[Blabber] This is mega awesome.

Matthew Duepner matthewduepner14 at gmail.com
Mon May 20 15:54:52 UTC 2013


Especially since I could buy a 3d printer for that much
On May 20, 2013 11:10 AM, "Ben S" <ben.sugimori at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not sure why it needs a backlit graphic LCD - seems more of a gimmick than
> useful.
>
> Those round bases are usually laser-cut Lexan, attached by standoffs. The
> IR sensors are for line-following and/or edge detection.
>
> The motors can't be too strong, running on 4 AA's.
>
> Definitely not worth $300 (after tax), especially for something middle
> school kids can make.
>
> BenS
>
> On May 20, 2013, at 8:41, "Guan Yang" <guan at yang.dk> wrote:
>
> This is a similar idea, a robot in a single PCB.
>
> http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/975
>
>
> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 4:48 AM, Jonathan <jtechmail2010 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> It seems very expensive ($275) to do... not much. Given the open source
>> angle, I wonder how much a "roll your own" clone would actually cost...
>> Have to price it out at some point.
>>
>> On May 19, 2013, at 23:58, Robby O'Connor <robby.oconnor at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Figured you guys would like this:
>> >
>> >
>> http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/19/arduino-robot-launches-at-maker-faire-we-go-hands-on-video/
>> >
>> >
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