Linkage Example

by srl on November 12, 2020

A better example of how the movement changes as the linkages go through different alignments due to two different gear sizes

Posted @withregram • @markpauline5 A better example of how the movement changes as the linkages go through different alignments due to two different gear sizes

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Small Prop Actuation Systems

November 12, 2020

Mark Pauline is making a bunch of small prop actuation systems. “These are for reanimating various “things”, i’ll leave the details to your imagination. Note that the linkage motion never repeats because the gears are two different sizes. Each gear drives a linkage on an exoskeleton attached to the reanimated object. We just finished a […]

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Flying Machines

November 10, 2020

Kimric Smythe as always makes the coolest props! • @hand_n_hammer Scale model for a “flying” prop . The finished creatures wont look anything like this since he is going to try some unconventional wing arrangements. #survivalresearchlabs #robotics

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Predator Arm Vision

November 5, 2020

Predator Arm vision also works with skulls and faces with masks on though it works better without a mask Images and video from Karen Marcelo

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Predator Arm Testing

November 5, 2020

Tested out the machine vision system David Petchey has been coding for the Predator Arm. Here Mark Pauline makes it do a circular motion. It uses Intel’s RealSense and we use the depth camera as well as facial recognition to decide how and which person nearby to track. David also wrote an app to allow […]

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Covid safe SRL shop

November 4, 2020

Mark Pauline and Karen Marcelo get their SRL PPE schwag bags from Jon Reiss who is filming a documentary on Mark and SRL

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The Machine as Art / The Machine As Artist

October 27, 2020

This book is available in hard cover and open access here https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/selection/3013 with an article on SRL by Nicolas Ballet This is the chapter on SRL written by Nicolas Ballet

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Motoman Flamethrower Fuel Tank Pump System

October 17, 2020

Mark Pauline: Assembling the fuel tank pump system for the Motoman flamethrower. The fuel tank is only 10 gallons right now, but it’s modular and you can bolt on extra capacity by adding volume segments at the bulkhead to get up to 40 gallons. It may not seem like much at 9 gallons per minute […]

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Giant ass radial arm drill

October 11, 2020

From Mark Pauline: People sometimes ask me why I have a giant ass radial arm drill in the shop taking up so much space. Well if you need to cut a hole for a fuel outlet filter bung in a stainless tank what else can you use?

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Remote SRL crew meeting

October 11, 2020

Remote SRL crew meeting

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