Meet the DOBOT MG400: a smart desktop collaborative robot made with makers and DIYers in mind. It has a Linux based controller and uses low-voltage DC servo motors with high-precision absolute position encoders. This robot has a foot print of 190mm x 190mm. It is light enough to fit in your backpack.
This robot is ready for Lua & block programming. You can also program it via teach and playback. To set it up, simply put the robot on your workbench, plug it in and connect it to your phone or tablet via Ethernet or WiFi. The MG400 has a max payload of 750g with 440mm reach and ±0.05mm repeatability.