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Topic: BBC Turtle Clone? (Read 4 times) previous topic - next topic


What do you guys think about these ultra-cheap kits from China:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/171056734576 ?

I'm thinking for testing it will work out fine.  Or should I double my money and go for something like this:


Views welcome

The second one seems to have the wheels more 'centered' front-to-rear. Reminds me more of a Roomba....which does an amazing job of spinning in place. Would probably do a better job of keeping pen centered while turning.


My imagination dreamed up the following: a scorpion hexapod with a pen as a stinger.

Turtles have been done! Hexapods are the new black!!
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Just stumbled on this Arduino Robot Library tutorial --



Some interesting information being posted here.

I have an original BBC turtle robot in my shed and surprised how solidly it was built.

I have an arduino +motor shield but never sat down to use it.
Sorry for the noobish post but my knowledge is 10 years out of date!

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