Arduino Debuts RP2040 Powered Braccio ++ Robot Arm

Arduino Debuts RP2040 Powered Braccio ++ Robot Arm

Arduino this week announced its latest RP2040 powered product, and this is just a bit special. Meet the Braccio ++, a $600 robotic arm “designed to be used in mechatronics, robotics, engineering, electronics, physics, industrial design, and manufacturing classes, as well as any other technical subjects” that is powered by Arduino’s own Nano RP2040 Connect.…

Raspberry Pi Cardboard Robot Arm Cuts Costs

Raspberry Pi Cardboard Robot Arm Cuts Costs

Let’s face it—Raspberry Pi kits can get expensive. But if you’ve got a few spare parts lying around, you might be able to build something functional from scratch. No extruded aluminum lying around? No problem! Maker Fricktorio has managed to create a Raspberry Pi-powered robotic arm from scratch using cardboard. The best Raspberry Pi projects…