Let's Make Robots!

Human flight on multi-copter

I realize this isn't a robot, but I found it just too cool not to post:

http://www.youtube.com/forschungsbuero

BomBot Nomadio GC205 R/C package

Our EOD technicians have received 6 BomBots from the Air Force. These units were designed to remotely detonate roadside bombs, (EOD). Four are new and 2 are used, but none have the transmitter, only the receiver. The transmitter is a bi-directional 5-channel, spread spectrum 2.4Ghz unit made by Nomadio, model GC205. I found the 15-page owner's manual for the R/C but it is woefully lacking in technical information.

Before there was Johnny-5

Before there was Johnny 5 or Short Circuit, there was PAL. Eric Allard, (J5's creator), created PAL, which bears a remarkable resemblance to J5. In 1987 there was a short-lived TV series called "The Wizard", and in one of the final episodes, H.E.N.R.I. VIII is accused of murder. HENRI is actually PAL slightly modified. The story pretty much bites, but there is lots of great footage of PAL from every angle.

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GPS receiver board $9.95 with free shipping

I just bought a bunch of these units and thought I would let you know I have them available at a great price.

LMR won't allow me to paste the link here. Go to Ebay and search on Ublox GPS Receiver Board.

 

Tools & metal for building robots CHEAP!!

If you ever need metal working tools or pieces of aluminum, copper, brass, steel, or stainless, cut-to-size and shipped at reasonable prices, please check out: http://stores.ebay.com/Stoners-Tools-and-Raw-Materials?_rdc=1

He has hundreds of stock sizes and shapes in stock at his on-line store, or he will custom cut pieces to your size for only $.25 / cut. Paul Stoner is a super guy to deal with, easy to communicate with, and gets your parts shipped right out.

Cheap & Easy Speech For Robots

I am always on the search for cheap hackable devices for robots. I have found a couple here you can use to add cheap, easy, and unlimited speech to your robot.

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 SMACK TALK for X-Box 360                                                        Promo for "SAW III"