C3po Ez Robot

mcsdaver

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I am building a C-3PO robot with an EZ robot brain and servo motors.
I am starting with a large plastic model of C3PO and I will make him hear, see, talk and move as well as make him interactive.

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#1  
I am also getting an extra D-Rex dinosaur to make into an EZ robot pet dino.
R2D2 will get his own EZ robot board!
#7  
That's great you 3D printed and designed Dave yourself.

Getting it to walk wouldn't be as hard as you think, yes the servos would be expensive, and will need to be strong, but a little mechanics will be needed also to help take the load off the servos for his legs.

Does he weigh much?
#8  
He is a bit heavy and tall for the size of his feet.
I wanted him to self balance, but AutoPosition is not smooth while reading the gyro.
#9  
Do you have a 4-1 sensor in there?

He will look awesome once you get the legs and feet a little more say hydraulic?

Shiny steel amongst the blue would look really good.
#10  
Yes he has the 4 in 1 sensor.
I am thinking about threaded rod like a 3d printer uses.
Make his joints powerful.
His last fall broke some of his servos and his neck as well as chipping some of his paint off.
I need him to have balance and always work at staying balanced.
#12  
Wow! For a first robot its an awesome one!

Looks freaking awesome well done.

I've seen a video of Dr.Guero pushing against his robot, and it always keeps itself balanced.

Yours of course is much larger, i would follow the same mechanics and simply upscale everything so it will be able to walk.

But yeah its just a matter of the servos.

I would build something half the size, get that sorted first, then it wont seem so daunting to get him walking.
#13  
My old C3PO had 1/4 scale servos in his shoulders.
The rest of his servos were regular model plane servos.
My new C3PO will have all metal gear servos.
#14  
Looking Fantastic! Will be great to see that 3p0 walking! *eek*
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So it begins!
I have C3PO taken apart and I will have servos in him soon!
#16  
@mcdaver, where is he(c3p0)? :). Good luck on your build.
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I had to replace C3PO's neck with part of a large medicine bottle.
Then I added a small metal rod for the head to pivot on.

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I added servos to his neck and shoulders.
I am not sure how many I will use in his arms.
Not much room in them.
His head can look up and down and left and right.
#20  
I am glad C3PO is taking shape.
I will be opening the panel on his back to fit his EZ B4.
I am looking for good voice clips for C3PO.
I might need to sample some from the movies.
And now I am adding another robot to the mix.
I just got an Omnibot 2000!
#21  
Im sure you will have many voice clips to choose from.;)

Congrats on the Omni2000.:)

Will C3PO be all polished and shiny once finished?
#22  
I will be painting him as shiny as I can.
I need to 3d print him some elbows, the ones he came with are not close to right.
#24  
Now thats a pretty nice collection May the 4th be with you!
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#26  
mcsdaver,

Nice collection, nice videos, 

Thank,

EzAng