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    Flashaholic* PhotonBoy's Avatar
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    Default Building a balancing scooter

    http://www.tlb.org/scooter.html

    "Balancing lateral scooters, like the Segway™ are often thought to be technological miracles, but it is not actually very hard to build a balancing scooter. I built the one described here for my own amusement, and to help me understand the control theory behind it. (I work a lot on balance, mostly for walking humanoid robots.)... I put this scooter together in a week using off the shelf parts. Altogether it cost about $2000...."

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    Default Re: Building a balancing scooter

    Very nice job. And a fascinating read. I imagine that building this must have been a lot of fun

    But I gotta ask, where's the headlight? Don't you have the urge to drive this at night? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    Paul

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