Astro Boy Live Hack (Part 4)
The eighties Astro Boy cartoon was likely the majority of the inspiration that got me into robotics in the first place. The whole concept of a child-like robot super hero really intrigued me. The story also had a very emotional back story that had me hooked. While I don't plan on replacing my own children with robots I do feel that it would be fun to create my own version of Astro :D
The Atomic Pi SBC is now installed with windows and has ARC running with Audio support. This means we can make Astro talk and play music. This week I'll need to find out where to attach a speaker to the Atomic Pi. Looking at the size of the Atomic Pi, it looks like it will just fit within Astro's Torso.
Over the past 3 live hacks I've designed the lower skeleton of the robot in TinkerCAD, feet, shins, upper legs, and hip section. I've needed to make some tweaks to the designs and 3D print new parts. Friday it will be time to do some more test fitting and then move onto the design of the torso and arms.
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