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After seeing different people online who managed to run the ADK on Arduino with a USB Host Shield controlling a servo or LED, we intend to play all the devices included in the kit but in our BricoGeek DIY version, with the products we
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Micro Battle Bot (v1.0)

Ok, here’s a cool little battle bot my buddy Ryan Archer showed me how to make. All you have to do is have an elevon mixing enabled radio, 2, 7-9 gram micro servos (high speeds are preferred, like Turnigy TG9s), a micro receiver (AR6100, Berg 4L, ect.), a 2 cell lipo battery (250 mah is preferred), and a BEC (like a Castle UBEC). Follow this link if you want to know how you can mod your servos for continuous spinning:

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/4873

It’s fun too. You can add all sorts of weapons to it, like a spinning blade, or a thrower arm, or anything that doesn’t generate heat. micro components don’t like heat (especially the lipos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

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Communication between Android and Arduino, NFC on the cheap

Near field communication aka NFC is a technology that will allow you to exchange data between devices. If you don't have the 'Pure Google' phone, Nexus S (4G) you probably don't have NFC capabilities with that Android device you have in
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Micro Battle Bot (v1.0)

Ok, here’s a cool little battle bot my buddy Ryan Archer showed me how to make. All you have to do is have an elevon mixing enabled radio, 2, 7-9 gram micro servos (high speeds are preferred, like Turnigy TG9s), a micro receiver (AR6100, Berg 4L, ect.), a 2 cell lipo battery (250 mah is preferred), and a BEC (like a Castle UBEC). Follow this link if you want to know how you can mod your servos for continuous spinning:

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/4873

It’s fun too. You can add all sorts of weapons to it, like a spinning blade, or a thrower arm, or anything that doesn’t generate heat. micro components don’t like heat (especially the lipos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

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I just heard about battle bots and I need help bad.?

I need help building an ant weight battlebot.I tried to find instructions online but google is really sucking right now.

I would try one of the Battlebots forums here.

battlebots forum
http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=gsih&xhr=t&q=battlebots+forum&cp=6&qe=YmF0dGxlYm90cyBmb3J1bQ&qesig=14q8csn-6txQtRnAf3yL0Q&pkc=AFgZ2tnSugObv0L12SAPHX_pDjXlpzpaJ7wMNMmSnj2Jr9J_PrVb5rzccT14fVTPuR7PrZf8Y_uczEodi_Ktzogwe-lrZZZDXg&pf=p&sclient=psy&site=&source=hp&aq=0&aqi=&aql=f&oq=battlebots+forum&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=ccb61cac0dc95407&bs=1

Here is
building a battlebot
http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&hl=en&q=building+a+battlebot&aq=0c&aqi=&aql=&oq=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=ccb61cac0dc95407

battle bot tips
http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sa=X&ei=aROSTZ71IofTgQfup_wY&ved=0CBMQBSgA&q=battle+bot+tips&spell=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=ccb61cac0dc95407

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