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Hi, If there are still issues stopping publication, please remove the unacceptable line/s. regards Ray


Thats really cool, check out my projects.


good job


Coooooooooooool!!!!! i love it! I think it is most cool robot!!!!


to bad you did not win the contest.its so cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


thiis would help me...i cant open bottles...make one for cans!!!


Hi duncandewey, I think a 'Drink Can' opener would be a little less taxing on my little-grey-cells than this project. I really could do with a version that could open my 'Smoked Kippers' for me on Sunday morning.

'250ml Drink Bottle Opener'

sparra_mc

3/28/2012

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After seeing a couple of LEGO Mindstorms NXT Bottle Openers on the net, I decided to tackle building my own... The task turned out to be somewhat more difficult than I envisaged. The most difficult part by far was the Gripper Mechanisms, as they had to securely hold the Bottle and it's cap in a manor that allowed them to be unscrewed... Multi-views of the LEGO Mindstorms NXT 'Drink Bottle Opener's' are shown left.. For ease of viewing the important modules that make up the 'NXT Drink Bottle Opener', I have chosen to us CAD images. As I build mainly with Black, it makes photographing detail a bit difficult. Plus the size/scale of the project, and with NXTLogs image size restriction makes the detail of the project harder too get across. I also couldn't be bothered dusting off and setting up my Macro Camera Equipment I normally use. But I think you will agree that the CAD is a better choice..... A single NXT Brick controls the 'Drink Bottle Opener' Mechanism. It us 5x NXT Motors, 2x RCX Type Touch (+1 NXT Touch Sensor for Trigger) Sensors. To control the two extra NXT motor, I have used a Mindsensor MotorMux. The Motor requires an additional 9 Volt power Supply. Hence the 9 Volt Battery Box pictured. As this is a stationary Robot, I prefer to use a 'Regulated' 9 Volt Power Supply for all its energy requirements. This method is also great during programming and debugging the Robot. Saves a lot of battery swapping and charging time.

Intelligent Brick Type:

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Sensors:

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Motors:

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