Biped Walker Vs. Crab Robot

My first biped walker vs my son’s HEXBUG Battle Tarantula. As you can see the biped is not that great at balancing on uneven wood. But that it is able to do it at all was impressive given this was my first true balancing biped robot.

First Steps

This video is the first steps of my first real Biped robot. This robot contains a basic PID type balance algorithm given feedback from a six degrees motion sensor.     Here are some pictures of what it first looked like. Nice idea with the springs. But that just took an already Underactuated system and
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