Robobuilder Hip Pivot Full Kit (incl. 2x wCK 1111 servos)
The Hip Pivot Kit adds two additional DOF to the Robobuilder Kit.
The two additional servos are applied in the Hip, allowing the Robot to rotate the legs left and right.
This SKU is for the Metal Brackets + Metal Joint #12 + Two additional wCK 1111 plus a set of Metal Gears number 1 for wCK 1111.
Customized Motion Files for 18 DOF:
To take advantage of the 2 additional DOF you will need to set the Robot to Custom Platform and develop your custom motion files.
To do this, set Motion Builder to platform "Creator Other" and set your Robobuilder to "Custom Platform" mode. Sample Motion files to get you started are available here and here. Please reffer to the our forum post for more information.
Front View and Back View of Robobuilder with Hip Pivot Kit.
Assembly instructions are available here:
Please note these assembly instructions are for a 20 DOF robot. For the assembly of the Hip Pivot kit, we'll only focus on part of the manual above:
Follow steps 5 to 17 ONLY.
You will need to reprogram the 2 additional servos to ID
16 & 17.
To reprogram the ID of the servos, please follow the instructions available here HowToChange_wCK_ID__English.pdf
For programming motions using the 18 DoF please reffer to the our Forum Post