“This robot is a true creation of the idea many years ago brought on by Samy Kamkar’s robot that “utilized” his algorithm for cracking combination locks. Samy Kamkar never demonstrated his robot actually performing the algorithm, though he implied multiple times that it does do it.
I’ve always wanted to build a robot that actually decodes locks while maintaining a cool desk toy vibe! I am quite happy with the user-oriented design and doubles as a nice fidgety-toy-thing to play with.
This robot is able to decode the majority of locks that don’t have much wear and tear on it and usually takes ~40 seconds.”