An open-source and fully hackable biped robot.
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code added code compatible with zowi app Jan 25, 2016
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mods Reverting MicroRaider code Jul 18, 2016
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.gitignore bug in .gitignore fixed Feb 27, 2015
.gitmodules Added submodule for the ArduSnake oscillator library Jul 26, 2015 Update Apr 18, 2016


In this repository you will find the source files for the bq Zowi robot. If you are missing something, please do not hesitate to file an issue on github

En este repositorio se encuentran los ficheros fuente del robot Zowi de bq. Si echas en falta algo, no dudes en rellenar una tarea en github

More information in this post in DIWO: Zowi, introducción a los robots bípedos (In spanish)

Designed in Freecad

Zowi is not only an open source robot, but it has also been designed using the open source tool FreeCAD. This way, anyone can open the parts, study them, modify them and distribute the modifications

BOM: Bill of Materials

  • 4 Futaba 3003 servos or compatibles
  • 6 M3x10 Bolts (ISO 4762)
  • 2 M3x10 Bolts (ISO 10642)
  • 8 M3x12 Bolts (ISO 4762)
  • 8 M3x16 Bolts (ISO 4762)
  • 22 M3 nuts (ISO 4032)
  • 1 BQ ZUM BT328 or Arduino
  • 4 x 2 AAA Battery holder
  • 8 AAA bateries


This robot is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Please read the LICENSE files for more details.

Este robot tiene una licencia Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Por favor, lea los ficheros LICENSE para más detalles

Original concept by k120189 on Thingiverse

More information: Zowi CC-BY-SA


Sponsored by BQ till march 2016