Evezor is an open sources robotic arm that can cut, etch, engrave, 3D print, and carry out various tasks for your project needs. This robotic arm can help take your product from the prototype phase to the final stages (Images&Video via Evezor)
Sometimes you have an idea for an invention or product, but don’t know where to begin getting it off the ground. Andrew Wingate has been there and wants to help fellow creators with his latest project, Evezor. Evezor is a new tool that aims to simplify the building process. The tool is an open sourced robotic arm manufacturing platform with the ability to pour, pick, cut, weld, engrave, grab and do other tasks you need to get to your end goal.
The robotic arm is powered by Raspberry Pi and boasts some impressive internal hardware with a 64-bit ARM Quad Core Processor and 1 GB of RAM. It’s also equipped with four USB ports, an HDMI outlet, Wifi and Bluetooth low energy connectivity. It even has a 7-inch multitouch screen and a wide-angle camera along with a toolhead to support a macro camera. Thanks to its open source hardware, the arm has the capability to share and automate hand tools you already own. You can even make your own toolheads to use with the machine.
Evezor’s tube tower and steel skeleton frame doesn’t look like much at first, but it can support tools weighing over six pounds. It can also accommodate a wide range of tool heads to help you get the job done. Running on NEMA 23 motors, the machine is meant to be precise, yet quiet. And because of its 800mm wingspan, it gives you the space needed to work on larger projects.
If you’re wondering what exactly the Evezor can do, Wingate and his team have completed over 30 projects with it. Some include 3D prints, vinyl cuts, a robotic bartender, glass etchings, and laser engravings to name a few. Seeing a robot serve up a bloody Mary is impressive and makes you wonder just how much Evezor can handle.
Right now, Wingate and team are looking to fund Evezor and have launched a Kickstarter campaign. They’re hoping to raise $250,000 within the next month and offer a range of reward options. If you want to get in on the early bird special, it’ll run you $3,162. This gets you the robotic arm, the macro camera toolhead, a hardwood pen holder toolhead, and stakeholder status. Otherwise, you can grab the Evezor arm for $3,262 and still get the previously mentioned perks. They hope to ship out the unit February 2018. There’s still time to pledge if interested; the campaign ends June 18.
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