Prosthetic Arm Made Entirely of LEGOs

#Health

Mon, Feb 20th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

Robotics genius Max Shepherd likes to "make things". One such creation is the Lego Robotic Arm, a fully-functional model of a prosthetic arm made entirely of Legos.

The main purpose of this project was to accurately mimic the full range of motion of a normal human arm and hand. The secondary goal was to maximize speed and power, yet maintain a consistent ratio between the two for demonstration purposes. It is important to note that it was designed as an above elbow prosthesis, and the yellow shoulder is only meant to act as a static model.

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