MahaDeviBot

Year: 

2006

Designers: 

Ajay Kapur
MahaDeviBot is the oldest bot in KarmetiK's Machine Orchestra. It is a percussion robot utilizing many world music percussion instruments.
MahaDeviBot serves as a model and as a proof-of-concept robot for various methods of solenoid-based electromechanical percussion techniques. MahaDeviBot has an assortment of twelve traditional Indian percussion instruments, including four frame drums, finger cymbals, a gong, several sets of bells, and wood blocks. MahaDeviBot also features a bouncing anthropomorphic head attached to a spring-loaded solenoid to convey tempo.
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