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Keep any old trackball mouses you may have for encoders. Old printers usually have nice motors and encoders too that are great for small robots.

Exactly! I've seen an old Epson Stylus Color II being disassembled and its parts were used in a soccer robot (see http://www.robocup.org/)
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Keep any old trackball mouses you may have for encoders. Old printers usually have nice motors and encoders too that are great for small robots.

What is an encoder?
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