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AX-12A / AX-18A Smart Hexapod

This kit has been discontinued

(Programming and Video provided by Matt Bunting - University of Arizona)

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The AX12-18 Smart Hexapod is the next generation of walkers to implement "Smart Servo" Technology which features:

  • Power Optimized 3DOF (3-degrees of Freedom) Leg Design with over 220 oz/in.(15kgf/cm)of torque per axis
  • Full feedback for position, speed, load, voltage and temperature with automatic shutdown based on voltage or temperature
  • Full control over position (300 degrees), speed, and torque in 1024 increments
  • Fast 1M bps communication speed
  • Rugged, all aluminum construction for maximum payload capacity and walking kinematic accuracy
  • Spacious upper and lower decks (16in. X 3.5in.)(40.64cm X 8.89cm) for controlling electronics, power and accessories
  • Hard Anodized finish for maximum scratch and corrosion resistance
  • Compatible with ANY micro-controller/computer control system
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Pictures

Power Optimized Leg Design Outstanding ground clearance Roomy decks for power and electronics Full leg articulation - Legs folded
AX12-18 Smart Hexapod Kit Configurations
  • AX12-18Smart Hexapod

    Hardware Kit

    AXHexapodHW

    • (1) AX Smart Hexapod Hardware kit (64 piece, all aluminum components)
    • (2) 6-port extension bus PCB's
    • (10) 7.86" (200mm) 3 pin cables
    • (1) Fully Illustrated Construction Guide
    • Note: This kit requires any combination of (18) AX-12A or AX-18A servos
    $499
    Purchase
  • AX-18F Robotic ArmHardware Kit

    Hardware Kit w/AX12A

    AX12HexapodBK

    • (1) AX Smart Hexapod Hardware kit (64 piece, all aluminum components)
    • (2) 6-port extension bus PCB's
    • (10) 7.86" (200mm) 3 pin cables
    • (18) AX-12A Servos (15kgf/cm and 59 rpm)
    • (1) Fully Illustrated Construction Guide
    $1,219.00
    Purchase
  • AX-18F Robotic ArmHardware Kit

    Hardware Kit w/AX18A

    AX18HexapodBK

    • (1) AX Smart Hexapod Hardware kit (64 piece, all aluminum components)
    • (2) 6-port extension bus PCB's
    • (10) 7.86" (200mm) 3 pin cables
    • (18) AX-18A Servos (18kgf/cm and 97 rpm)
    • (1) Fully Illustrated Construction Guide
    $1,999.00
    Purchase
Controllers
  • CM-700

    CM-700 Controller

    See the CM-700 Product Page for more information.

    $119.90
    Purchase
  • LN-101

    LN-101 USB Downloader

    • This special USB connector is required to connect the CM-700 to a computer USB port.
    • (1) LN-101 USB Downloader
    • (1) 100cm USB cable
    • LM-101 Users Guide
    $14.90
    Purchase
  • OpenCM9.04-B

    OpenCM9.04-B

    • Controller: OpenCM9.04-C x 1
    • Socket - 1x20 PIN Header Socket x 2
    • Socket - 1x20 BOX Header Socket x 2
    • Cable - USB Downloader Cable x 1
    • Manual - Instruction Manual x 1

    See the OpenCM9 product page for more information.

    OpenCM9.04-B
    $19.90
    Purchase
  • usb2dynamixel

    USB2Dynamixel

    • USB2Dyanmixel provides USB to RS-232, RS-485, and AX-12 (TTL) interfaces in one unit.
    • (1) USB2dynamixel Controller
    • (1) USB cable

    See the USB2Dynamixel Product Page for more information.

    $49.90
    Purchase
Accessories
  • AX-12+ / AX-18F Power supply Kit

    Dual Gripper H/W Kit

    Dual Gripper Hardware Kit

    The Ax Dual Gripper makes a great addition to the AX12-18 Smart Hexapod. With the AX-45 degree bracket, it can easily pick up an object from the ground from a standing position. Also with a 9"(22.86cm) opening, the Dual Gripper kit can pick up large objects.

    Note: This kit requires any combination of (3)AX-12A or AX-18A servos

    $79.00
    Purchase
  • Dual Gripper Kit

    AX-12A Dual Gripper

    Dual Gripper Hardware Kit w/AX-12A Servos

    The Ax Dual Gripper makes a great addition to the AX12-18 Smart Hexapod. With the AX-45 degree bracket, it can easily pick up an object from the ground from a standing position. Also with a 9"(22.86cm) opening, the Dual Gripper kit can pick up large objects.

    $209.00
    Purchase
  • Dual Gripper Kit

    AX-18A Dual Gripper

    Dual Gripper Hardware kit w/AX-18A Servos

    The Ax Dual Gripper makes a great addition to the AX12-18 Smart Hexapod. With the AX-45 degree bracket, it can easily pick up an object from the ground from a standing position. Also with a 9"(22.86cm) opening, the Dual Gripper kit can pick up large objects.

    $359.00
    Purchase
  • AX-12

    AX-12/18F 12" Extension cable

    AX12A/AX18A 12"(30.48cm) Extension Cable

    • (1) 12" AX-12/18F Extension Cable
    $9.49
    Purchase
  • AX-12 Power supply

    AX-12A/AX-18A Power Supply

    9 Volt/6amp power supply provides plenty of power for the AX12-18 Smart Hexapod during testing and programming

    • (1) 9Volt/6Amp Power Supply

    Note: This power supply requires the AX12A/AX18A Power Supply Harness below.

    $89.00
    Purchase
  • AX-12+ / AX-18F Power Harness

    AX-12A/AX-18A Power Harness

    The AX-12 power harness makes powering the AX-12A-18 Hexapod quick and easy! Combine this connector with CrustCrawler's AX-12A/AX18A power supply for a complete AX power system.

    • (1) Power Harness
    • (1) 2.1mm male P5 barrel plug
    • (2) 3 pin molex connectors for easy AX-12A / AX-18A and USB2Dynamixel connections
    $25.00
    Purchase
  • Flexiforce Pressure Sensor

    Flexiforce Pressure Sensor

    The active sensing area is a .375" diameter circle at the end of the sensor. The conductive leads are easy to connect to a breadboard or through-hole area. The Flexiforce has an ideal output for A/D conversion - 0V is no force and 4.2V is 100 lbs. The RCTIME command may be used with a LOOKUP table or calibration formula to execute some math to make the output useful.

    • (1) Flexiforce Pressure Sensor
    $34.95
    Purchase
  • Ping Ultr Sonic Sensor

    Ping Ultra Sonic Sensor

    $29.99
    Purchase