10 Great Robots for Beginners


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9. Parallax SumoBot

This is a competition-ready robot which can knock out its opponent with a tiny pusher. It has been designed within the rules of the Northwest Robot Mini-Sumo Tournament. It comprises of a surface-mounted BASIC Stamp 2 module and infrared sensors that detect the opponent. The hardware package comes with servo motors, black anodized aluminum chassis and scoop, 4AA power pack, wheels, mounting standoffs as well as screws. The robots can perform basic moves and one on one fights.

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