Humerus Labor - a robot arm for exploring motion control and robotic art

Submitted by Ed_B on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 15:39

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From time to time, I'll be doing "retro" posts of projects and interesting things from my collecton of files. To start things off, here's a couple of pages on a 3 axis robot arm I made with a BUNCH of help. The page is a re-write of another page I put up in 2003. Humerus Labor (the name of the robot) has two pages. One is about the robot, and the other is about how it was constructed.

Robotic Art sometimes resembles traditional robots (arms or vehicles). Sometimes robotic art could also be called mechatronic art. Sometimes it's just kinetic work. Motion control works the same way and is made of the same systems no matter how it's used. Humerus Labor shows what motion control looks like in a very traditional way: A robot arm.