[Project] Control a Crane System with Linkbot
Each Linkbot is a building block. Multiple Linkbots and accessories can be easily snapped together, without special tools, to create various Linkbot systems for different tasks and projects. In this project,3 Linkbot-I, 5 Linkbot-L, Cube Connectors, and other accessories are used to create a crane system. The project also demonstrates the application of the following advanced concepts: control Linkbot-L, control a group of Linkbots, write a C function, arcLength=radius*angle.
Grades: 7 – 12
Duration: 6-20 Hours
Level: Advanced (control Linkbot-L, control a group of Linkbots, write a C function, arcLength=radius*angle)
Parts Used in the Project:
3 Linkbot-I (used for the spool, gripper, and driver)
5 Linkbot-L (used for four wheels and for swivel on the top).
1 Linkbot Dongle (or another Linkbot as a Dongle)
1 4” Wheels
7 3.75” Wheels
5 Ball Casters
45 Cube Connectors (If you do not have 45 Cube Connectors, lower the height of the crane with less Cube Connectors and adjust the program accordingly).
1 Gripper Pair
94 Snap Connectors
1 Hacky Sack