KONDO is the leading company of biped hobby robot and is known to a maker of KHR-series robot as KHR-1, KHR-2HV and KHR-3HV. The new robot is a new category robot, multi-legged robot.
ROBOSPOT (KONDO KAGAKU CO., LTD) held an information exchange meeting about multi-legged robot on Jan 23rd, 2010. Some robot builders joined the meeting and exchanged the opinion. The 1st Multi-Legged Robot Contest sponsored by KONDO KAGAKU CO.,LTD took place on June 5th during the 6th KHR Anniversary. KONDO is also interested in the multi-legged robot.
Multi-legged robot has been being miner robot compared with biped robot in Japan. Just G-DOG , a kit of 4 legs robot, was on the market from HIP JAPAN in July 2008. Recently, robot builders who has been making custom-built biped robot are interested in making multi-legged robot. The 1st Robot survival game of multi-legged robot will take place on July 19th, 2010 at Asobitcity in Akihabara, Tokyo.
Multi-legged robot is stable to walk compared with biped robot and even low powered servo motor can move the body. Therefor multi-legged robot is suitable such a survival game of robot because it can load some equipments such as toy gun, camera etc.
Specifications are as follows:
Servo: KRS-4024SHV ICS Red Version x9
Control board: RCB-3HV Ver.1.1A
Flame: turtle model
Backpack set typeA
Battery:ROBO power cell HV C-type 10.8V-300mAh Ni-MH
Parts: screws, cables, plastic parts
CD-ROM: manual, software, sample motions etc.
Price: 39,900 Yen (including tax)
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