Sep 20, 2009

ROS-3101HV, a new small KONDO servo, put on the market ( Sep 18, 2009 )

ROBOSPOT, KONDO KAGAKU CO. LTD. announced a new small servo, ROS-3101HV ICS Red Version, developed for robot hand, head, and also small size robot, put on the market. The servo will be ship out on Sept. 19th from ROBOSPOT web shop.

Characteristics of the new small servo are as follows:
1)Metal gear wheel is used all gear wheels.
2)As the servo is developed for serial use only, as KRS-2552HV, it is necessary to use RCB-4HV or RCB-3HV, KCB-1 as a control board. It is possible for daisy chain connection of servos to use a forked road cable (No.01132).
3)Original option parts also will be put on the market.

Specifications are as follows:
Torque: 4 .1kg-cm (11.1V)
Speed: 0.10sec/60° (11.1V)
Maximum moving angle: 120°
Length:L29.6×W11.8×H26mm(excluding projection)
Weight: 17 g (including cable)
Cable size: 100mm, servo connected
Attached Parts: servo-horn is excluded
Price: One servo package is 7,980 yen, 10 servos packaged set is 69,720 yen (Taxes are included)

The details are described in ROBOSPOT web site.

Sep 8, 2009

'MELISSA Hand Type1', a new type robot hand parts for KRS-4000 series will be put on the market (Sep 8, 2009)

CRAFT HOUSE will put 'MELISSA Hand Type1', a new type robot hand parts, on the market on Sep. 9, 2009. MELISSA is KRS4000 Series Standard Model, just for using KRS-4000 series servo for biped robot produced by KONDO CO. LTD.

The hand could take hold of such light good as a ping-pong ball, pencil etc. The new type hand set is finished goods consisted of hand unit right and left. The set price is 60,000 yen. Servo motor, servo-horn and free-horn are excluded.

The hand is not suitable for fight. It is necessary to attach protector such a glove when robot fights with the hands. It is also necessary to pay attention not receiving a strong shock. A strong shock could break the hands.

The hand Size is 80mm (from the back of the hand to fingertip) x 60mm (width) x 42mm (thickness), fit for robot with about 50 cm height. Servo motor, KRS-4014HV from KONDO KAGAKU is recommended for the hands.

The prototype of ` MELISSA Hand Type1` was developed by Mr. Yoshimura as `God Hand` which was used for his original robot R-Blue. `God Hand` also can be gotten from Craft House by order received. It costs 180,000 yen. The video of `God Hand ` is as follows.

MELISSA is parts set, so robot builder can make another robot using their surplus servo and parts with the kit. The parts of 'MELISSA' for example, body or legs, also get from Hobby Robot site of CRAFT HOUSE.

The detail are also described in Robot Watch.