Are You in Trouble with Rubik’s Cube? This Robot is the Solution!

By on November 3, 2017
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If you have a Rubik’s Cube but you never could solve it, with this nice 3d printed robot now you have the chance to do it!

This 3D-printed Raspberry Pi-powered Rubik’s Cube solving robot has everything any serious robot does — arms, servos, gears, vision, artificial intelligence and a task to complete. If you want to introduce robotics to your kids or your students, this is the perfect machine for it.

This one-eyed four-armed giant stands 35cm (14″) tall. 70 hours of print time and an entire spool of filament are needed to print it, not to mention over $200 worth of hardware, but once fully operational, it will surely wow your friends and neighbors. Scramble your Rubik’s cube, place it in the robot’s grippers, press a button, and then sit back and watch this amazingly smart and stunningly beautiful machine put it back together.

Hardware nedded:

  • DS3218 Servo Motor with Horn
  • 150 mm Servo Extension Lead, Male-to-Female
  • Hitec HS-311 Servo Motor
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Quad-Core
  • Pololu Mini Maestro 12-Channel USB Servo Controller
  • USB 5 MP or 12 MP Webcam with 6 LEDs
  • 6V, 3A (3000 mA) power source, wall-plugged or rechargeable
  • Standard-Size Rubik’s Cube
  • Metric M3-12 Phillips-head Countersunk Bolts
  • Metric M3 Nuts
  • Small 2mm Wood screws or Metric M2x8 Molts

For further information, watch the video below or click here for the assembling tutorial.

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