Creepy spidery candy-clutching pumpkinbot

Trossen Robotics forum member WGhost9 says they designed, built and programmed this creepy candy crawler in just 3 weeks.

It runs C on an Axon microcontroller. It uses all digital servos and can lift over twice its body weight. The software (soon to be given out open source) allows for 6 synchronous degrees of motion. Future additions will include foot sensors and a remote control option.
[ via DIY Drones ]



  1. Remove one of the legs and give it a rubber shell that makes it look like a human hand – voila! Thing from the Addams Family.

  2. somewhere, tim burton is searching for his credit card and the phone number for the builders. it’s like seeing one of his cartoons brought to life. i want one.

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