RCX Projects

My RCX creations (2004-2006)

 

August 28, 2013

RCX creations

My RCX creations (2004-2006)  
October 17, 2005
RCX_ultimate_biped

Semi passive walker (RCX)

October 2005: This RCX walker is semi-passive, that means that while the motor shift the weight of the RCX, the legs are not actuated (they are […]
October 16, 2005
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LEGO Owl

Here’s another biped robot, in the shape of a standing owl. I used only RIS 2.0 parts, plus a rotation sensor. This is a weight-shifting biped walker. It uses 2 […]
October 15, 2005
Hex1

Hexapod walker (RCX)

This small LEGO MINDSTORMS RCX hexapod robot can walk and turn in place. It has three motors: Two motors move external legs forward and backward. A […]
September 16, 2005
J5_Head

LEGO Johnny 5 (RCX)

  I developed Johnny 5 from summer 2004 to fall 2005. It features: Tread differential drive Rotating head Raising torso Moving laser Grabbing and lifting hands, driven […]
September 1, 2005
lego_shap_IRPD

LEGO MINDSTORMS on/off proximity sensor (RCX)

March 17, 2005
Little_J5

Little Johnny 5 (RCX)

March 2005: This little cute LEGO replica of Johnny 5 robot has working treads, poseable head, neck, eyebrows, hands and laser gun. It’s built from a single LEGO […]
December 17, 2004
AT-ST_RCX

LEGO MINDSTORMS AT-ST (RCX)

December 2004: This is a walker biped, shaped as the famous chicken walker of the Star Wars movies, the All Terrain – Scout Transport (AT-ST). It can […]
October 5, 2004
ADV_Front

Yellow Dwarf

October 2004: Compact, smooth, and powered by only two motors, this little biped robot uses a standard Lego Light Sensor as proximity sensor, using signals emitted […]
August 1, 2004
Biped_front_web

LEGO MINDSTORMS RCX Biped

August 2004: After many trials, here’s a smooth weight shifting biped walker, powered with a single motor. The legs mechanism let it swing side to side while walking. […]
July 17, 2004
IRsensor

LEGO MINDSTORMS analog proximity sensor (RCX)

July 2004: This is the first custom proximity sensor I made for the RCX, fitted in a box made by two 2×4 bricks. It returns a […]
June 4, 2004
angle_finished

Angle Sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS RCX

June 2004: A LEGO rotation sensor for RCX is not so easy to find, and not at all cheap. In many cases it’s not the best way to […]
April 16, 2004
RCX_8_input_MUX

LEGO MINDSTORMS RCX Input expander

April 2004: With this wonderful device, you can connect up to 8 active sensors to one single RCX Input port. It works bad only for Lego […]
April 16, 2004
outmux1

LEGO MINDSTORMS RCX output Multiplexer (MUX)

April 2004: I developed a simple yet effective motor multiplexer for RCX, to raise the number of motors it can drive from 3 to 6. It’s really […]
February 16, 2004
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LEGO MINDSTORMS APU (from Matrix)

February 2004: This is a reproduction of the Armored Personnel Unit (A.P.U.), the notorious Zion Gatekeeper robot from the Matrix movies. It is a biped that […]