This idea was born from my first 3D printed Humanoid robot project. My 3D printed DARwIn-OP clone. I learned a lot when doing this project and I am still working on making this robot better. My project had one major flaw though. At 6000.00 to 7000.00 USD per robot few people could duplicate my project. After thinking about this problem and seeing the work being done on Jimmy the 21st century robot and the Robosavvy Humanoid Robot design contest. I decided to start this project. I also decided to break it down in steps to make it easier on myself.
Step one: use as much off the shelf parts as I could to get the robot up and working.
Step two: Find ways to improve the robot and make it cheaper.
Step three: Experiment with and open source the project to see if other people could duplicate the project.
As this was one of the major goals of the project. To make humanoid robots cheaper and more accessible to the public….
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