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Raspberry Pi: Amazing Projects from Scratch by Richard Grimmett, Matthew Poole, Arush Kakkar, Ashwin Pajankar

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Chapter 2. Building the Biped

Now that you've got your Raspberry Pi 2 Model B all configured and ready to go, you'll need to add some hardware to control and interface. In this chapter, you'll learn:

  • How to build a basic 10 Degrees of Freedom (DOF) biped
  • How to use a servo motor controller connected to the USB port of the Raspberry Pi to control the servos to make your robot move

Building robots that can walk

There are several choices when considering how to create a mobile robot. One of the more interesting choices is a robot that can walk. This normally comes in three versions: a biped robot with two legs, a biped robot with four legs, and a hexapod robot with six legs. While each offers an interesting and different set of possibilities, in this ...

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