MakerLegoBot Made of Lego, Prints Lego

The MakerLegoBot is a robot made of Lego that is capable of printing objects with Lego bricks.

The system was designed and built by the team at BattleBricks and uses Mindstorms NXT computer (three of them) to control the printer. A feed mechanism can be found attached to the side of the device that has the job of holding many bricks which are then grabbed as needed by the system. The bricks are then pushed in to the appropriate plans. The plans themselves are fed in to the NXTs via USB.

Check out the video below to see the MakerLegoBox in action. Plans to create your own can be found on the BattleBricks site and can be downloaded in a CAD format.

Via: Gizmodo

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