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Teknic ClearPath servos power Guinness World Record domino robot

Teknic’s ClearPath servos were used to power a much-talked-about robot called “the Dominator”, a Guinness World Record setting robot, made by Mark Rober (main picture). 

In just over 24 hours, the Dominator placed more than over 100,000 dominos to create a Super Mario Brothers mural. (See video below.)

Teknic’s all-in-one servos were used to power the omnidirectional wheels to place 300 dominos at a time, with an accuracy of a couple millimeters.

Mark Rober’s team refers to ClearPath servos as “the gold standard in terms of speed and accuracy” in the video.

Key features of ClearPath:

High performance servo drive: Automatic compensation for inertial loads (including direct drive wheels like in AGVs like the Dominator), velocity accuracy of under 0.005%, patented anti-vibration algorithms, an easy auto-tune, and more.

Easy to use all-in-one servos: Control with step and direction or initiate pre-programmed moves with digital I/O using Arduinos and other controllers; or program on any Linux or Windows PC with Teknic’s rich C++ or C# library.

Rugged and reliable: Brushless DC servo motors with oversized bearings, Class H windings (180ºC), fully sintered rare-earth magnets, and extensive testing during production assures high quality and lasting reliability.

Pricing: $249 for NEMA 23/34 and $698 for NEMA 56/143 and IEC D100; Teknic products are backed with a three-year warranty and 90-day money back guarantee. See ClearPath specs.

Main image credit: Mark Rober

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