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I have posted some tip/walkthroughs on home made IR sensors for obstacle detection and later for motion tracking. Now DAGU proudly presents the IR compound eye. … Read more
Price: $16 USD
Project Page The Switchboard Module uses 2x 4021 Shift Registers to read 16 buttons simultaneously. This is the same circuit as 2 NES controllers, so it only … Read more
Price: $3.95 USD
Example with arduino here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/17694   buy here: http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8653  Read more
The Accel_Gyro Board represents a 5DOF Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), capable of measuring acceleration on all 3-axis as well as measuring rotation rate around … Read more
Dagu now stocks this IR detector. It has an adjustable range from 3cm to 80cm and a dgital output with indicating LED. Although it can't be used to measure distance … Read more
Designed by WBA Consulting, The WBA-TH1M Module makes it very easy to use Sensirion's SHT11 Digital Temperature/Humidity Sensor in your microprocessor controlled … Read more
PIR's are cheap little things that combined with a little chip (PIR Sensor Control IC) and possible a Fresnel Lens will tell you if there is motion in font of it. … Read more
This little fellow detects magnetic flux and is dead simple to connect up, just 5V in and an analog output. Can be bought at most places selling electronic … Read more
Laserfinder helps to locate objects with reflexive surface (eg. silver safety appliques). Finder is mounted on moving head which scans the surroundings. Finder … Read more
Price: $25 USD
The LCD UI Platform Module is a drop-in 8x2 LCD with a 5-way button (up - down - left - right - depress) and a second 'big red button'. It also has a bi-color LED … Read more
Price: $2 USD
A retroreflector is basically a mirror that reflects light back directly to its source no matter the orientation. It basically can take a light source of any angle … Read more
URM37 V3.2 Ultrasonic Sensor uses an industrial level AVR processor as the main processing unit. It comes with a temperature correction which is very unique in its … Read more
  Suitable for ASURO kits and any other kits   Part list: Read more
Price: $0.68 USD
Long arm microswitch. As used with the PIC Buggy kit. Read more
Just found this in the bottom of a box at work.  Kind of an interesting piece of equipment.  It will read a color mark on a flat surface (at a distance of 1"). … Read more
Price: $8.99 USD
Sharp GP2D120    Have been looking around for IR sensors and found these at what I think is a great price - nearer to $50 in Oz! Got from Summerour Robotics - … Read more
The Wii Nunchuck controller, might be a cool way to control your robot wirellesly, has a joystick, two buttons and an accelerometer inside. Related Links: Nunchuck … Read more
This tiny Xbee 900 rf module is supposed to have a range of 15 miles. We all know that these specs are always best case scenarios that are not attainable in the … Read more
This is the very popular 2.4GHz XBee module from Digi (formally Maxstream). These modules take the 802.15.4 stack (the basis for Zigbee) and wrap it into a simple … Read more