10 Great Robots for Beginners


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1. Lego-Mindstorms NXT

Lego is a popular name in the world of robotics. The first version of Lego Mindstorms was released in 1998. It was sold as the RIS (Robotic Invention System). The hike in popularity of Lego occurred with the introduction of Lego Mindstorms NXT in 2006. In August 2009, Lego introduced the latest version, Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0.

The kit contains a CPU named the "NXT Brick." It has 4 input and 3 output ports. The standard input sensors include a microphone, a push switch, an ultrasonic sensor and a light sensor. The standard NXT kit features 3 servo motors. Each motor comes with a built- in rotation sensor.

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