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Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« on: September 14, 2016, 10:16:32 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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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2016, 07:42:47 am »
The blind flailing is profoundly creepy.

and cool.

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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2016, 11:33:20 am »
Oooohh! Like.

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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2016, 11:42:02 am »
Kool as! ;D

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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2016, 04:26:26 pm »
I think that they used something like this for the Andorians' antennas on "Enterprise".

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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2016, 06:55:47 pm »
Ah- thank you. This should prove most useful... ;)

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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2016, 01:56:57 pm »
Part II of the article describes the manual controllers for the tentacle.

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Re: Today on Hack A Day: Animatronic Tentacles
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2016, 08:22:35 pm »
The article concludes with final assembly of the tentacle system.