• Arthur posted an update 1 day, 7 hours ago

    Hi there, after a long time I waked up my inMoov build 😉
    All parts except the head a reprinted again, with 0.1mm layers and 40% infill. Everything fits without any sanding or drilling, easy fit! How: just good printer calibration!

  • Noen‘s profile was updated 2 days, 10 hours ago

  • More Civrays InMoov madness. This time we replace the circuit boards with new ones.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

    In this video Part 3 of Fred\’s Brain, we continue looking at MyRobotLab and how we use the services to setup and control Fred.

    • I really enjoy watching your videos Ray. The way you explain things is great. However I have a confession. I have gone over to the “dark side” that is ARC. I am now running EZ-B controllers and find the ARC software much more intuitive and simpler to work with. I have modified the Nervo Board to suit the new setup.
      Keep up the good work. Warren

      • In the world of robotics, there is no dark side, unless you plan to have your robots destroy other robots ect.
        There is only different 🙂

        In any case, keep on building and posting your progress 🙂

        • He won’t be destroying other robots. His main role is to teach my students about Robotics and AI. His secondary role will be to help teach kids sign language. The second part is not proving straightforward but, I enjoy a challenge. 😉

          • I do remember seeing another design of hand created for the Inmoov robot by a builder that allowed side to side motion of some of the fingers.
            It was posted on Thingiverse.
            It does require more servos 🙂

  • Warren posted an update 1 week, 5 days ago

    More progress. Right arm and shoulder fitted and working.

    • All he needs now is the hand to become your right hand bot 🙂

      Nice Progress 🙂
      I must work on Fred’s arms…..

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  • JRenta posted an update 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    I am having an issue with the Speech in MRL. MRL seems to respond just fine for the first couple of minutes but then does not respond at all and I have to restart mrl. Refreshing the browser does not help. I think it has something to do with it try to search online for answers and then gets hung – I’m not sure… I’ll add more details later. If…[Read more]

    • Hi. Which version of MRL are you running. I am not sure if it is the same on older versions but, on the latest version the mic turns of of a few minutes without speech ( to reduce false commands I presume) you have to click on the mic icon then speak. Hope that helps. Warren

    • Starting with MRL_Nixie, the WebKitSpeechRecognition allows for a wake work that can be used to restart the Speech Recognition.
      That would be a feature in Inmoov2.
      Wake words are not supported in the Manticore version.

    • Seems like there was a buffer overflow – will follow up later

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    I needed to know what the battery voltage was and also had some issues with the MPU6050 running with the Raspiberry Pi 4.
    To I added one to the I2C port on the Arduino Nano.

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  • Warren posted an update 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Making Progress

    • I like the look of the screen in the chest.
      What screen is that, and are the STL files available?
      Looks like a very nice and clean build 🙂

      • Thanks for the comments Ray. It is a 8″ Lenovo Smart Tab. It comes with a docking station that I have managed to fit in, this allows for some extra features built into the tablet plus charging.
        I basically due up a box in cad, then spent several hours shaping it to fit the chest contours (nightmare). The plan now (when time allows) is to merge the…[Read more]

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month ago

    Part two of Fred\’s Brain.
    In this video we look at the Servo Service in MyRobotLab and how we set them up on our robots.
    Fred has quite a number of servos, and once the arms and hands are attached, there will be a lot more 🙂

    • Great video Ray. I wish I was as confident at writing code.

      Warren😉

      • Keep in mind, I’ve been playing with this for 6 years now 🙂
        Confidence comes with time.
        If you go back an look at some of the very early stuff from Gael, he wasn’t confident with programming at all, Look at what he’s doing now and you would think he was a full time programmer instead of a best in field sculptor designer. 🙂
        The idea behind…[Read more]

  • Mikael posted an update 1 month ago

    Slowly coming together 😀

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

    Every had a servo not turn, but still make sound like it was trying to run?
    In this video I have a look at one of the micro servos from Fred\’s Right Eye Mech.

  • domenico posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    @admin ciao Gael, Mi chiedevo fino a quanto si potrà spingere la tecnologia per InMoov e se mai camminerà.
    un abbraccio

  • Warren posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Making decent progress. All neck and head servos fitted fitted and tested (just a basic arduino code) as still trying to get my head around mrl. Not using kinect so fired up Fusion 360 and then printed a new bottom chest. Is it just me or does anyone else find mrl tricky ?

    • It can seem like it at first, until you get to understand how it works.
      Most of MRL is based around services, you can write scripts to start and configure service and then link services together.
      I have an all python example of writing a program within the MRL system to run an Inmoov robot.
      You are welcome to have a look at it.
      I have tried to…[Read more]

      • Hi Ray. Thanks for taking the time to comment and the link. I will certainly take a look in my quest to conquer mrl. 😉

        Warren

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  • Warren posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Can I start by saying a huge thank you to Gael for this amazing project. I teach engineering and I am building InMoov with my second year students as a robotics teaching aid. I know we have joined the party late so the printer is currently running flat out producing parts. Will post some update pictures soon. Thanks Warren

  • Guenther posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    I started a few days ago with myrobotlab and InMoov. First I built the finger starter, which works fine manual control of the servo in myrobotlab righthand/indexfinger. Now I am looking for a way how I can invoke a gesture like openHand without speechcontrol. Has anyone suggestions?

    • One of the programs started by the Inmoov program in MRL is Program AB.
      In Inmoov its called i01.chatbot
      If you open that tab, you can type you commands in there
      It’s like talking to your bot with your fingers 🙂

  • jaffa posted an update 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Hello everyone,
    me again. I’m looking now at which power supply I need to take. The hardware map says that a 6v 60amps power supply is currently used, while it is also offered that 50 amps can be used. Now my question is which is better and whether 60amps will damage the whole electronics or it is only important what is the output voltage and…[Read more]

    • That Amps rating is the Maximum the Power Supply Unit (PSU) can supply, the voltage is the one that can blow things up.
      You want the 6V output, most of the gear used in an Inmoov will tolerate a 6V supply, most don’t like going too low.
      If you try and draw more than the PSU’s maximum current, the output voltage will drop, and all the electronics…[Read more]

      • Ray, thanks a lot for the nice explanation.

        • It helps to be an Electrician when looking at things like Power 🙂
          Voltage drop is something that is not well understood by most builders, or a lot of electricians as well 🙂
          I did have my Inmoov Fred try to explain it:

          I hope that link help you and others out a bit 🙂

          Ray

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

    In this video I upgrade Fred’s one and only Arduino to give it more power.

    During programming and testing, I noticed the Raspberry Pi running MyRobotLab was throtteling and reporting low power.
    This has started since the program has been using the two UltraSonic sensors attached to the Arduino Nano.
    With the plan to…[Read more]

  • HERMES59141JGFR‘s profile was updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago

  • Take a look at me putting the knees together, and Ralph gets a nice new cap. Get your cap from the shop right here on the offical InMoov website.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 2 months ago

    This week I look at Fred\’s Brain, or more accurately, his program.
    This program is getting to be quite complex, so this is the first of a multi part series.
    Fred uses MyRobotLab at it\’s core.
    There are links in the video description.

  • lecagnois posted an update 2 months, 1 week ago

    Mrl reste une usine à gaz pour celui qui débute dans InMoov . Afin de faciliter les nouveaux utilisateurs ,j ai créer un fichier pour faire le lien entre les fichiers AIML et le fichiers python .
    vous pouvez trouver le fichiers ici :
    https://inmoov.monsite-orange.fr/file/27bb666ceb8881c6cf977f64d25b7c5e.pdf

  • jaffa posted an update 2 months, 1 week ago

    Greeting,
    I have a question regarding the braided fishing line. Namely, wherever I look, there is no exact size of 0.8 mm and it is 200 lb, will it create problems if the dimensions are 0.75 mm and that it is 200 lb?
    Thank you in advance

    • The major consideration is the ability to handle the tension applied.
      When you consider the pulling force required, it is quite understandable.
      The diameter is not anywhere near as important.
      as ling as you can feed it through a 2mm hole and the line will hold 200lb or 90Kg, then you should be all good.

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

    Networking Part 1
    In this video we look at the physical layer of the Open Systems Interconnect or OSI model for networking.

    Please Like, Subscribe and ring the notification bell to be alerted when the next video is released.
    It also a form of support that costs you nothing, but does help the channel a lot.

    Maybe drop into the discord server for…[Read more]

  • Bonjour à tous et à toutes. Je suis un jeune participant par la date d’inscription et moins jeune par la date de naissance (1936). Je suis émerveillé par l’engouement qui règne autour de InMoov 1er et de sa descendance. Modestement intéressé dans un premier temps par la main, plus particulièrement la V2 de Gaël, que je félicite pour l’ensemb…[Read more]

  • AToMi posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

  • Seems I keep getting questions on Fred\’s Power Systems.
    Lets try and explain it a bit better 🙂

    • Fred is going great and you have really helped a lot understand how to assemble an inmoov. It also shows, one should feel completely comfortable modding it. This child needs to mutate and change over generations to survive.

      • Modding also makes you go further in to the learning of how things work 🙂
        Good news is there are a lot of Inmoov builders that bring knowledge to the group so we can all learn.
        Most of the printed mods in Fred were created by other talented builders.
        I am working on the power distribution and a different control system, but trying to make sure…[Read more]

  • Built and tested left arm and hand:

  • More Civrays InMoov madness, this time Tibias

  • Spthey‘s profile was updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago

  • Time to make Fred a bit more powerful.
    Lets wire up the battery and connect the power switches 🙂

  • Jeremy posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

  • Jeremy posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    inmoov junior

  • Perry posted an update 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    My minim move roamer

  • In this video I Make up Fred second network cable and the power wires for the Raspberry Pi, the touch screen and the Network switch.
    I also setup the AT30 Switched Mode Power Supply and set it voltage.

  • Hey Guys, could someone please recommend a good p3d printer to use to start printing my parts? Thank you so much.

    • Justin, which Country do you live in?
      I have a Flashforge Dual Extruder head Dreamer 3D printer for sale,, but will only ship within the UK, due to costs and complexity of shipping.
      I used it to print my InMoov out on, its in excellent condition and been a great 3D printer. I have just replaced the Dual Extruder Head block. Selling it for £180.

  • Steve Rayner posted an update 3 months ago

    Here is the latest Civrays InMoov progress. This time I build the right foot and ankle.

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 months ago

    Terminating Cat5e 10/100 Ethernet cables.

    In this video I install the first of the network cables into Fred InMoov.

    Please Like, Subscribe and ring the notification bell to be alerted when the next video is released.
    It also a form of support that costs you nothing, but does help the channel a lot.

  • i’m starting to develop a new python interface for the robot gestur (the goal is to be lighter and easier then MRL but without somme hard fonction) now we can easily moov all the robot’s part (using 2 arudino card). They can speak (the mouth moovs when he speaks)

    You can found the project here (only in french for now) :…[Read more]

  • J’ai débuter mardi la création d’une interface python de gestion du robot (l’objectif est d’être plus léger et simple que MRL mais sans certaines de ces fonctionnalités pousser) pour l’heure il est possible de faire bouger les différents membre du robot de manière plutôt intuitive (via 2 carte arudino) et de le faire parler (la bouche bo…[Read more]

  • lecagnois posted an update 3 months, 1 week ago

    Un Système Pan Tilt pour le mini InMoov de 40 cm
    https://inmoov.monsite-orange.fr/page-60702d0a67f94.html

  • Anthony v‘s profile was updated 3 months, 1 week ago

  • I need help please Gael ! I want to move the eyes , the jaw von Inmoov, i need to speak with my inmoov. Thank you everyone.

  • The latest progress on the Civrays InMoov. Sorry it’s a bit long, I tend to talk too much.

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

    For those of you who have been following along with Fred’s Build, I have now added the mounts for the battery packs.
    I have two mounts, each holding up to a 4AH 20V battery, that 80 Watt Hours per battery, compared to the 72 Watt Hours of the 6 volt 12 Amp hour gel-cell battery.
    Having the two means I can change the batteries one at a time…[Read more]

  • Greetings! I\’m very new and wondered if there is a place for beginners to ask basic questions about My Robot Lab?

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  • Rich FD posted an update 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    changed jobs, bought a motorbike, restored motorbike, designed and built another 3D printer. Its now a week since the motorbike moved out of the workshop, re-commissioning my 3D\’s (3 of them) – going to get back to printing the big lad!

  • Saying Hi! I#m new here 😉

    Hello Gael,

    I’m new here at this amazing project …
    My Name is Werner and i’m from Austria, being happy to start building my own InMoov 😉
    what i’ve to do to place my adress on the InMoov-Map?
    How long does the order need, for being processed?
    Maybe i’ve got many more questions, but i’ll consider the forums…[Read more]

  • Christopher‘s profile was updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago

  • Sur Pied…

  • Part 5 of Fred\’s upper stomach.
    In this video I mount the upper stomach to the rest of Fred\’s torso, extend the servo wires and connect it up.

    • encore une superbe vidéo 👍

      • Thankyou.
        Tomorrow I have a video out on an Air Brush kit I picked up online.
        Next week I make the battery cover then add battery mounts for a pair of 20V 4AH Li-Ion power tool batteries to power Fred with.
        Each battery holds more power than the 6V Gel Cell normally fitted to an Inmoov.
        But to use these batteries you need to have a few Switch Mode…[Read more]

  • Andrey posted an update 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    @admin Hello everyone, how did you connect the Kinect from the xbox 360 to the PC? The Kinect wire has a similar connector to USB type A, but there are differences.

    • There are a few differences including the numbers of pins.
      I purchased a few years ago, and adaptor cable that came with a 12Vdc Power supply.
      It has the required plug socket for the Kinect to plug into with two wires coming out, one to the power supply, the other to a USB type A plug that connects to your computer.
      Something like…[Read more]

      • Understood thanks. Have you tried installing the new NIXIE firmware for the robot? Does Kinect work with the latest firmware?

        • I have with mixed results.
          When I add the services manually, they all appear to work well.
          I can not use the standard InMoov services as I’m running a non-standard build with the PCA9685 servo driver boards in the head and back.
          The scripts I have created for my build appear to work on Manticore, but the servos are not working in Nixie.
          I haven’t…[Read more]

  • Kirk Neuert posted an update 4 months ago

    Hello everyone. I have just started my inmoov build. My plan is to integrate in into my home automation system. I will be using a female voice for it and wondered if anyone has made a female bust plate yet. If so can someone share the stl files with me?

  • Hello;nouvelles pièces après la tête, impression et montage bras et torse

  • nomadin posted an update 4 months ago

    nog een vraagje .wanneer ik de stl download stomgearv2 geeft het twee verschillende maten aan .welk is de juiste? 1 zijde is 93,78 mm en de andere zijde is 94,05 mm
    thank you

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 4 months ago

    Fred\’s upper stomach Part 4, continuing with the upper stomach, front covers and install the Kinect.

  • nomadin posted an update 4 months ago

    hi can these servo\’s handle 7.4 volt ?
    https://www.robotshop.com/be/nl/hs-805bb-gigantische-schaal-servomotor.html
    thanks

  • lecagnois posted an update 4 months, 1 week ago

    Amélioration du Câblage du petit Inmoov

    – Ajout d ‘une carte alimentation avec 3 sorties sécurisé avec un fusible .
    – Création d’un support unique pour toutes les cartes électroniques .
    – Création d un socle pour l’alimentation de l’amplificateur avec pile 9 volts et interrupteur .
    – Déplacements des 2 mini- arduino au centre entre les 2 Ardui…[Read more]

    • le fichier “demidoassemble.stl” est déjà réduit a l’échelle 0.64 . Il est possible de fusionner ce fichier avec le fichier “supporarduino2.stl ” , pour rendre plus rigide votre petit InMoov .

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 4 months, 1 week ago

    Part 3 of building Fred\’s upper stomach.
    In this video I install the two servos and assemble the side-to-side torso bearing assembly.

  • On-Two-Wheels
    Maria is exploring the world on a two-wheel hand cart.

  • ilias‘s profile was updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago

  • Time to continue welding up parts for the upper stomach 🙂

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