• Marcos Barraza posted an update 2 days ago

    https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1472850659562226&set=a.1152482851599010
    La foto representa a Inmoov saliendo de la piedra y es un homenaje y agradecimiento a Gael por la generosidad de compartir con el mundo su talento en este gran diseño

  • pelusa posted an update 2 days, 3 hours ago

    hola,hay alguien que hable español?

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 days, 13 hours ago

    Continuing on with building a new Inmoov robot head for Fred.
    This time I work on the eyes 🙂

  • Cyber-Sith‘s profile was updated 3 days, 18 hours ago

  • Refurbishment of my original Inmoov – dropped the Iron Man colour scheme for a classic black and white and changed out the 12VDC gear motors for servos.

    Could not resist a trial so instead of MyRpbot Lab and serial arduino/nervo board control changed to DMX using QLC+ lighting control to do scene/chaser and show control.

    This is the fixture…[Read more]

  • Im new to the sight just singed but started my InMoov last summer. Iv compleated printing on allparts down to upper stomach. i installed sevoes for head and neck so far. right now i cant get PLA needed to proceed or inmoov control boards. i did place an order for the shoulder and arm servoes hoeever so i can start work on that when i get them. How…[Read more]

  • pelusa posted an update 5 days, 3 hours ago

    hola,alguien de habla hispana?

  • Peter Thorpe‘s profile was updated 6 days, 3 hours ago

  • Robert and Leo

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 week, 3 days ago

    So I started building the new head for Fred, my Inmoov build.

    The Transparent filament looks really cool for a robot head. 🙂

  • Shido posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    Eyepixel

  • Frank Parks posted an update 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Maria’s Chest
    Adding the Chest assembly accentuates InMoov’s uniqueness; InMoov is a striking work of art.
    Creations that combine innovative engineering with artistic style are rare.

    • The shoulder logo was printed in Jet Black. After 52 minutes, the Prusa i3 MK3S printer paused and prompted me to unload the black filament and load the white filament. This shoulder matches the theme of the center element with white lettering on a black background.

      • In mine, I went the other way, White background with a black logo.
        Same process, pause the print at the first layer of the logo, to look so much better than painting. 🙂

    • very nice print. what is that filament?

      • The filament is Prusa 1.75 mm PETG Jet Black and PETG White.
        I am now printing 24 hours a day with PETG. I love PETG filament with the Prusa i3 MK3S printer.

    • Thanks for the information

  • huzar‘s profile was updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago

  • Creaky torso video. Does anyone have any ideas how to eliminate the creaking?

    • Grease! Did you grease everything? I used white lithium grease. That took care of any creaking.

      • Check the length of screws you used to fix discunder – In my build they were a fraction long and were dragging onto the torso shaft behind.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Starting to work on a new head for Fred.
    This time, I\’m going non-standard and printing out re-mixed parts,
    but before starting, I needed something to sit the head on while i work on it.

    Meet Fred\’s new head stand.

  • Frank Parks posted an update 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Maria’s Head Added to Torso
    The head and articulated neck were added to the PETG Torso. I like the flexibility of the new neck.
    The life like expression capability is intriguing.

    • My first InMoov is still on-the-run; the missing InMoov was built with the old neck design using PLA filament.
      The new articulating neck is an excellent improvement.

  • Tricia279‘s profile was updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago

  • jason fetterman posted an update 3 weeks ago

    so I just wanted to say I am starting my inmoov journey. I have wanted to build this for a long time. I bought a 10 Lb. roll of PETG Pro black to get this going. I thank you guys for letting me in this group.
    I will post as I print to show my progress

  • Steve Rayner posted an update 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Stripping the robot down a bit to make attaching the stomach a little easier.

    • Steve, your quality tear-down and rebuild video is quite an educational journey.
      Thanks for sharing your helpful videos.

  • Kaa posted an update 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    I\’m about to order my first finger starter and planning to print it through an online store. If I\’m using PLA to print with a layer thickness of 0.1mm, what would the recommended solid infill be? There are 3 options to choose from at my local printers: 20% sparse infill, 50% or 100% solid infill. Any recommendations?

  • Frank Parks posted an update 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Maria’s Torso
    Building the Torso with PETG was straight forward thanks to Gael’s detailed instructions.

    • It helps to add the articulating neck during the build of the Torso.

    • Did you notice the shoulder pistons are visible in the photo?
      Installing the “Pistonbase” and “PistonClavi” will make the shoulder installation easy.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    I decided it was time to look at the NeoPixel ring in Fred\’s stomach.

    • The NeoPixel Ring video is great! Ray, your series of videos are very helpful to InMoov makers. Thanks.

      • Thanks for your comment,
        There are a couple of us who are showing the way now,
        There is only so much that can be conveyed with words and pictures, and with so many languages, sometimes a moving image can be better.
        I know I have learned a lot with this project, between this site and the videos from Kyle Campbell…[Read more]

  • Latest update on the Civrays InMoov. I finished the right shoulder, but not installed yet. Things will get exciting soon because the next step is to put together all the parts built so far.

  • Frank Parks posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    Meet Maria
    Since my first InMoov has escaped, a new head and neck were printed with PETG filament using the Prusa I3 MK3S 3D printer.

    • InMoov’s new name is Maria.
      Young Maria’s face reflects her pleasant personality with naive innocence.

      The old missing InMoov head was printed with PLA. I like the new Prusa White and Jet Black PETG filaments. The prints are more uniform and stronger with very consistent color between rolls. The 0.15 mm layer height is a good balance bet…[Read more]

  • Skouix‘s profile was updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago

  • Chalabi posted an update 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Today I\’m going to start printing the shoulder with PLA and ABS whatever you think of these 2 materials. I prefer PLA because I don\’t need to apply glue and I just had a 2nd printer, an ultimate monoprice which uses only 1.75mm wire

  • Rubén Mamani Ch. posted an update 4 weeks ago

    Hello friends, I am thinking of starting to build the InMoov Robot and contribute as a developer.

    I have some doubts that are the following:

    1) InMoov2 I see that it is in development, the question is InMoov2 will another 3D Models be used, especially different from InMoov?

    2) What version of MyrobotLab do you use and which Github repository…[Read more]

  • Steve posted an update 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Why is there no Darpa like challenge for InMoov, where InMoov robots have to master different challenges.

  • Mat Prentis posted an update 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Put together another video this time a brief introduction in creating Gestures using the \”Capture Gesture\” command

  • Gael Langevin posted an update 1 month ago

    Quarantine has given me time to work on the graphical UI for InMoov in the new version of MyRobotLab (non released NIXIE).
    There is still many bugs because the webgui is a BIG work in progress, but you can try it out and see many new features.
    Thanks to Astro for all the help and making a tutorial to get me to understand how to work with…[Read more]

  • BezanaTech posted an update 1 month ago

    This week we have started with the assembly of the arms of our Inmoov 🙂

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month ago

    I spotted this Grove AI HAT for Edge Computing.
    Its designed to connect to the Raspberry Pi and act as an AI Accelerator for the Pi.
    So I got one to have a bit more of a look.

  • Steve Rayner posted an update 1 month ago

    Made a start on the right shoulder. Need to figure out how to set the pot.

  • Frank Parks posted an update 1 month ago

    Quarantine Violation – InMoov Has Escaped.

    InMoov in disguise believes no will notice an escape from quarantine.

    The 6 volt, 12 amp-hour, battery allows InMoov to be quite mobile. The Raspberry Pi 3 and the USB WiFi allow InMoov to be autonomous. InMoov just needs to occasionally find a battery charger.

  • Mat Prentis posted an update 1 month ago

    If I may share two video tutorial that I recently made.
    The first is electrical and electronics using Nervo boards it also covers how to us the 6V supply to power the Kinect.
    Second video is all about installing and configuring mrl.

    • You sound like a fellow Aussie 🙂
      Good to see a standard build electronics wiring.
      I’m working on a non standard setup, but there are a lot more people needing to see the standard setup.

  • Fravibe posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Hola. Tengo la cabeza terminada. Quería saber como hacer funcionar el detector de rostro.
    muchas gracias y un saludo a todos.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Well in my last video, I ran into a problem when i went to attach the legs, they didn\’t quite fit.
    This week, I have fixed that and now Fred is standing
    He\’s taller than I thought he would be, either that or I\’m shorter….

  • zurczurc posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Bonjour Gael, il y a 2 ans, j’ai construit mon Inmoov et je me suis arrêté avant d’assembler mes jambes, car j’espère qu’un jour les jambes motorisées d’Inmoov seront disponibles. Gael comptez-vous poursuivre le projet Inmoov et terminer les jambes motorisées? Comme je suis chez moi à cause du COVID-19, j’ai l’intention de reprendre le pr…[Read more]

    • Hello Zurczurc,

      The legs are a very difficult part to make.
      They need to be strong, lightweight and fast.
      There is also the issue of balance which is also very difficult.
      Gael has released the static legs and they do hold the robot up.
      Just a note, in order to achieve the strength required to support the rest of the robot, some of the components…[Read more]

    • In the list of modified parts there are my contributions. At the moment the money is tight, but I will see more calmly, I am very good in hardware but not in mechanics.

      • I understand the mechanics, but are not very good in the cad design.
        Within the static legs that Gael has created, he has re-used parts from his early prototypes of a motorized version.
        I would love to see the rest of the parts around the knee for the motorized version as what I have seen so far and the video on YouTube of the testing of the knee…[Read more]

      • I was thinking more about walking robots the last week or so after seeing a robot elbow design using cables to drive it.

        I was also looking at how other bipedal animals (Birds, Chickens and Ducks) walk and the distribution of the muscles.
        It occurs to me, the further up the robot the mass is, the…[Read more]

  • Steve‘s profile was updated 1 month, 1 week ago

  • Chalabi posted an update 1 month, 1 week ago

    Yes, i have finished the right hand of my robot …my 3D printer make me lot of problems to print!

    • What type, brand of printer are you using?
      What dimensions?
      I use a Cocoon Create Touch 200 x 200 x 180 or a Creality CR10S5, 500 x 500 x 500

      • I use ultimaker 2+ with 223x223x205mm.

        • Did you use PLA, ABS, PETG?
          each has their own benefits and problems
          PLA is easy to print, but harder to join and not as good in elevated temperatures.
          ABS is cheap and very easy to join parts, but can be more challenging to print with due to warping.
          PETG is easy to print, good at higher temps, but I do not know about joining at this stage and…[Read more]

          • Hi
            Yes i use PLA and ABS. I prefer use PLA for the esthetic. But, i have difficut to make the Neckpiston gear in the Neckpiston . I have used Pla and Abs and have always the same difficult to make in the Neckpistion the piston. Have you an idea why i can’t?

            • The simple answer is, Its a hard set of parts to print, and gives the most people a hard time.
              So your not alone.
              The most common suggestion is to reduce the pistonbase by around 3% in the X and Y axis only using the slicer.
              Some have reported that this works while others still have trouble.
              I admit it was a very challenging part for me to print…[Read more]

  • Rubén Mamani Ch.‘s profile was updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago

  • Expanded Finger Starter Kit
    The Finger Starter Kit keeps on growing. First, I added the head with the jaw and neck servos. Then I added the eyes with two Hercules USB cameras.

    • My InMoov is controlled by MyRobotLabs on a Raspberry Pi driving two Arduino Uno boards.

      One Uno controls the Finger and the Head.
      The second Uno detects objects with the PIR sensor. When a human enters the room, the heartbeat of InMoov’s 16-element NeoPixel Ring changes.

      On the upper right is an amplified speaker and the microphone is on the l…[Read more]

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Continuing the video series on the Static Leg,
    Here are the thighs 🙂

  • Anthony Bourgeais‘s profile was updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago

  • Rogue‘s profile was updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago

  • Finger Starter Kit

    • I really like my finger starter kit. I have had it for a while and it has become a very valuable learning tool. This setup also speeds up the the testing and debugging of servos and robotics projects. — Frank

  • Assembly of major parts finished, all servos tested – programming can start!

    • Looking good. It makes me realise just how much work I still have to do.

      • Yes Steve, and the true work seems to start on the soft(ware) part. I decided to use Arduino shields, a Raspberry PI4 with Node Red and Serial Communication via USB to connect both platforms – boy this is really challenging my software development skills. But its fun – and I consider it a marathon.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Turns out the Inmoov robot is taller than me 🙂

    • Love the red. I’m enjoying your videos on the static leg assembly. I’m interested in the sizes and quantities of any nuts and bolts used.

      • Hello Steve,

        The following quantities are for each leg, so you will need to double them for both legs.
        1 x M8 x 125 mm and 1 x M8 x 95 mm long for each knee.

        • Connecting the knee to the Tibia I have used 3 x M4 x 40 mm long with the head of one flattened to allow it to sit flush against the front wall of the Tibia when facing up.
          Theses could have been 25 mm long, however only had 20 mm and 40 mm long on hand.
          As it turns out the middle of those three is convenient to tie back to the small trolley I…[Read more]

          • Connecting the Knee to the Thigh I used 3 x M4 x 20 mm long nut and bolts, with the nuts being plastic welded into the knee joint.

            On the back side is the locking part that has 2 x M5 X 40 mm long countersunk.
            The nuts were plastic welded into place.

      • Hello Steve,

        The last video in this series is scheduled to go live on Friday.
        Do you link it would be helpful if I include this list of parts in the description as well?

        • Yes as it will make it easier to find. The info will probably get lost in this forum as time passes.

          • Good news is, as a result of your request, I also went back to the last video, and added the parts list in the description of the Video.
            If one person asked, then there will be many other who will want to know as well 🙂

  • lecagnois posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    sortez avec votre masque , prenez soin de vous .

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Now complete, Fred\’s Knees

  • I’m about to build my second shoulder and I have a couple of questions.
    1. Do we really need support on PivTitV3 ?
    2. Is it a mistake on the ‘Build yours’ instructions where it says you need 2x PivPetentioRound or PivPotentioSquare? for one shoulder I think you only need 1 (not 2).

    Obviously not real problems, just wondered if these are…[Read more]

    • You do need two, one for the shoulder rotator and one for the omo…. forgot the name of it, but it lifts the shoulder up using a piston while the shoulder rotate is done with a worm drive like the bicep rotator

      • Yes, but that’s a different part. For the Omniplate we use PivPotHolder, not PivPotentio. Don’t we?

        • Yeah, you may be correct….
          Maybe Gael assumes you will forget to print it again when you print the left shoulder or that you will break one ?

          • Ah, I think I see where there is some confusion. Gael shoulder tutorial actually seems to cover some of the bicep parts. So we use PivPotentio in both the pivot of the shoulder and the rotation of the bicep.

  • MacGyver‘s profile was updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago

  • Luke Sky posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    I stay home😊

  • Ada22‘s profile was updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago

  • I just finished the second bicep. I’m really pleased with it.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    So continuing to build the static leg for Fred, my build of the Inmoov robot.

  • RIBERE‘s profile was updated 2 months ago

  • pelusa‘s profile was updated 2 months ago

  • Jo Maes‘s profile was updated 2 months ago

  • Chalabi posted an update 2 months ago

    I have finished to print the complete head!

  • Brad‘s profile was updated 2 months, 1 week ago

  • I finally got round to making some progress and uploading a new video. Please take a look. Sorry it’s a long one.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 2 months, 1 week ago

    Ok, so i started to print out the feet and ankles.
    So far all looks good.

  • Chalabi posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Bonjour TLM
    Je suis entrain de réaliser la partie pensante du robot, soit la tête complète avec les yexu et le mécanisme. Ce qui m’intrigue et ne me laisse pas poursuivre mon chemin avec mon imprimante 3D , ce sont les modifications ou les remplacement des pièces par d’autres. Ma question: Est-ce que les modifications approuvées par M. Lange…[Read more]

  • Not sure if my hip covers are correct. The file labeled left didn\’t seem correct on the left side. I ended up swapping the two. Are the files possibly mis-labeled, or are my hip covers wrong?
    Got the neopixel ring working, just trying to see where I can mount the uno, or if I will have to swap it for a nano because of space.

  • printed and assembled my finger started almost a week ago now and still cant get it to move 🙁 every tutorial i find is either in french and atleast 5-7 years old…cant find anything recent that i can understand to help me figure out how to do this and im becoming very frustrated with it… :/ anyone available to assist?

    • The finger starter portion of the project hasn’t changed in 7 years, so the older tutorials should work fine.
      This is the best one to folow:

      Finger Starter

      Make sure you have enough power to run the servo, the USB from the computer will NOT have enough power and will cause all sorts of problems.
      Use a 6V supply, from a power…[Read more]

  • Electronic components are already arriving for assembly.

  • First day of assembly of our Inmoov robot 🙂

  • Guillermo posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    hola ! gracias por la aceptación a la comunidad, soy de buenos Aires, estoy empezando a imprimir las piezas, luego veré como puedo ir comprando los componentes ya que mi sueldo no colabora. abrazos

  • Hey ! sharing some progress after joining stomach and torso.

  • Since the last video generated some interest in my build of the InMoov robot (Fred) I thought I would pull off one of his arms and give you a look inside.

    • Great job Ray. The print look outstanding.

      • And that was done with what was then a very cheap CTC printer back in 2017.
        The printer also had errors in the calibration of the X and Y axis, so all joints had to be filed to make them fit.

        So even with a crappy print, you can still build a working Inmoov 🙂

  • It\’s been a while since I did anything with the Inmoov project.
    So I decided to print the Inmoov statue again, but this time at 300 mm tall.
    Came out OK.
    But have a look for yourself 🙂

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