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Author Topic: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles  (Read 853 times)
von Corax
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« on: September 14, 2016, 11:16:32 pm »

I just read part I of a promised series of articles on building animatronic tentacles, like this one:



The full article is here, and I shall update this thread as subsequent articles are published.
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« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2016, 08:42:47 am »

The blind flailing is profoundly creepy.

and cool.
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2016, 12:33:20 pm »

Oooohh! Like.
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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2016, 12:42:02 pm »

Kool as! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2016, 05:26:26 pm »

I think that they used something like this for the Andorians' antennas on "Enterprise".
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« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2016, 07:55:47 pm »

Ah- thank you. This should prove most useful... Wink

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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2016, 02:56:57 pm »

Part II of the article describes the manual controllers for the tentacle.
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« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2016, 09:22:35 pm »

The article concludes with final assembly of the tentacle system.
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