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June 5, 2017 AT 12:00 pm

The Clearwalker is an 8-Legged Arduino-Powered Strandbeest

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What has eight legs, a tail, and is powered by an Arduino Mega? The ClearWalker, of course! This Strandbeest-style walker employs two motors, controlled by individual H-bridge relay modules to traverse forwards, backwards, and slowly rotate to one side or another via a hesitating leg motion. You can see how the electronics (including a bunch of LEDs) were integrated into this build in the video below.

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