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Robotics kit

  1. Mar 13, 2009 #1
    Hello all,

    I was wondering if any of you knew of a really good entry level robotics kit and where I could get one. My budget is probably around $1,000.

    I'm looking for a kit that has all the essential components, a computer interface, customizable programming etc.

    I don't know much about robotics (I just have a bachelors in mech. eng), so I want to start from scratch, put it together myself, program it etc.

    Obviously though, since this is my first attempt, it shouldn't be too complicated. If anyone knows of a good place to start I would appreciate it. Thanks
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  3. May 4, 2011 #2
    see for starters

    Price USD 279.99
    Item #: 8547

    (open source)


    http://store.makerbot.com/makerbot-thing-o-matic.html [Broken]

    all these I have used or am using.
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  4. May 4, 2011 #3


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    An entry level kit for $1000???
  5. May 6, 2011 #4
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