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Tadpole

Rocket Brand Studios is Proud to Announce...

 

Ladies and Gents, this one has been a long time coming, but I can finally say...

That you can now purchase the Rocket Brand Studios Tadpole Robot Kit...

Directly from the MakerShed!!

 

Autonomous Drive, Line/ Maze Follow, Drawing, Mapping, RC Drive
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Hey hey! Just as great as the Original Tadpole, but with 100% more wood! I was shopping on the ol' eBay's and came across some 3mm birch plywood, usually used in … Read more
Finally, my first robot. I believe I should clarify a couple things. First, build time was not me sitting down and building it beginning to end. I had spare time … Read more

Towards a Robot Kit for Maker Faire

I'm trying to come up with a kit to build at Maker Faire NYC this year. Chris the Carpenter and I ran a series of four workshops last year, that were in high demand. The challenge is developing an inexpensive yet awesome kit that can be made in an hour by just about anyone.

After my experience teaching 9 to 10 year old kids robots with the Rocket Brand Studios Tadpole kit, I'm looking for something that is simple, simple, simple. Still, I'd like to top what we did last year.

 

Mobile test bed for my Control of Mobile Robots grad course
Using a
Introduction I am using a Rocket Brand Studios Tadpole as a platform for experimentation. I'm taking the Open Robotics University Control of Mobile Robots course, … Read more
Well, Chris the Carpenter has been hard at work since MakerFaire perfecting a design for a robot kit that can do... anything. Well, almost anything. OK, a lot of … Read more
Rolls into the light
  Well, Chris the Carpenter has been hard at work since MakerFaire perfecting a design for a robot kit that can do... anything. Well, almost anything. OK, a lot of … Read more
Uses it's one brain cell to follow a line.
Well, Chris the Carpenter has been hard at work since MakerFaire perfecting a design for a robot kit that can do... anything. Well, almost anything. OK, a lot of … Read more