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RB5X

 

Years produced: 1982 - Still produced!
Company:
General Robotics Corp / RB Robotics
Units made:
Approx. 800
Original price:
3500.00

General Info:

The RB5X is versatile, teaching life-long skills that are invaluable in many fields of study and employment. The RB5X incorporates infrared sensing, ultrasound sonar, remote audio/video transmission, 8 sensors/bumpers, voice synthesizer, and a 5 axis armature that can lift a full pound. The RB5X can play interactive games with up to 8 people. Programs can be written and downloaded from any computer--Apple Macintosh, DOS, Windows, or Linux/Unix.

RB Robotics Corporation
San Diego, CA 92117-1554

(877) 634-5139 Toll Free
(858) 964-4642 (In San Diego)
E-mail: rb5x@rbrobotics.com
 

Features

CPU: National Semiconductor INS8073 (8 Bit) 4mhz

Memory: 8K standard, 18K optional

  • infrared sensing
  • sonar range finder
  • automatically locate charging station when the battery runs low
  • speak any language in the world--through the use of international phonemes
  • program from any computer with a serial/RS-232 port
  • design programs on a computer and download, or operate from pre-programmed Action Software Cartridges (EPROM's--Erasable, Programmable, Read Only Memory)

Options:

  • 18K Battery-backed RAM Expansion
  • RF Link
  • A 5-axis robotic arm with teaching pendant, arm-training EPROM, 10-Amp-Hr. battery, and Arm Module Reference Manual
  • Video Transceiver (Transmitter & Receiver

Manuals

    Manuals and schematics are available from General robotics as well as a reference manuals that are in PDF format available in their download section

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Newsgroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rb5x/

Pictures:

Links

www.rbrobotics.com

www.edurobot.com

www.gerneralrobotics.com

 

http://www.jcn1.com/nelson3/page3.htm

http://www.atarimagazines.com/creative/v9n11/196_Personal_robots.php

 

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