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Maker Muscle: World's first customizable actuator for Makers

A project in San Dimas, CA by Diego Porqueras

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The first fully customizable & low cost actuator system for Makers! Let's make robotics better and more affordable!
Backers: 161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $170

Funded: $27,319 of $25,000
Dates: May 18th -> Jun 22nd (35 days)
Project By: Diego Porqueras
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Latest News

Thank you backers! Quick video and a preview of what's next.

June 21st - via:
Here's a quick video I made today to thank you and to show what inspired the creation of the Maker Muscle project. ¬†  (Read More)

Goal reached! Maker Muscle is Happening!

June 21st - via:
Yay!!!! We did it because of you! Achievement Unlocked!Thank you all for the support and wonderful comments! You made this happen! Yesterday evening about 6pm the target was passed with some time left to keep going a bit more! So keep sharing the... (Read More)

2 Days left! A note about 3D Scanning & VR with the Maker Muscle

June 19th - via:
Hi Kickstarter, Only a couple more days in this journey, but we are still not at the goal : ( Please share as much as you can with all your friends and family to help get the last pledges in to reach the target and get this project funded. If you... (Read More)

Maker Muscle selected as a "Project We Love" by Kickstarter Staff

June 16th - via:
Just a quick note: If you haven't noticed, we were selected as one of the projects the Kickstarter staff loves! The Maker Muscle project now has a little badge showing this. Just thought to share this with all my Backers that you are part of an... (Read More)

Only a few days left! New video using bluetooth and distance sensor.

June 15th - via:
Hi Kickstarters! It's getting close!...and might still make it. With only a few days left, there's still a good chance to reach the goal, but I need your help to share this project with everyone you know so we can make robotics better for everyone.... (Read More)

Fidget Spinner with the Maker Muscle...What?!

June 8th - via:
Yup, had to do it. I know it's a total thing right now and I'm usually not into fads, but I was thinking about this for a while since those 608 bearings fit right into the middle of the Maker Muscle core. I finally came up with a simple kit to make a... (Read More) - 3D printing company Deezmaker looking to kickstart 'Maker Muscle' customizable actuator

June 5th - via:
3D printing company Deezmaker has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Maker Muscle, a cheap and customizable actuator made with 3D printed mounts and attachments. (Read More)

Maker Muscle Assembly Video (Beta) & Mechaduino

June 3rd - via:
Hey Makers! I just posted a quick video showing the basics on how to assembly the Maker Muscle. Check it out and let me know what you think. Keep in mind it's still in "Beta" which means that some things might change slightly for the final production... (Read More)

Maker Faire Bay Area '17 and a few new things.

May 31st - via:
Hello Backers! Thank you so much for your support so far, we are doing great! I have so much I want to share on this project and I'm excited you are joining me on this journey. Maker Muscle @ Maker Faire Bay Area 2017Maker Faire Bay Area 2017 came... (Read More)

Great start! Coming back from Maker Faire.

May 22nd - via:
¬†Thank you all for a great start. I'm heading back home from the Maker Faire that was just spectacular, and had a great time sharing the maker muscle project at our booth. I'll post a nicer update with more pictures once I settle back into the shop... (Read More)

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