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Harmonic Drive

posted Apr 2, 2012, 6:08 PM by Jonathan Dowdall   [ updated Apr 2, 2012, 6:12 PM ]

Recently posted a 3D printable version of a harmonic drive. Harmonic drives are mechanical gear systems that have some very nice properties such as no backlash and high gear ratios.  Hopefully the design can be refined to provide a useful actuator for future versions of robots.