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Is anyone familiar with building a prosthetic arm ? I'd really like some tips and ideas

My MESA team is building a prosthetic arm and it'd be very helpful to receive any tips or ideas

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  • Oct 10 2012: I would say it depends on the amount of arm you have to reconstruct. I would say start at the further appendage, the hand. Then you can start running wire (ligiments) and hinging and putting in springs and such to allow the hand to return to 0 type deal. Once you have that done you can start going further back, the main stumbling part I found was the low energy motors that would be needed to replace muscle mass, and how to stimulate them so that the wire can be pulled or released with the brains connecting signals/

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