New - Spot Version 3 video and Interview for RacingBrick.com
Many thanks to Balazs from RacingBrick for testing Spot Version 3 and updating the Powered UP code to unlock additional functionality!
Check out this video for a fun overview of Spot walking around the house, and also an interview with me about this build, and a review of past & planned future builds as well!
Spot Version 3 - In Action!
HUGE thank you to Balasz @ Racing Brick (https://racingbrick.com) for helping me construct the Powered Up code and controller required to run Spot Version 3 - Powered UP!!!
See videos of walking and steering below:
Spot Version 3 - Powered UP!
Rebuilt Spot with Powered UP functions!
See pictures below of Spot Version 1 (Left) and Spot Version 3 (Right) for size, scale, and detail comparison.
As you can see, scale of the build has increased with the added functionality and is now close to 1:3 scale.
Overall, very impressed with the speed and performance of the new Powered UP motors to handle the added size and weight of Version 3. Building a new Powered Up App to control Version 3 however, has proven a bit more challenging than the build itself:)
Videos of Version 3 walking and steering coming soon!
Lego 1:4 scale Spot Robot Version 2 Steering Mechanism
Quick video of new servo-based steering mechanism for Spot Version 2!
Spot Version 2 now released!
March is here and so is Spot Version 2!
The Spot motorized Lego model now includes active servo-based steering!
See pictures below of Spot Version 1 (Left) and Spot Version 2 (Right) for scale and detail comparison. Videos to be posted soon!
Spotlight Livestream from Beyond the Brick
Thanks to Joshua Hanlon and the team at Beyond the Brick for the Lego Ideas Spotlight livestream today! You can watch the recorded session here:
Thanks for your continued interest and support!
Updated Spot walking video - Final improvements of Version 1
In advance of the launch of Version 2 slated for early March 2021, here's an updated video of the final Version 1 of 1:4 scaleBoston Dynamics Spot motorizedmodel.
Final Version 1 Model has 941 pieces
Final Dimensions: H = 7.5 inches; W = 5.75 inches; L = 13.5 inches
Walking movements in Version 1 have been optimized for speed and less sway back and forth of the body to better mimic the official 1:1 Spot robot!
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NEW! Longer videos of Spot walking around the house
By popular demand, posted some longer videos showing Spot walking around the house: