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Editor's note:

In Part 1 of this incredible series, our fearless hacker RobosapienV2-4mem8 cracks open the Roboquad exoskeleton. Is this alien dissection from Area 51? Nah, but it sure looks like it.

Then in Part 2, the exploration continues -- complete with photo close ups of electronic innards.

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2007 - 13:23

Hey there!

Alot of people are having problems with using rechargable batteries in their robots, especially RS Media! Some people are using rechargables that are 1.2 or 1.3 volts. The problem is that the robots take 1.5 volt batteries instead of others, so using 1.2 volt  batteries is going to affect your robots...

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By: RobosapienRevolution
Posted: Mon, 05/07/2007 - 09:49

The up and coming movie from Pixar on June 27th, 2008 entitled "Wall-E" appeals to me, as I am into robotics and science fiction movies. So, I Googled Wall-E and found a few movie clips and enjoyed them all. So, I began a quest to build a small scale model after speaking with folks on this forum. The criteria for this project were...

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Fri, 03/07/2008 - 14:03

What if you could turn your robot into a teddy bear?

Noccy42 of YouTube evidently already has.  This is hysterical. He dances, he plays with the kitty, he's a robot. No, he's a bear! No, a robot..... 

The video's actually kinda in 2 parts. Even if you get bored in the middle, make sure you forward to time index 2:35 for...

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 12/13/2006 - 13:01

Here are 5 YouTube videos of demos of 5 new WowWee products: Alive Elvis, Dragonfly, RS Media, Roboquad and Robopanda. All of these videos were shot in WowWee's office in Hong Kong. The Roboquad demo is even presented by Mark Tilden himself, and shows...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Fri, 02/16/2007 - 21:30

If you own a Rovio, you might be familiar with the Windows setup program.  It's designed to get you up and running with your Rovio without editing any confusing or cumbersome manual settings.  I've tested it and it works great, and WowWee is updating the application on a regular basis.  (See downloads area for more information on the Windows...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Mon, 02/09/2009 - 13:08


A Review of the FlyTech Bat and FairyFly SlowFlake

I was given the opportunity to get a sneak peek at a couple of WowWee Flytech products due for release soon. I have test driven the FairyFly SnowFlake and the Bat. These two products have more similarities than differences, so I am combining the review into a...

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By: MrScott
Posted: Mon, 07/07/2008 - 20:10

If you don't know what the WowWee Lightstar is, well, you're starting in the wrong place. Please take a moment to get acquainted with the Lightstar, then come on back. I'll wait.

You're back? Good, glad to see you return. Now I need to give you some proper warning regarding what you're about to see. This article contains graphic...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Mon, 03/23/2009 - 11:54

Well here it is, the dissection of a WowWee Alive Lion Cub!  Before I get into it I just wanna say that I tried to open it up in such a way that would allow me repair it, but, unfortunately, it was impossible.  So, if you decide to attempt the dissection outlined here, make sure you understand that your Cub may never be the same again!

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Wed, 08/06/2008 - 17:16

There have been a lot of questions. A lot of speculation. A lot of video. RoboCommunity has learned the inside scoop on WowWee's latest foray into the world of robotic reptiles - the Roboboa.

The Roboboa will not be available in the US any time soon. In fact, the current release plan for their robotic snake takes it to the UK,...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 03/27/2007 - 23:19

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