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CogswellCogs
03-16-2009, 02:32 PM
I have a RoboSoft RobuDog (http://www.robosoft.com/eng/sous_categorie.php?id=1037 (http://www.robosoft.com/eng/sous_categorie.php?id=1037)) for sale. I won the robot recently in Microsoft's RoboChamps competition. It's a remarkable piece of technology, but I'm more interested in building my own biped.

The RobuDog is built from 17 Dynamixel AX-12 servos, a tiny Windows XP embedded PC (a RobuBox), and a custom circuit board. You can drive it via a wireless XBox 360 controller or computer using a WiFi connection. It has a ton of sensors; two distance sensors, a gyro, an accelerometer, foot sensors, multi-color LEDs and speakers. It also has microphones and a CMU-CAM camera.

I have only had the bot a short time and haven't played around with it much. I had it running using the wireless controller and via a wired network connection. I didn't have the camera running. The robot is brand new, so everything should be operational.

Please be aware that this isn't really a 'turn-key' device. You will have a lot of learning to do. Still, the robot is very sophisticated and you will have a lot of room to grow.

The device cost Microsoft nearly $5000 when they bought it. I will include the RobuDog as described and a stand, the wireless controller, and two LiPo battery packs. Asking $3000.

Thanks,
CogswellCogs