Limbitless Arm for Alex (V1)

Author: UCFArmory, published on 2014-07-28

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Summary

We are uploading our design for the Limbitless Arm. This will include a parts list, instructions for developing the electronics, as well as the CAD and STL parts for printing and editing.

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Instructions

See the Instructions File attached for Building the Circuit.
Parts List:
To Print:
Elbow
Forearm
Forearm Lid
Flexy-Hand (at 80% for current version of arm)
Electronics:
Muscle Sensor: (http://www.advancertechnologies.com/p/muscle-sensor-v3.html)
Arduino Micro: (http://arduino.cc/en/Main/arduinoBoardMicro)
Aircraft Servo (150 oz-in) (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006O3XLS/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)
LiPo Batteries (Currently configured for two 3.6 V and one 7.4 V, though we are reducing it to a single battery)
Battery Chargers
Shoulder Harness:
Shock Doctor Shoulder Brace (Optional) : (https://www.shockdoctor.com/ultra-shoulder-support-with-stability-control)
Velcro Straps: Lowes
Accessories:
Small Rubber-bands or elastic wrap (we are moving to a hinge and track design for the next version however)
Foam Inserts
Velcro with adhesive back
Flexible Shaft Bitholding Screwdriver: this makes life much easier
Helicoil or anchors for mounting the hand/elbow.
Kevlar Survival Cord (.036″)
Fishing line to thread the cords
Micro-grip finger tips

License: Creative Commons – Attribution – Non-Commercial

Tags: Arm, Armory, E-Nable, Limbitless, UCF