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This is a Lego Mindstorms NXT Hexapod Ant, using 3 Motors, 3 Position/Touch Sensors, Ultrasonic Distance Sensor and a Sound Sensor for ´Hand-clap´ Commands. It was the first Robot I built using the new Lego Mindstorms NXT Computer Brick. Cams are used to raised and lower the Legs and also to move them back-&-forwards to cause the bot to walk.

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