The robot arm gripper opens and closes. It can lift weight items of up to 100 grams; for instance, a big screwdriver or an empty can of soda. You can even expand the capabilities of this arm with a software and USB interface cable, but these are not included in the package.
The kit is relatively affordable, and you will have hours of fun with this robot arm. Your child will get started on the basics of robotics; a factor that can make them become programmers and engineers in the future.
This robot arm has an excellent range of motions. This means that you can manipulate the arm to perform as per your liking and you will have no trouble lifting items. The arm has no sensors, and therefore you will need to be careful when using it to avoid pushing it beyond its range of motion as doing so will make some parts break.
All the gears in OWI Robotic Arm feature audible gear warnings. This safety measure means that they will click if you push them in the wrong direction or too far. The feature prevents gear injury or stripping by warning you that gear is moving improperly or pushed too far.
Playing at night is now easier with OWI Robotic Arm as it features LED lighting on the gripper. The LED light allows one to see what you are picking up. It also makes the arm look cool.
This arm features a radial wrist nod of 120 degrees, base rotation of 270 degrees, an elbow motion of 300 degrees, a vertical reach of 15 inches, a horizontal reach of 12.6 inches, and a base motion of 180 degrees.
Best Robot Vacuum 2018“Overall, OWI Robotic Arm is very easy to build, and you will only take a couple of hours to assemble. If you have a background in robot kits, it will probably take you lesser time. This arm is made of high-quality plastic making it durable. It runs on a five S system and has a five motors, five-switch wired controller, and five joints to control the motion.”