10 Great Robots for Beginners

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The mind behind this small mobile robot is the German aerospace center, DLR. The basic purpose of this robot is educating the beginners. It is easy to assemble even for a novice and is programmed in C. Standard parts are used excluding the PCB (Printed Circuit Board). The freeware equipment can be brought into use for programming.

This robot kit qualifies for use in school and university projects, for studies as well as adult education centers. It is a great way to introduce yourself to the processor-controlled hobby electronics. The tools that are used for making this robot are freeware for confidential use. The parts used for electronic development and software design are inexpensive. ASURO comes with 2 motors that are controlled independently and an Atmel AVR RISC-processor, 6 collision-detector buttons, 3 indicator LEDs, an IR-Interface and 2 odometer-sensors. The robot can be programmed and remote controlled by a PC.

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