Monday, August 16, 2010

Automated K'nex Ball Lift


I've been trying to come up with a new design for a k'nex ball lift that HASN'T been done by shadowman already.... so here it is. By combining lego and k'nex pieces I have constructed a fully automated robotic ball lift. The machine uses the ultrasonic sensor to wait for a ball to reach the bottom, where it is then picked up by the robotic claw and brought up a ramp to the top. This is just a prototype of the machine now. I am expecting the final to have a 5-6 foot long lift hill, and I have no plans to integrate this into my current work in progress ball machine.


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1 comment:

  1. Your just a machine:) i'm glad your going to be an engineer!

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