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[DPRG] MINI RADIO_CONTROLLED CARS

Subject: [DPRG] MINI RADIO_CONTROLLED CARS
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Tue Dec 3 05:02:01 CST 2002

The little micro cars should not be difficult to hack, but they seem to have
limited power -- any bump or incline will slow or stop them if they are not
traveling full speed. This would be really exaggerated with any extra weight
you add.

> This site is the best I've seen on describing how
> to assemble an autonomous robot using the "mini cars".
> http://www.irbot.com/USen/index.jsp
> Thanks Earl!
>
> You might what to do some research before you buy.
> I found that there are several different type cars out  there.
>
> The Digi Q IR is the brand that uses the IR and two motors, one per rear
wheel.
> Other have one moter, a solid real axle, and left-off-right steering on
the front.
>
> Best I can tell is that if it says ##Mhz, it is using RF remote control
and is not
> the  two motor type best for robots.




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