This is a 3D printed scale model of Marvin. It is a representation of the Finished robot wtih vacuum formed detachable shells covereing the body.
The head is vacuum formed too and will be made of several parts including 2 Microsoft HD webcams
Jeg vil gerne markere alle mine kabler med kabelmærker og små skilte som kan fås hos www.skiltdirect.dk . Det er nemt, hurtigt og billigt at bestille skilte til kabel mærkning og apparat mærkning.
I would like to label all the cabling with small labels and signs, which can be ordered at www.skiltdirect.dk. It’s easy, quick and cheap to design and order signs and labels for cables
I have done some work on the arms. I want them to be retractable meaning that Marvin can hide his arms inside the body when not needed.
The arms are powered by standard high power RC servoes bought at hobbyking. The should has 2 35kg RC servoes and the retraction is done with a standard
RC servo and a sliding rail.
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This robot has only one purpose so far, and that is to drive just one round around my block where i live.
I use the Ardupilot controller developed by www.diydrones.com.
The guys at diydrones really have done a nice work with this open source controller.
The wheels are normally used for a pram. they are cheap and really easy to adapt for a robot vehicle.
I used pulleys from RS components : 745-668, 744-952 and timing belts from RS : 474-5779
The base is strong and support my weight easily as seen.
I have mounted a 10″ touch monitor on the front of marvin for easy access to his software.
It’s an openframe monitor with resistive touch function.
I decided to use ordinary clay for ceramics to model the basic shape for the vacuum models. It’s cheap and easy to buy in the local hobby shop. It will only last as long as it is wet, and it is not re-useable but it doesn’t matter because i will only use the model once.
Next step is to put on some layers of latex
Then i cut some cloth and covered the model with it and then again some latex covers.