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m_bennett
#1 Posted : 19 March 2018 11:11:53

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I have been buying the Robi2 magazines from Japan and thought that members here might be interested in my Robi2 build. I don't have a Robi, but it looks as though the build is pretty similar, just the Robi2 has a few extra components towards the end of the build.
For anyone who has not seen the Robi2, there is more detail here: https://deagostini.jp/rot/ (page in Japanese).
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#2 Posted : 19 March 2018 11:14:24

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Here are the screenshots from the first 4 boxes, as far as I can tell, these are identical to Robi.
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#3 Posted : 19 March 2018 11:14:59

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Look forward to your build. See what the differences are. Good luck with the build.
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#4 Posted : 19 March 2018 11:27:43

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m_bennett wrote:
Here are the screenshots from the first 4 boxes, as far as I can tell, these are identical to Robi.



you need to resize your photos, if you need help please ask.
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#5 Posted : 19 March 2018 11:36:50

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BigGrin Hi M bennett

Firstly welcome to the forum and enjoy your build.

If you resize your pics to around 600 x 338 pixels they should show up in your forum thread.

Just one point, you will find that the voice chip supplied with robi2 will be Japanese language only.

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#6 Posted : 19 March 2018 13:32:59

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Welcome to the forum, I look forward to seeing your build.

Graeme
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#7 Posted : 19 March 2018 17:13:22

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Hi all, thanks for the help with the photos, I think I have them sorted now.
Andy, I'm aware that Robi2 will only have the Japanese voice recognition and speech. I've been learning Japanese for a couple of years and will be interested to see if I can get Robi to understand me. I also prefer the Japanese to the English Robi voice, I think he's cuter in Japanese. :)

On with the build, boxes 4-8. Robi2 comes with more customisation options than Robi, you can't see in the photo here, but we have a choice of blue, pink or orange ears at this stage and I believe there will be different feet colours as well. Book 8 stepped us through setting up the first servo which was a little nerve-wracking as I wasn't 100% sure of the instructions (in Japanese), but it seems to be working as it should.
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#8 Posted : 19 March 2018 17:24:43

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Welcome to the forum, hope you enjoy your time with us....Cool Cool .. Look forward to seeing Robi2 come together....Cool Cool

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#9 Posted : 19 March 2018 17:58:45

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Great to have you on the forumBigGrin enjoy your build Cool regards PhilCool
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#10 Posted : 19 March 2018 21:23:37

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Welcome to the forum, as someone who is currently building Robi I shall be watching your build with interest BigGrin

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#11 Posted : 19 March 2018 21:44:49

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Welcome to the forum and good luck with your Robi 2 build. BigGrin

Congrats on your "Blue" medal for starting a build diary and looking forward to seeing more of Robi 2.

Cool Cool Cool Cool

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#12 Posted : 27 April 2018 13:09:13

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So, the next build phase of Robi 2 starts on his arms. I forgot to take a photo of my progress after magazine 12, so this post covers magazines 9-16; 9-12 put together the right arm using the servo set up in issue 8. Then 13-16 cover a similar process for the left arm. I enjoyed testing the servos in the completed right arm after issue 12, switching between the different servo numbers to test each individually, gives a good idea of what the final range of motion will be.
Issue 16 also supplied additional silver and red ear covers to give a total of 5 different colour options for the ears, as shown in the photo below. A leaflet included in the magazines also shows that you can buy a set of parts to give him either yellow or silver feet, but because there are quite a few parts involved these cost 4800 yen (about £32) plus tax each, or both for 7800 yen (about £52) plus tax.
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#13 Posted : 27 April 2018 18:38:26

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Coming on very nicely, great work and I look forward to seeing some more soon.

Mark
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#14 Posted : 27 April 2018 22:43:45

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Making good progress on him BigGrin like his colourful new image.

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