Now came something that hit me by surprise. The instructions said to chop off the protruding backside Hone otherwise "robot can't have battery in the body". This is a deja-vu of when I was 10 doing the advanced book of origami when I encountered with horror that to complete the double headed flying horse, I need to use scissors. So when I saw that in the chopping instructions I decided leave it till I really see this battery insertion limitation.

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The Robo-One fanatics (SAOTOME & YUMI) at majinga.dyndns.org have developed a simulator that incorporates a GUI similar to HeartToHeart. You can actually program your virtual KHR-1 to perform movement sequences and save them to a file which can then be read by HeartToHeart and executed by the real robot.

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The software Heart2Heart that comes with KHR-1 allows for the creation of motion sequences or gaits. You can mold the robot's limbs as you wish, capture the relative servo positions and then play a sequence of transitions between the captured poses. It takes a lot of patience and skill to get the robot to do interesting human like movements mainly

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Kondo Kagaku Co., leading Japanese maker of Radio Controlled (RC) technology, realized at the end of 2002 that one of its high powered—low weight digital servos, the PDS-2144FET, designed to maneuver RC airplanes and RC race cars, was being sold to individuals in unlikely large quantities of 20-30 at a time and was consistently out of stock at retail stores.

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