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RobotShop recently received the first shipment of several new Mini UAVs / Drones. Unlike many small R/C quadcopter kits on the market, these are RTF (Ready To Fly) models, so everything needed to fly is inside the box. Charge the battery, plug it in and take off. Two inexpensive models we tested recently allow you […]

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Heli-Max Mini UAV's

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Barobo‘s Linkbot all-in-one smart actuators allow anyone without any knowledge of robotics to create and “program” robots. Each actuator is packed with many features including: • Atmel AVR Microcontroller: Compatible with Arduino so you can re-flash with your own firmware using the on-board bootloader • ZigBee-Capable Radio: Communicate wirelessly with an 802.15.4-compliant radio, create mesh […]

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Barobo Linkbot

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It has been a few years since RobotShop released the original DFRobotShop Rover, and we continue to be amazed and delighted with what people are using them to do. Recently German researchers used the DFRobotShop Rover as well as additional parts (light sensor, camera, software) to mimic the simple nervous system of an insect (using […]

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Spiking Neural Network

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We’re always curious what our customers do with the parts they purchased. Dimitri Dekyvere was kind enough to share a video of the versatile LEGO robot he created using the new EV3 construction system along with LEGO compatible Mecanum wheels. The M3CANUM DOG is a very compact, 4WD Mecanum driven robot with sensor feedback, able […]

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M3CANUM DOG Project

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Do you remember HAL 9000 from Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”? This supposedly infallible computer with its menacing monotone voice represents the way that many people still picture artificial intelligence; cold, indifferent and merely simulating human emotions. Not coincidentally, in the year 2001, Ray Kurzweil launched his site “Accelerating Intelligence” with the intent to […]

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Grillbot, the star of the CES is now available for order at RobotShop. The Grillbot is the world’s first robotic grill cleaning robot. It is fully automated, safe and easy to use so you can go ahead and do other things than scrub grease and grime off of your BBQ. Grillbot has a one-button operation […]

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Lynxmotion is announcing today that all Lynxmotion kits based on the Basic Atom Pro have been discontinued. Our supplier of the Basic Atom Pro microcontroller modules has notified us that they are changing their focus and the future availability of their microcontrollers is uncertain. As such, Lynxmotion has discontinued all kits which are based on […]

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Lynxmotion BH3R Hexapod Walking Robot