Servo Strandbeest


Learning in Models

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Strandbeest leg

Strandbeest is designed by Theodorus Gerardus Jozef, or Theo Jansen who is a great Dutch artist.
Each leg in this contraption has 11 movable rods and 2 fixed rods which form 8 joints.
The speed along the bottom line is almost constant.
Its mechanic philosophy is based on Triangular truss.
It is a beast bionics.

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Camellia Café Servo Motor Controller

With an advanced CAPPUCCINO controller, 8 LEGO motors are able to be controlled at the same time. All motors could run as a system which means they are working cooperatively.

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Camellia Servo Strandbeest

As 8 LEGO motors are used, its head, body, left leg, right leg, left arm, right arm, left hand and right hand are able to be controlled cooperatively!