Robot golf club fixes my game

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I wanted to see if I could make myself a better golfer by combining robotic engineering and golf. The result is a robotic club that senses your swing and corrects your shot for distance. It should be possible to correct for slice and hook with some hardware and software upgrades. It also has a cool mode where it can be any iron so no need to carry eleven clubs.
All hail our our robot overlords. I'm looking forward to gen 2 and doing more science on how good a robot really can make you.
I use a 13" iPad for all my technical drawing: amzn.to/2RKOnyL
Parts used in this build:
Practice green: amzn.to/374UnZL
Basement driving net: amzn.to/2MjWqQ1
This driver gave its life for the cause: amzn.to/2z0CDSC
Servo: amzn.to/3eLQD1U
Screen: amzn.to/3crVfZt
Knob: amzn.to/2BrgPAp
Battery pack: amzn.to/2U1jjfl
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2 มิ.ย. 2020






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Sam Adler
Sam Adler วันที่ผ่านมา
I recognise that Knights play hole any day of the week been playing there since 2005!
Luke Stephenson
Luke Stephenson 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
$$$ MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR IDEA $$$ (disclaimer: potentially)..Could you make a desktop injection molding machine? Tooling is crazy expensive for small run injection molding...so if you could use that "durable" 3d printing material to make tools, you'd be laughing.
Cen 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
This would make an awesome TXG Tour Experience Golf collaboration. Building a human robot versus building an actual robot...
anwar naieem
anwar naieem 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
Abby where you at!
Directed by Karma
Directed by Karma 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
you should be in shenzen
יותם גיטאי
יותם גיטאי 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
The guy needs to work for some huge engineering company
Kyle Schulte
Kyle Schulte 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
I play golf.
Lennart Clausen
Lennart Clausen 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
A suggestion for another robot supported human thingi: Could you combine a billiad/pool queue and smart glasses to show you the resulting travel way of the balls? At least for single balls.
余宗翰 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
6:32 what is this app?
josh mcgee
josh mcgee 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
did he say the 3d printing material is called Durable? I can't find anything by that name, only people commenting on the durability of materials
Andy Alam
Andy Alam 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
this guy looks like a smarter version of scott the woz
Roy Kullick
Roy Kullick 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
I thought that it was a total hoax....then you started your explanation. Wow
Harrison Levithan
Harrison Levithan 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
Just be good at the game
LikMaw 9 วันที่ผ่านมา
This should have 0 dislikes
Ben Hudson
Ben Hudson 9 วันที่ผ่านมา
Is it possible to make a photo frame but imagine it holds itself/ balances itself but on one single leg. Maybe two stacked so you can change the COG
Ben Hudson
Ben Hudson 9 วันที่ผ่านมา
Can you make a robot that makes sandwhiches!?
Ben Hudson
Ben Hudson 9 วันที่ผ่านมา
Make a magnetic glove so you can repel and attract thing like telekinesis
Ben Hudson
Ben Hudson 9 วันที่ผ่านมา
Can you make robo-roller skates?! Like a Segway for each foot. Keeps you balanced and you can zoom about!
Alexander Rodriguez
Alexander Rodriguez 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hey dude you ripped off my idea from high school. We designed this in robotics >:(
justin Hegar
justin Hegar 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
Looks like you were at knights play for testing
Honu Putters
Honu Putters 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
Can it correct for "about to hit the ground behind the ball" or "going to top it"? I guess you would need a telescoping shaft. No idea how you would sense that...
Tokoyeh 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
What drawing app are you using on iPad?
Max 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hey! This is my first time watching one of your video, very cool. There's a material in there that interested me, but i'm unable to find more about it on the internet. It is the 3D printed material you said called "durable"? if you wouldn't mind directing me to more information on it, that would be amazing! Thanks
Gregory Denman
Gregory Denman 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
You are wearing the golf glove on the wrong hand.
Brock Olson
Brock Olson 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Waiting for the Michael reeves collab.
Mark Proffitt
Mark Proffitt 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Metal brakelines for the hydraulic approach.
Osama Bakht
Osama Bakht 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Who tf is that mark NASA engineer guy compared to this dude
Leader Puppy
Leader Puppy 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Wow they added terraria golf to real life
Chill Vinyls
Chill Vinyls 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Guys he's chill Michal Reeves
Fuzion Tony Gaming
Fuzion Tony Gaming 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Is this the one from last of us 2?
tv athome
tv athome 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
agument my personality so i can get a girlfriend? realms of science fiction... i can dream
Artin akbari
Artin akbari 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
what app is he he using to draw ?
Michael Wang
Michael Wang 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
The third monitor is always a joke
Philip Martin
Philip Martin 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hahahaha I have had similar issues doing serial interface programming. Delightful.
Grin Reaper Of Trolls
Grin Reaper Of Trolls 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
14:16 i dunno why, but you reminded me of sherlock holmes just then. Come to think of it, you kind of remind me of benedict cumberbatch
Rose Lakatos
Rose Lakatos 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Anyone know what the app is that he uses for the drawing
KingDavid 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Wife pranks are the best
Aaron Rainey
Aaron Rainey 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Wife: So is this not a prank? Husband: Its a golf club; how could this possibly be a prank? 😂 yea, there is no scar tissue there from prior pranks pulled by the husband.
Morris Walker
Morris Walker 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
12:41 you need 2 adjust the servo so that it moves to where the club would be if the golf ball was there. Then it would be more accurate
Brian Rollins
Brian Rollins 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Patten it
David Bozic
David Bozic 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
I am a golfer and screw machinist for 50 years. The club was great BUT you didn't think about pairing mechanical impact with supination of your left wrist. At impact the ball crawls up the face. This is what gives it height and spin. Your left wrist was constantly pronated, alas scooping. It must be supinated, always. Great channel!🐈
Riff Pickle
Riff Pickle 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Larry Singer
Larry Singer 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Seriously? Nobody commented on "wife mode" in the chipping challenge? That had me LOLing!!!
Maxwell Leiter
Maxwell Leiter 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Just a heads up if those are affiliate links in the description I think you legally need a disclaimer
gz_xim 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Why doesn’t this guy have millions of subs
Patty Dodero
Patty Dodero 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
It kills me that he has all the smarts in the world all the tools one could want and saws through the shaft... as a club builder it was hard to watch. So cool though.
Nuel Sima
Nuel Sima 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
*Abby wants to know your location*
Sai Girap
Sai Girap 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
Up the editing a bit and add music and you could actually be the next Mark Rober
Spectronic5536 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
This man is making hacks
NPC #6133769420
NPC #6133769420 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
Can this work on Joel's head?
Nuel Sima
Nuel Sima 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Uncle Craig
Uncle Craig 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
Where’s mark rover?
gary_neilson 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
Quick, make more super complicated inventions for our entertainment! Your channel is exploding.
Owen Reynolds
Owen Reynolds 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
Bean Burrito
Bean Burrito 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
Obviously easier said than done, but just a possible recommendation on the slice and hook adjustment. You could set the Xo of the angle where you start the club, so the servo would adjust for the delta of that angle. In my mind, using the same mechanism for the club head angle should also work for the shaft, just rotated vertically. Again, way easier said than done but just a thought in case you were stuck
John Higgins
John Higgins 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hey man, would u be interested in having some sort of intern for your channel? Im an engineering student at the university of denver and I think I could learn a lot more of hands-on engineering skills from you.
Gabriel 1
Gabriel 1 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
Maybe Charles Barkley can finally beat a toddler at golf with this club.
gideon healim
gideon healim 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
Thanks for sharing. I like the design concept. Perhaps the design would be improved by coupling the club with an intelligent tee. The tee would communicate the x,y,z of the ball in order for the club to make last-second adjustments. (With a fixed reference, the error is grossly reduced.) Moreover, the tee could also be equipped with a line of sight between the ball and the hole, so the the ball's direction could also be more accurately calculated. Your design approach is intelligent using an iterative approach to determine the club's head angle. Instead adjust the error off of the theoretical flight rather than empirical method you now use. This approach would also reduce the error to result in a better flight trajectory. Great job in any case! Real engineering my friend. :)
Ed Perez
Ed Perez 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
This guy is a wake up call. Made me realize that my potential in academics and (especially) engineering has been completely wasted and I regret ever decision I have made in the past 2 years
Mllr Hr
Mllr Hr 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
You look like young Bill Gates.
Christian Ziller
Christian Ziller 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
Aye is that Knights Play?
Zahra Fayyaz
Zahra Fayyaz 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
You have amazing videos. Can you please tell us a little about your background and how you earned these skills?
Ankrzzz 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
So you know u could make billions off just the fact u can change the kind of club it is
artyom 1457
artyom 1457 17 วันที่ผ่านมา
I am learning physics and never thought how to apply it in real life. It turns out I need to learn engineering and then I can finally use physics in a useful way. Great video. Had me interested all the way.
Alkenzie yowananta
Alkenzie yowananta 18 วันที่ผ่านมา
Good .it works 👍
Kevin Shiflett
Kevin Shiflett 18 วันที่ผ่านมา
Someone like this for putting would be cool
Jake 18 วันที่ผ่านมา
You probably can't swing the club consistently because your form is really bad. When you swing a golf club your left arm is supposed to be straight and your right elbow tucked to your side. You bend both arms which is a no no
James Manley
James Manley 19 วันที่ผ่านมา
Damn THvid really hooked me up with a ‘fix your swing’ ad 😂
Easy Clapz
Easy Clapz 19 วันที่ผ่านมา
This reminds me of that 1 episode in Stuck In The Middle
luqman md nor
luqman md nor 19 วันที่ผ่านมา
Tbh, we all need a good ol'room/workshop tour
Jayden Lawson
Jayden Lawson 19 วันที่ผ่านมา
You could release a spring-loaded face mechanism a moment before impact, therefore increasing your club-head speed astronomically
Jakeguy 19 วันที่ผ่านมา
You should somehow make shoes that make you run faster or jump higher.
somebody 19 วันที่ผ่านมา
Rare example of a channel had an average vid viewcount above sub count
Danny Danny
Danny Danny 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
Collab with Colin Furze!
Azumi Maekawa
Azumi Maekawa 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
I also developed a robotic throwing system with a similar concept last year. thvid.net/video/%E0%B8%A7%E0%B8%B5%E0%B8%94%E0%B8%B5%E0%B9%82%E0%B8%AD-x-4KdMptFdk.html
MJohn TV
MJohn TV 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
$ubbīñg baçk tõ anyøn3 who likeß thïs c0mmënt♥️♥️ l'm fã$T👌
J3FF _K_
J3FF _K_ 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
This is dope!
alextwist8 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
Great video! Usually when I watch a video I find myself scrolling through the comments but you kept my attention all the way through.
lord tachanka
lord tachanka 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
Make a baseball bat the gets you a homerun every time
swng 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
"I'm not buying another one so I guess I'm writing a USB driver" holy shit lmfao
Nizar Chaleila
Nizar Chaleila 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
@Martin Finne I think he didn't want to mess with his 300 usd chip
Martin Finne
Martin Finne 18 วันที่ผ่านมา
Yeah, instead of soldering the pins back on, or just use some wires, it's not even that small of a board. It is usually not that hard to figure out what pins/connectors have been connected to...
Abitamim Bharmal
Abitamim Bharmal 20 วันที่ผ่านมา
Trying to figure your way around commodity electronics is almost always a waste of time. $350 isn’t worth 10 hours of time for a skilled engineer.
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