16 thoughts on “Edge Robotic Arm from ThinkGeek

  1. It uses a wired …
    It uses a wired remote control. There is a different model by the same company, the OWI-007, that you can buy a separate USB adapter for that you can program. I don’t think that one is available at Thinkgeek. I have heard of some people having problems with it anyway. This one looks a lot sturdier but isn’t programmable as far as I know.

  2. This takes me back. …
    This takes me back. It’s like Armatron when I was a youngin’ but Armatron 3000. The grappling mechanism is almost identical.

  3. This is really cool …
    This is really cool, but I like to build things out of Lego Technics/Mindstorms (I never had the latter, so far) since you can reuse the same parts for different products, and try different things as your imagination and creativity develop.

    I’d get bored fairly fast with “just” an arm… very, very cool, though.

    Maybe ThinkGeek can make their own blocks/erector set type things. They don’t have to be as precisely made as Legos, just more affordable than Mindstorms :D.

  4. Could you teach me …
    Could you teach me how to make the video look like that? My video is always blurry and I feel like I’m not uploading it right.

  5. I had to work with …
    I had to work with something similar in my Industrial Technology class, but it was made by Pitsco.

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