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Build A Remote-Controlled Robot

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TAB ELECTRONICS. . . THE PREMIER NAME IN AMATEUR ROBOTICS

Since the 1987 release of Gordon McComb's blockbuster ROBOT BUILDER'S BONANZA,hobbyists have looked to TAB as THE SOURCE for cutting-edge,how-to robotics titles.

These groundbreaking,heavily-illustrated books explain how to create everythinbg from basic,simple robots to ones that walk,see,feel,talk,listen and fight! Written by "professors of robotics" ...

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Overview

TAB ELECTRONICS. . . THE PREMIER NAME IN AMATEUR ROBOTICS

Since the 1987 release of Gordon McComb's blockbuster ROBOT BUILDER'S BONANZA,hobbyists have looked to TAB as THE SOURCE for cutting-edge,how-to robotics titles.

These groundbreaking,heavily-illustrated books explain how to create everythinbg from basic,simple robots to ones that walk,see,feel,talk,listen and fight! Written by "professors of robotics" such as Gordon McComb and John Iovine,they're great for beginners as well as experienced robot builders.

Authoritative,innovative,fun,and always far ahead of anyone else,TAB continues the tradition with BUILD YOUR OWN ROMOTE-CONTROLLED ROBOT.

BUILD YOUR OWN ROMOTE-CONTROLLED ROBOT:

* Complete plans for building the inexpensive "Questor" Robot

* Includes step-by-step detailed photographs of every stage of the assembly process

* Provides easy-to-read wiring diagrams and a complete parts list

* The perfect "first book" for amateur robotics

NOW BUILDING YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLED

QUESTOR ROBOT IS:
* MUCH EASIER THAN YOU THINK
* VERY INEXPENSIVE
* GREAT FUN
* SIMPLE WITH THIS BOOK

Here are all the step-by-step,heavily illustrated plans you need to build a full-sized,remote-controlled Questor robot*without any advanced electronic or programming skills. It's the perfect way to jump into the fascinating world of robotics and be part of all the excitement!

Written specifically with first-time builders in mind,Build a Remote- Controlled Robot includes:


* COMPLETE plans for building the Questor robot
* 100 detailed photographs of every stage of the assembly process
* Simple-to-read wiring diagrams
* Acomplete parts list*including valuable tips on where to find components easily and inexpensively Written by a teacher with experience enough to know what questions you would ask,this guide bypasses heavy-duty design theory and gets right to the heart of building the Questor*with an emphasis on having a great time while doing it.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071385435
  • Publisher: T A B Books
  • Publication date: 3/25/2002
  • Series: Tab Electronics Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction Chapter 1: THE MOTORIZED PLATFORM Preparing Motorized Wheels The Platform Moutning Wheels Third Castor Wheel Finishing Touches Chapter 2: BODY FRAMEWORK Cutting Aluminum Drilling and Cutting the Sections Assembling Framework Mounting Framework on the Platform Mounting the Vacuum Outlet Chapter 3: POWER SUPPLY AND TEMPORARY CONTROL BOX Mounting Batteries and Barrier Strips Wiring Platform Temporary Control Box Control Box Construction Wiring the Temporary Control Box Using the Control Box Chapter 4: REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM Motherboard Wiring the Motherboard Completing the Motherboard Installing and Wiring the Motherboard Using the Remote Control System Chapter 5: ARMS AND SUBSYSTEMS Arms Drink Dispenser The Head Wiring the Vacuum System Chapter 6: SKIN AND FINISHING TOUCHES Skin Mounting Tray Mounting Controls Body Lights and Horn 12-Volt Power Outlet Bow Tie Painting and Trimming the Body Trim Sources Index
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