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Hello Maki – the 3d printable robot

MAKI is a friendly humanoid robot designed specifically to be replicated using a desktop 3D printer.

According to is designers, Hello Robo, MAKI is comprised of six AX-12 Dynamixel Actuators from Robotis, an Arbotix Robocontroller from Vanadium Labs, ZigBee Wireless and a USB Webcam from Microsoft. MAKI is compatible with popular software such as ROS, Pypose and RoboRealm. MAKI can also be used with Arduino IDE.

Taking advantage of readily available electronics, easy to print designs, and open source software, MAKI can be build for under $500

read more at Kickstarter

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