BUILD A POWERFUL SUMO-BOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND METAL-AGAINST-METAL COMPETITION!
This NEXT GENERATION robot from McGraw-Hill features:
* The power of the Parallax BASIC Stamp 2 controller
* A tracked drive for maneuverability over all types of terrain
* "Flipping ability" to put the competition on its back
* A steel frame that encourages customization
* Mechanical features designed to withstand the shock of combat
* AA battery powered for longer operation
MORE POWER! MORE SOPHISTICATION! MORE FUN!
Here's a fun and affordable way for hobbyists to take their robot building skills to the next level and if they wish, be part of the hottest new craze in amateur robotics: Sumo competition.
Great for ages 14+, the kit comes complete with:
* Pre-assembled PCB
* Multi-function, duel channel remote control
* Robot hardware including collision-sensing infra-red LED and receivers
* CD-ROM with programming instructions and file chapters of robot building tips and tricks
* A built-in Parallax BASIC Stamp 2 and prototyping area allowing hobbyists to create their own robot application without having to purchase additional Parallax products
Powered by four AA batteries (not included) and featuring a built-in infra-red remote control, the Sumo-Bot is pre-programmed with the following behavior "built in" to jumpstart custom applications.
* Random Movement--The robot moves about randomly, reversing direction when an obstacle is in its way
* Photovore--Seeks out light
* Photophobe--Avoids light
* Maze Solver--Follows a wall
Developed by the creators of the popular BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT KIT.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Myke Predko (Toronto, Canada) is a New Product Test Engineer at Celestica. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Programming & Customizing the BASIC Stamp, Second Edition.
Ben Wirz (Groton, MA) is the owner of Wirz Electronics, a major supplier of a wide variety of electronic components and modules to both the hobbyists and equipment manufacturers. He is also a full-time designer at i-robot.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 2002. Misc. Supplies. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071411933