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K3lso Quadruped

K3lso is a quadruped robot similar to MIT mini cheetah and MIT Cheetah 3.

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K3lso is a quadruped robot similar to MIT mini cheetah and MIT Cheetah 3.

More to come later on. Build in progress.

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  • On the desk

    Robin Fröjd3 days ago 0 comments

    so last days I haven't done much. Cleaning up k3lsos workbench and added a monitor 

    I have also been working to finalize the mid covers. I would say I am about 90% done with the mid-covers. I will continue to work on them tonight 

  • Sandy

    Robin Fröjd4 days ago 0 comments

    So I think it's decided. I don't know why I didn't think about it before. Since this build is named after my deceased pug. This is the color it should have! 

  • Stand is 90% done

    Robin Fröjd4 days ago 0 comments

    So I just got the parts for the robot stand today. Printed some mounts that wraps around the hip actuators. Which means I can just lift it on the stand and it sits there VERY firmly.

    Perfect. Now it will be a bit easier to work on it :)

  • Black or Green?

    Robin Fröjd5 days ago 2 comments

    having hard time deciding on the final color scheme. They both looks good and both have +-  

    We shall see. What do you guys think? 

  • Camera cover

    Robin Fröjd6 days ago 0 comments

    Tonight's work: camera cover for the #realsense #d455 also added a few air ducts. Still in progress! :)

  • More assembly testing

    Robin Fröjd01/09/2021 at 12:59 0 comments

    awaiting parts for the robot stand. Its a bit hard to move this around as it is. So in meanwhile I am just doing some more assembly testing 

  • Test assembly

    Robin Fröjd01/08/2021 at 16:16 2 comments

    a quick test assembly to confirm all parts 

  • Its all about details

    Robin Fröjd01/08/2021 at 16:15 0 comments

    got parts today. Just a few pictures 

  • Cover work

    Robin Fröjd01/07/2021 at 17:24 0 comments

    Jumping between different parts of this Project. Last Days I have been working with covers. Adding a rail-system integrated in top cover, also added a small section for different outlets.

    1. 1 x XT90 external battery port
    2. 2 x XT30
    3. USB
    4. HDMI.

    Tomorrow the first leg parts will probably arrive! :-)

  • Black oxidation

    Robin Fröjd01/04/2021 at 06:14 0 comments

    black oxidation finish for leg parts! Now awaiting shipment. 

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kdomanski12 wrote 4 days ago point

Great project. Could you tell me how do you want to manufacture the cover of the robot. It will not be bent sheet metal, am I right?


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Robin Fröjd wrote 4 days ago point

Thanks! They will SLA printed. you are correct no sheet metal :)

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George Hartt wrote 6 days ago point

What rubber did you use for casting the rubber? Did you use any mould release for the 3dp moulds? Awesome work!

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Robin Fröjd wrote 4 days ago point

Vacuum die casting. Rubber  Hardness 60! Thanks!

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George Hartt wrote 3 days ago point

What sort of Rubber product did you use for casting? Any brand?

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3gfisch wrote 6 days ago point

wow this is awesome and beautiful, i like the evil black and red look even more then the boston dynamics look

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Robin Fröjd wrote 4 days ago point

Many thanks for the kind Words! :)

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Jay Polo wrote 7 days ago point

I love it!  Curious, what's your estimated build budget?

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Robin Fröjd wrote 4 days ago point

Thanks! I do not have these numbers yet.

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Chris Bruner wrote 01/06/2021 at 17:43 point

What motors are you planning on using?

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Robin Fröjd wrote 01/06/2021 at 17:56 point

AK10-9

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David wrote 01/06/2021 at 17:38 point

Great project! Where is the video where it get kicked around by humans and then hunt them down? I guess the software and movement part is actually the hardest.

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Robin Fröjd wrote 01/06/2021 at 17:57 point

haha thanks! It will run cheetah mpc controller to start. 

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Sajiv Shah wrote 01/06/2021 at 07:21 point

This is incredible stuff not sure why it doesn't have thousands of followers. Love seeing the updates!

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dhruv wadhwa wrote 01/06/2021 at 08:40 point

Yeahh

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Robin Fröjd wrote 01/06/2021 at 17:58 point

thanks 😊 

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Mike Szczys wrote 12/30/2020 at 23:25 point

Whoa, incredible! Of course the milled parts are spectacular, but the rubber parts that you cast look amazing. Looking forward to following along on what is certainly a long journey ahead ;-)

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/31/2020 at 12:28 point

Thanks Mike! :-)

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GekkePrutser wrote 12/29/2020 at 23:22 point

This is so amazing!!
Super professional.

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/29/2020 at 23:52 point

Thanks 😊

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Larock1234 wrote 12/29/2020 at 13:15 point

This project and your progress is incredible! Are you working full-time on this project? Or how do you realize this complex project this fast? 

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/29/2020 at 15:15 point

Thanks for the kind Words! Nah. only on my spare time as a hobby ( a few hours every night) :) 

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Nickle the Pickle wrote 12/28/2020 at 20:50 point

This is bad-fucking-ass!

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/28/2020 at 21:48 point

Thanks! exactly what I was aiming for :)

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Charles Galambos wrote 12/28/2020 at 15:09 point

Great looking build!    Have you got any ideas about the software you are going to use to control it?

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/28/2020 at 16:03 point

thanks! Yes to start cheetah mpc controller 

https://youtu.be/UE5tCgVueE0

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Kosma wrote 12/28/2020 at 11:34 point

why is that necessary for who?

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/28/2020 at 12:04 point

Please clarify your question?

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Ivan Stepaniuk wrote 12/28/2020 at 11:28 point

Impressive work. Is this a commercial endeavour, is it open source? I can't even imagine how many hours of design and CAD work this took. Following!

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/28/2020 at 12:04 point

At the moment only for fun :) But I guess it will be open source in the end. ;) Thanks!

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Robin Fröjd wrote 12/27/2020 at 10:13 point

help you with what?

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