X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Dobot High Precision Desktop Robot Arm: There is no Trybot

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Last year we featured the uArm, a desktop robot arm inspired by ABB industrial robots. It’s affordable and responsive, but it’s mostly a pick and place robot. The Dobot on the other hand appears to be precise enough for a variety of tasks.

dobot_desktop_robot_arm_1zoom in

The Dobot is powered by an Arduino Mega 2560, has an aluminum alloy frame and has three stepper motors and a servo for 4-axis movement.

dobot_desktop_robot_arm_2zoom in

It’s precise enough to be used for laser engraving and drawing, and in fact comes with a 500mW laser head and a Chinese brush. It can also lift objects up to about 1.1lb.

Pledge at least $499 (USD) on Kickstarter to receive a Dobot as a reward. It actually started out as an Instructables project, so if you want to try and build it from scratch you should check out its original build log.

Here are videos of a few example applications, and you can head to the project’s official YouTube page for more:

[via Slash Gear]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Timex Weekender x Peanuts

Timex Weekender x Peanuts

Simulating Burning Trees

Simulating Burning Trees

Problems with Mind Uploading

Problems with Mind Uploading

Advertisement
2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Packs “at Least” 475 Horses

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Packs “at Least” 475 Horses

Ford Performance Sharpens Its Blade with the 2019 Edge ST

Ford Performance Sharpens Its Blade with the 2019 Edge ST

2019 Hyundai Veloster N: Korean Hot Hatch, Activate!

2019 Hyundai Veloster N: Korean Hot Hatch, Activate!