Hexbug Spider – Legged Robot Toy

November 21st, 2011 by Robot Technology | No Comments | Filed in Robot Kits, Robotics Videos

Hexbug spider robot toy

Here the Hexbug spider robot toy produced by Innovation First Labs, Inc. The Hexbug spider is a remote controlled robot built on a radial body design. Rather than turning its whole body, it rotates its head and walks in the direction it is facing. A red marker on the front of the head shows which way it is facing, and lights up while it turns for better visibility.

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Skitterbot, the Fastest Small Legged Robot

September 8th, 2010 by Robot Technology | No Comments | Filed in Robot Kits, Robotics Videos


Skitterbot claimed as a small-legged robot which is the fastest and is available commercially. This robot is controlled and rechargeable via USB port. Well, if you want to play with him, for every 15 minutes usage, Skitterbot require battery recharging time for 30 minutes

Robots are available in three colors and transparent variants have different frequencies, so they can compete to run or fight. Unfortunately, this Skitterbot has no censorship and more preferably at the level of speed like a real cockroach.

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Bluetooth Boe-Bot Robot Tutorial

December 9th, 2008 by roboholic | No Comments | Filed in Robot Kits, Robotics For Kids, Robotics Tutorial

This tutorial come from Parallax, will show you how to control the Bluetooth Boe-Bot Robot using Microsoft Robotics Studio.


The Bluetooth Boe-Bot Robot Kit for Microsoft Robotics Studio (MSRS) is a Parallax Boe-Bot Robot and an A7 Engineering eb500-SER Bluetooth module. The eb500 module makes it possible for the Boe-Bot robot

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Vex Robotics Tutorial

December 8th, 2008 by roboholic | No Comments | Filed in Robot Kits, Robotics Tutorial

Vex Robotics Design System

Vex Robotics Design System is a robotic kit intended to introduce students as well as adults to the world of robotics. The Vex Robotics Design System is centered around the Vex Starter Kit (which retails for about USD $500). This kit comes with the Vex “brain” (a microcontroller), a hobby-grade remote control, various sensors (2 bumper sensor and 2 limiter switches), three electric motors and a servo, wheels (4 small, 2 medium all purpose, and 2 large high traction tires), gears, and structural parts. Additional sensors (ultrasonic, line tracking, optical shaft encoder, bumper switches, limit switches, and light sensors), wheels ( small and large omni-directional wheels, small, medium, and large regulars), tank treads, motors, servos, gears (regular and advanced), chain and sprocket sets, extra transmitter and receivers, programming kit (easy C) extra metal and rechargeable battery power packs,can all be purchased separately.

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