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Posted September 17, 2015

Dobot is Arduino-powered, 4-axis parallel-mechanism desktop robotic arm.

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When performing repetitive actions, the error in precision is as small as 0.2mm, empowering you to do delicate work without losing the precision.

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There are designed multiple ways for control, including PC, mobile app, EEG, voice, vision and gesture.

Tech Specs

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The Dobot will be open sourced after the Kickstarter campaign. It supports three OpenSource Firmware for special applications and developers with different programming preferences:

  1. Complete developed by Dobot team Easy for developers familiar with Industrial robots .
  2. Base on grbl (easy for developers familiar with open source CNC machine).
  3. Base on Marlin (Easy for developers familiar with RepRap compatiable 3D printer).

The project is fully backed on Kickstarter and reached its funding goal of $36.000, the early bird pricing are gone, but you can still get it for $499, estimated delivery on Dec of 2015.

 

Source: Kickstarter

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