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The first 4 FlyTech BladestarTM designs were all different configurations of rotors and motors, but #5 and #6 (pictured here) used the configuration pictured here. It's very heavy at 18 grams (0.63 ounces), and also quite large, around 45cm (17.7 inches) in diameter.

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By: Michelle C
Posted: Thu, 04/24/2008 - 09:21

At the Consumer Electronics show in 2006, Wowwee introduced the Alive Chimpanzee. The chimp completely mimics the look, feel, motions, and sounds of a real chimpanzee. The skin alone took over a year to develop.  The big question is - what to do with it? Why interview it of course

From i4U:

When WowWee introduced the Live...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Sun, 08/27/2006 - 22:44

Welcome back; I hope you have enjoyed the first part of this hack!

Now, it's time to remove the skin. This part is one of the most time consuming steps. First, DO NOT use a sharp razor blade. Instead, use the small flat blade screwdriver. This will prevent any slipups; you could potentially cut the robot skin in...

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By: GWJax
Posted: Mon, 02/11/2008 - 09:30

Here's a quick video I put together of the interaction commands that automatically take place between the RSV2 and the Robopet. It's a really cute (and long) interaction. All I did was hit the "Robopet Interaction" button on the RSV2 remote and let the robots do the rest. Oh yes, the interaction differs slightly every time so try it...

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By: Ron Repking
Posted: Thu, 11/09/2006 - 18:40

You know how sometimes the Robosapien V2 sometimes has trouble identifying cirtain colors, especially human colors? Well, your solution is here!

Switch him to "sunlight". Take him near a window so he is exposed to significant natural light. Face his camera toward the window, and change his color setting to "...
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By: roboboy
Posted: Thu, 05/03/2007 - 11:18

Got a video camera? Got a WowWee robot? Then you have all you need to partake in

RoboCommunity Video Mania

Whether your robot loves to meet the neighbors or your prone to opening a new robot night club, this is your chance to show your robot's moves and win. Here's the scoop...

UPDATE: The winners of the...
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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Wed, 12/05/2007 - 12:26

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