WWW www.britishrobotics.com

Toddler (Gold) - The Walking Robot

Home    Back


View Cart     Checkout

BR987310 226.15

Movie 1

Movie 2

Movie 3

Movie 4

DESCRIPTION:  This walking robot shifts its center of gravity to walk and turns by sliding its feet in opposite directions.

Hardware   The Toddler is a high quality robot CNC-machined from aluminum and brass. The aluminum parts are brushed, anodized, acid-etched to make the perfect finish (put the legs on a buffing wheel for a silver shine!). The package includes body parts, legs, ankles, control linkages, screws/nuts/standoffs, etc. Requires 2-3 hours to assemble and tune. The aluminum parts have holes, slots and configurable mounting angles for your own customization. A complete parts listing is available in Appendix A of the Advanced Robotics text.

Electronics   The Toddler is controlled by a surface mounted BASIC Stamp 2 module. Four infrared sensors and receivers, LEDs, servos for tilt and stride, resistors/capacitors, speaker, photoresistors complete the control system.

4.8V Mini STD Servo
  • Dimensions (inches) 1.38x0.67x1.26
  • Weight 26.6g
  • Speed (sec/60o) - 0.19
  • Torque (oz-in) - 47
Documentation   Includes the 155-page Advanced Robotics text in the Stamps in Class style and the 351-page BASIC Stamp Manual.

Education  Walking robots have mechanical and software interdependencies that require in-depth examples and explanation. The Advanced Robotics text is a 155-page introduction to the Toddler's basic movements. Students using the Toddler will learn advanced embedded programming with BASIC, efficient code development, sensor feedback, and general control. Because of the number of possible movements (34) we consider the Toddler to be appropriate for those aged 14 and above.

  Chapter 9 features a Memsic Accelerometer, Sold Separately.
  Add the Toddler Bumper Sensors (Twinkle Toes) for to your Toddler
Read more about these "must have" sensors
Bumper Sensors (Twinkle Toes)
Memsic 2125 Accelerometer as used in Chapter #9
USB to Serial (DB-9) Adapter


Send mail to webmaster@britishrobotics.com with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 2003 British Robotics
Last modified: October 01, 2004