via wireless communication.
You can choose between pre-programming your own sequences or directly controlling the robot in real time with the wireless Robugtix™ Controller.
The T8 is available now for a special pre-order price of $1,350, plus $85 for Robugtix's analog-stick controller.
The T8 system, which is due for release in September comes with:
- -A complete set of high resolution 3D printed parts of the T8
- -T8 microcontroller board pre-loaded with the Bigfoot™ Inverse Kinematics Engine
- -26 Hitec HS-35HD servo motors
- -Fasteners and miscellaneous mechanical parts
SOURCE Robugtix via Gizmodo
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