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Intel Galileo Essentials by Richard Grimmett

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Building the quadruped platform

You'll first need some parts so you can build your quadruped robot. There are several kits out there, including the ones found at www.trossenrobotics.com/p/PhantomX-AX-12-Quadruped.aspx. However, such kits can be expensive so, for this example, you'll create your own kit using a set of Lynxmotion parts. These are available from several online retailers, such as www.robotshop.com. To build this quadruped, you'll need two sets each of the two leg parts, and then one set each of the body. Here are the parts with their robotshop part number:

Quantity

Description

1

Lynxmotion Symmetric Quadrapod Body Kit - Mini QBK-02

2

Lynxmotion 3'' Aluminum Femur Pair

2

Lynxmotion Robot Leg "A" Pair (No Servo) RL-01

4

Lynxmotion ...

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