• BaluRheine posted an update 1 day, 23 hours ago

    Hi everyone.
    I’m new in this community.
    Since I was a young boy I always dreamed of building a robot for my own. I wanted it to look humanoid and gave him the name OTTO. Now, some decades later, I only had a motorized lego hand with pneumatics to show off.
    And then, some 4 month ago, I read about your project InMoov. I was fascinated at once.
    Now…[Read more]

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  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 week, 6 days ago

    I recently got a new toy.
    I don\’t normally post unboxings in here, but this is so handy when setting up your servos.

    This servo tester is great for positioning servos and testing the range before connecting the servos to the servo drivers and fire up MRL.
    I also opened this one up to see what was inside it.

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  • Ray Edgley posted an update 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    In this video we will build and add the bicep rotator to Fred\’s Left Shoulder.

  • Willy and "Kilroy" posted an update 3 weeks ago

    I HAVE A WHOLE TUB FULL OF PARTS AND WILL BEGIN THE BUILD SOON! There have been a lot of new versions and updated builds. It takes a fair amount of research to get to a place where Im confident to start. also trying to purchase as much as I can before I retire this next spring while my budget is a little stronger. Mainly rolls of filament. Here we go…

    • Don’t forget to have fun while you build 🙂
      If you run into issues, then don’t forget to ask the community, A lot of us have already gone through the same build process and can now help others 🙂
      There are a lot of strong communities of Inmoov builders, all over the world, starting with this one 🙂

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Part 2 of Fred\’s Shoulder.
    More worm drive fun and games 🙂

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

    Since Fred was insisting, I started on his Left Shoulder.
    This is the start of the new version of the shoulder with the ball bearings.

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  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month ago

    Just for a laugh, I turned on the webcam to record Fred 🙂

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  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month ago

    When your building a robot, sometimes, you need to sense a signal or a voltage that is well over the rating of your input.
    This is not a real problem, because you can use a voltage divider to drop the voltage down a proportional amount.

    I did this with Fred’s battery monitoring inputs, where the Battery voltages can…[Read more]

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month ago

    Fred’s Brain Part 5
    Fred is a non-standard Inmoov.
    The head in particular has a number of modifications, starting with the Advanced Eyes from Dakota76 and the Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspberry Pi Spy Camera mounted in one of Fred’s eye’s.
    The other major difference, is in the way I control the servos, using the PCA9685 I2C 16 channel…[Read more]

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 1 month ago

    Fred\’s Right Shoulder Part 4.

    I released this a few weeks ago and for got to post it here.
    The shoulders in Fred are standard, latest version from this site.
    The new ball bearing setup are much smoother.

  • Bonjour, j\’arrive pas à installer le driver pour les clone arduino CH340 avez-vous une procédure pour rasberry pi (Buster) Merci d\’avance

    • The driver comes installed as standard on the Raspbian OS.
      Either your OS has been corrupted, in which case you might be better off restoring a backup or making a fresh install.
      Or
      The USB chip on your Arduino Clone is bad 🙁

      • Thanks Rey Edgley,
        I found in the mayrobotlab startup that it was necessary to put /dev/ ttyUSB0 and the mine is working with /dev/ttyAcm0.

        Another problem with Raspberry the camera is not visible in OpenCV can you give me an advice or an installation procedure…. Thanks

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

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 2 months ago

    Continuing with Fred\’s Right shoulder, during this I find an issue with the pot and have to replace the pot.

  • Reece posted an update 2 months ago

    In lockdown (again) so am returning to this project (again). Been working on my two actuator neck mechanism. Installed continuous rotation servos (forgetting how they operate and tested. Result, broken neck.

  • Hayder Saadi posted an update 2 months ago

    @admin Dear Sir,
    Can you help me to find a motorized version of the legs?

    • So far, no ones to my knowledge has a working set of motorised walking legs attached to their Inmoov robot.
      The closest I have seen was by John Stager, His robot legs did walk, but were not stable enough for him to risk attaching his Inmoov robot to 🙂
      There are other projects to try and make a set of legs that allow an Inmoov to walk.
      You can…[Read more]

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

    In this video, I print out and assemble more components for Fred\’s shoulder.
    I also mount the shoulder assembly onto Fred\’s upper torso and set the feed back pot position.

  • questa è la foto dei pin …”in piu” rispetto alla scheda arduino, altre foto nel mio album…scusatemi sono nuovo…

  • quando collego la nervo board al mio arduino mega2560 mi avanza una fila di pin sul lato superiore, cosa sto sbagliando ?…non so come caricare le foto altrimenti vi mostrerei cosa intendo…grazie per il vostro aiuto

    • The last 4 pins on the Nervo board are pointing the wrong way.
      Those pins are used to connect to an Arduino Nano to run the NeoPixel ring.

    • The next 9 pins are also pointing the wrong way, they a spare un-defined pins, mostly connected to the serial pins on the Arduino Mega 2560.

  • Today, I start on Fred\’s Right Shoulder.
    This updated version of the Inmoov shoulder has bearings in it 🙂

  • Join us to watch the premiere of Civrays InMoov episode 49 on Friday the 13th at 18:00 UK, 19:00 Europe, or 13:00 EDT New York time. When we will be building the mid-stomach assembly.

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

  • Bonjour, comment poster une petite vidéo ?? de débuts de débutant.

  • Continuing with the Fred\’s Brain series, this time I look a speech services.
    Both TTS and STT

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  • Mikael posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 months ago

    So last week I unboxed a new Raspberry Pi 4 with 8G of RAM.
    This week, I setup the OS and install MyRobotLab on it.

  • Arthur posted an update 3 months 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 3 months ago

  • Steve Rayner posted an update 3 months ago

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

  • Ray Edgley posted an update 3 months, 1 week 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 3 months, 1 week 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…..

  • JRenta posted an update 3 months, 2 weeks 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

  • 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.

  • Espresso Night‘s profile was updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago

  • Warren posted an update 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months, 1 week ago

    Slowly coming together 😀

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  • Ray Edgley posted an update 4 months, 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 4 months, 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 4 months, 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

  • Warren posted an update 4 months, 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 4 months, 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 4 months, 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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  • Warren‘s profile was updated 4 months, 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]

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  • Steve Rayner posted an update 5 months 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 months, 3 weeks ago

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

  • Jeremy posted an update 5 months, 4 weeks ago

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