By Kåre Halvorsen aka Zenta

You can find assembly instructions and code here.

The A-Pod is a remotely operated insect-like robot using a PS-2 controller.

“A-Pod is an ant inspired hexapod robot with a 2 DOF abdomen (tail), a 3 DOF head with large mandibles. 6 legs with 3 DOF each. Total 25 servos. This video demonstrates improved walking ability. A-Pod are controlled using a custom made transmitter, XBee communication, Basic Micro BAP28 mcu, SSC32 servo controller, powered by one single 2S LiPo 5000 mAh battery.”

Tags: Robots XBee