[SATLUG] Frikin sweet robot!

Don Crowder donguitar at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 10:47:53 CDT 2008


Brad Knowles wrote:
> On 3/18/08, David Kowis wrote:
> 
>>  This is just too cool. Maybe we can pretend it runs linux or 
>> something ;)
>>
>>  BigDog robot
>>  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww
> 
> I've seen some earlier videos of this one, but they were all in tethered 
> mode.
> 
> So what the hell is that damn buzzing sound?  It sounds like the biggest 
> meanest horse-size nest of hornets that I've ever heard....
> 

I believe that's a two stroke engine running a generator to power the 
thing.  It has a better power-to-weight ratio than a battery pack.
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