Back in late December we received a bonus at work. I went to the Mediamarkt(electronics shop) in Rotterdam Alexandrium to buy myself a little early Xmas gift. I walked in and within 10 minutes my eyes locked in on the Up!Mini. At first it looked like some sort of coffee maker or a juicer or maybe some other home appliance. But it was a 3d printer. As the video playing on the laptop beside it pointed out. I was intrigued and decided I wanted to know more. Sadly none of the people at the Mediamarkt seemed to know how it worked or what were the pros and cons of this machine. But being the DIY nerd I am I threw money at the folks and took the precious home. Continue reading 6 months with the Up!Mini 3d printer
Recently I’ve been fascinated with robotics. More so than usual. Over the last few months I aquired enough gear and skills that I found myself worthy of attempting to build a robot. And not just any.. a 6 legged robot with 18 servos for the leg control.
Ingredients so far :
- Brains & control
- 2 rgb leds
- 6 bright blue LEDs at the last joint of each leg
- To be determined for now its a dumb platform for RC
Right now this is what it looks like :