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Part 2: Blinky Light!

Okay, now we're going to make this Arduino thing do something. Naturally, the first thing one is supposed to do with a microcontroller is make an LED blink (cause just making it turn on isn't that fun).

For part 2 you'll need the following;

An Arduino USB Cable Computer with Arduino software installed (...
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By: Rudolph
Posted: Tue, 05/27/2008 - 10:53

Q: My robot keeps staring at strange objects around the room. What is he looking at?

A: He “sees” using Infra Red (I/R) light, a light too “red” for humans to see. However, many appliances, computer screens, TVs, and dimmed lighting emit I/R light which your robot can be attracted to, so he’ll just naturally turn...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Thu, 09/07/2006 - 16:35

Spruce up that boring desktop with one of these great Roboraptor desktop wallpapers! Choose the size that's closest to your desktop size, and when the image loads, right click the image and choose "Set as Desktop Wallpaper". It's that easy!

 

 

 

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 17:19

This article provides step by step instructions for how to upload pictures from your computer directly into your community contributions.

It also shows how to add YouTube videos that can be viewed directly in your contributions.

How to Upload Pictures Directly into Posts and Articles

Most...

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By: MrScott
Posted: Fri, 02/01/2008 - 17:11


I got a chance to test out the Flytech Dragonfly recently and jotted down some of my first impressions after crashing... umm.. I mean playing with it for a while.

It's really light. LED light for the eye is a nice touch. Surprisingly crash-resistant. As advertised in the manual, easily susceptible to light wind currents. Very...
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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 01/16/2007 - 01:00

In “Listen” mode, your Robosapien will wait for over 2 hours before getting
bored and shutting down. You can “link in” the listen modes up to 14 times
using the regular P program,; the following is an example of how to make
your robot “guard” a hallway for hours and always stay in place.


Press S>...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Wed, 09/06/2006 - 13:57

Chatterbots are whimsical, highly stylized companions that hang out on your desktop. There are three distinctively different, collectable designs: The Fairy Godfather, Devil/Angel, and Dog/Cat. Each has its own unique personality, vocabulary, and "signature" animation.

Your chatty compatriots have no shortage of things to say...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Fri, 01/18/2008 - 10:13

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The Illumination of Rovio

Trundling down the uncharted vastness of the Dark Hallway our Hero, the Rovio, encounters an unknown, large, assailant. Rovio lifts its head to get a better view of this creature's face. Being in the Dark Hallway, the Great Operator instructs Rovio to turn on its headlight. The electrons flow, the LED...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Mon, 10/20/2008 - 11:10

We know that all of you aspiring private eyes out there have had your radar on the new Rovio from WowWee - a robot revolution in surveillance and telepresence. This impressive device, a WiFi enabled robotic webcam, allows you to keep a watchful eye on your home or office. You can stream video and sound from the Rovio so you're always...

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By: Peter Redmer
Posted: Tue, 01/15/2008 - 10:52

If you've fallen in love with the WowWee Alive Cubs... you'll fall head over heels for these miniature pets - get ready for the Alive Minis!  Plush 8 inch (20 cm) versions of the Lion, Leopard, White Tiger and Panda Cubs will respond to your cuddles with soft baby animal sounds. 


Feed him with his bottle — he’ll...

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Thu, 08/06/2009 - 14:50

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