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18 MG996R servo motors control and power

I am currently working an a personal hexapod robot project. I am building it using 18 MG996R 4.8 to 7.2 V servo motors. I would like to use a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to control it. I purchased a 7.4&...
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Which one is faster? Hexapod or Quadruplets

I am preparing for Trinity Firefighting Robot Contest America. and I need fast legged robot of the max size 30cm X 30cm X 30cm that use RX-24 servo from Robotis. The arena will be maze and perfectly ...
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Looking for pointers on hexapod project

I've been working on a hexapod project based around an Arduino and I'm running into issues with the servos. I've built a frame, connected the Adafruit servo driver to the Arduino and can successfully ...
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Quadrapod vs Hexapod [closed]

I want to build a robot, but I don't know if I want to build a quadrapod or a hexapod. I would like to use three servos/leg. Can you tell me what are the pros and cons of quadrapods compared to ...
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Hexapod walking algorithm

I am making a hexapod project with my friend. There is a issue about its walking style. Generally tripod gait is formed as two steps: first move legs 1,3,5, then 2,4,6 which corresponds to moving one ...
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Question regarding the orientation of Coxa servos in a HEXAPOD

I'm making a Hexapod robot (this is my first robotics project ever) and I'm having a hard time deciding the orientation of the servo motors on the COXA section. The hexapod I'm making is based on this ...
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How can I detect ground collision, for an hexapod robot?

I'm planning to build a small (probably around 30 centimeters in diameter, at rest) hexapod robot, but, currently, it would only be able to walk on even ground. To improve this, I would have to, ...
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Raspberry Pi Hexapod 18DOF, Best servo control board?

Recently I've bought a hexapod kit and 18 TowerPro MG995 servos. My objective is to apply also the Pi camera, sensors and perhaps a claw... So I've been researching and I haven't found a clear answer ...
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beaglebone black power supply for hexapod [duplicate]

I am trying to build a hexapod with camera interfacing using a beaglebone black for college project. I'm not sure what power supply to give so it can power up to bot, having in mind that it should be ...
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PID Conundrums for Legged Robots

I am currently working on a legged hexapod which moves around using a tripod gait. I have two sets of code to control the tripod. Set 1: Time based control In this code set, I set the tripod motor ...
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What is the difference between Task-Level and Joint-Level Control Systems?

While doing a literature review of mobile robots in general and mobile hexapods in particular I came across a control system defined as "Task level open loop" and "Joint level closed loop" system. ...