Check out this fun geek toy, the MechRC Humanoid Robot from Trossen Robotics.
This fun robot is fully programmable, and it features 17 servos and over 100 different pre-programmed moves.
Here’s a video of it in action.
Here’s the specs.
- The MechRC Robot comes pre-assembled.
- Designed by the Transformer artist so there is a startling likeness to the Transformer form.
- The ‘bot sports 17 servos with 180 degree movement..
- Metal Gear Servos with 13kg-cm torque!
- Audio can be played through the speaker in the robot’s chest.
- More than 100 moves are pre-stored on the robot – see him throw some serious shapes fit for the dance floor or reveal his killer fighting moves.
- An easy to use 3D visual interface is used for programming.
- The robot is manipulated in an animation film strip making customizing seriously user-friendly.
- IR remote control.
- Lithium battery pack and charger.
- MechRC Commander software CD ROM.
- USB/Serial communications cable.
- User Guide.
- Requires a PC (not Mac compatible).
- Suitable for ages 14 years+.
- Size: 36 x 32 x 15cm.
The MechRC Humanoid robot isn’t cheap though, at a cool $599, if you want one they are available from Trossen Robotics.