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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book (Full Color) by Laurens Valk

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Chapter 19. LAVA R3X: the humanoid that walks and talks

So far in this book, you’ve built vehicle robots, animal robots, and machines, but perhaps one of the coolest robot projects you can make with your EV3 set is a humanoid robot that walks on two legs. In this chapter, you’ll build and program LAVA R3X, shown in Figure 19-1. LAVA R3X walks on two legs controlled by Large Motors, and it can move its head and arms using the Medium Motor.

LAVA R3X walks around on two legs while moving its head and arms, and it greets you when you shake its hand.

Figure 19-1. LAVA R3X walks around on two legs while moving its head and arms, and it greets you when you shake its hand.

Once you’ve made the robot walk, you’ll be challenged to expand the program to make the robot ...

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