Reachy 2021 head specifications (full/starter kit only).
Construction: 3D printed MJF Painted.
Power consumption: 15W.
Reachy’s head features two motorized high quality wide angle cameras, to observe its environment as well as being able to focus on the task of manipulating. The head is animated by Orbita, a unique technology developed by Pollen Robotics’ R&D team. This ball joint actuator allows unpreceded dynamic and multi-directional movement. With animated antennas, Reachy can convey many emotions to his audience.
See the head in action in this video:
Dual 1080p@30fps camera with motorized zoom (FOV 65° to 125°), associated with 2 optical lenses
Orbita neck joint
Ball joint actuator that is composed of a parallel mechanism motorized by 3 DC Maxon motors. The control of each motor is done with a magnetic absolute encoder included on the electronic board on top of Orbita.
Antennas are animated by a Dynamixel motor and are removable.
A system of 3 magnets allow the attachment of the antennas to the rotation axis.