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The Lynxmotion BotBoarduino, Bot Board II, and SSC-32 are known as great controllers, but some people get confused about VL, VS, and their different configurations. Well, here it is: the definitive Guide to the Power Supply Options for the Lynxmotion Controllers! Before going into the specifics of the controllers, let’s first cover some background information. […]

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Lynxmotion BotBoarduino and SSC-32 Controllers

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The trailer for the upcoming RoboCop movie has recently been released and it provides a glimpse as to the new movie’s plot. True to the original, the remake depicts a wounded police officer who is brought back to life with what seems to be very advanced full-body prosthetics. This enhanced officer is then torn between […]

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Robocop 2014

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Lynxmotion is well known for its high quality robotic construction kits, especially walking robots and robotic arms, but did you know the same modular SES system can be used to make wheeled rovers? Lynxmotion has recently released two new wheeled rover kits based on this principle: the A4WD2-KT and the A6WD2-KT. The new rovers were […]

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Lynxmotion A6WD2 Wheeled Rover

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When the word “drone” is mentioned, do you automatically think of spy operations and military strikes? While many people make this connection, it is only the tip of the technology iceberg when it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Exciting new uses for UAVs (AKA drones) are on the horizon, and you will see them […]

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Drone Phantom Quadropter

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While our neighbors in the USA use drones for warfare and spying, here in Canada we have other types of applications for UAVs that address other types of peace-disturbing assailants: geese. Steve Wambolt was hired by the city of Ottawa as part of a pilot project to scare away Canada geese from Petrie Island, a […]

Goosebuster

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The Brewster robot came to our attention via the RobotShop Forum. User robmcc hacked an older model Roomba, some servo motors, and what looks like a complex and custom-made mechanical rig to fetch and transport a can of beer. Without further delay, here is the robot in action:. The construction of “Brewster” seems very effective […]

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Brewster Robot

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The popular quadcopter AR.Drone 2.0 is now available at RobotShop and in stock. Since this is a very popular flying platform, we expect it to sell very quickly, so if you want yours without any delay, we recommend placing an order as soon as possible. This quadcopter connects to Android and iOS smart devices via WiFi […]

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AR.Drone 2.0 by Parrot