Let's Make Robots!

Campus Party London 2013

UPDATE SEPTEMBER  8:

Well, it's a couple of days now that the Campus Party closed it's doors and I am back home already. 

Logo Bot 3D model

In preparation for the Campus party I want to print some of the logo bots. Does anybody have the 3D model available? I do not have enough time to create it by myselves. Anybody up to create one which I could use?

 

Silicon Crusher

Ok, here is our entry for our company intern Sumo Robot Competition. 

The name came to me in a blink of an eye :-) Silicon Crusher (or short SC) is based on the MiniQ chassis as the other participants too. The rules are not exactly Mini Sumo rules but based on it (http://robogames.net/rules/all-sumo.php)

ALF XXL

Well, as ALF got retired and the motors are not available anymore I am going to build another ALF, but this time XXL.

The prototype is already breadboarded and working. The beam is made of two disposable chopsticks (what else when you live in China...LOL)

But a picture says more than a thousand words...

...and that's a nice ass...

ANNIVERSARY SALE, FREE SHIPPING and GIFTS!

DFRobot is now three years young. 

Usually the one who has birthday gets some gifts but this time DFRobot is giving away lots of stuff...starting with a FREE SHIPPING DEAL for all orders from today to July 12.

Each of the three days celebration will have some special discount with up to 70% off.

I will shut up now and let you go shopping :-)

Win a Cheapduino Set

Sorry for posting that so late but there are still two days to go.

Win a Cheapduino Set by submitting your project idea to the DFRobot contact address. See details here: 

http://www.dfrobot.com/community/monthly-gear-giveaway.html

This submission will end by June 19th, so you still have two days time to get a project idea and submit it.

Please read the rules in the provided link to qualify for DFRobot's "Monthly Gear Giveaway"

Maker Faire - Editors Choice - Cheapduino

Maker Faire in San Franzisco. I could not be there but still got something on my desk this morning. 

Yeah, that's the Maker Faire Editor's Choice banner, given for the DFRobot's Cheapduino and signed by Andrew

Sad story about Chopstick Junior and Campus Party Berlin 2012

Well, let me begin with an introduction of the robot and the event but you need to promise me to read it to the end...or just the end if you don't have time.

Any hardware shop for electronic or robotics near Hampi/India?

Hi you Indian fellows in LMR,

my friend is moving to Hampi/India next week and I am wondering if there is any way to buy robototic/electronic stuff offline in a local hardware shop? What is the closest shop...Goa, Bangalore? I know there is a hackerspace in Goa but still that's not exactly around the corner of Hampi.

Please let me know if you know something or let me know how you guys handle buying that stuff. maybe you could build up a community for shared order to save shipping costs if you are ordering from China or antother country.