Finally, after moving back to BKK, I get some time and peace and quiet to build my octopod robot.
First to source the parts. It is coming up to Christmas, eBay is flooded with items, and the prices are bound to have changed, I mean gone up.
The cheapest option was to buy the BiPed robot kit and add extra OU parts. So, following on from my initial foray…
There are three contenders:
- 17DOF Biped Robotic Educational Robot Humanoid Robot Kit Servo Bracket i, £43.99 + £11.01
- 17DOF Biped Robot Educational Robot Kit Servo Bracket Ball Bearing Black e, £55
- 17DOF Biped Robot Educational Robot Kit Servo Bracket Ball Bearing Black l,
£45, £39.99, and based in the UK.
All come with the 17 servo horns (which are around £8 for 10 pieces)
Now for the MG996R servos, the cheapest option is to buy in bulk: