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Offline sma223Topic starter

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Where to start?? no really!!
« on: April 05, 2007, 10:08:40 AM »
I'm looking to make a hexapod! I've already done it once a long time back..

I want to know where to start in the basics... like what kind of breadboard I need for the latest atmel's microcontroller for example!!

I have the design and stuff at hand BUT all I need to know is where I can get (the basic electronics) a board and chip if necessary?? including the specs of the microcontroller!!


should I get the custom OOpic stuff (which I know nothing about) ?? and IF I do will it be flexible enough??

This is the real basic stuff that I didn't see addressed anywhere.. If I'm wrong please correct me and direct me to a place that'll address these queries!

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Re: Where to start?? no really!!
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2007, 01:19:38 PM »
Check out this website.  It's well known for hexapods.


They have plenty of code and robots out there you can base your robot off of.

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Re: Where to start?? no really!!
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007, 04:50:19 PM »
Thats to advanced for me..! :-\
How to build a biped bot:

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Re: Where to start?? no really!!
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2007, 08:15:52 AM »
Thats to advanced for me..!
Hexapods in general are fairly advanced :P

check here for microcontrollers:

you need a digital output port for each servo you plan to put on your hexapod


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