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Tamiya Mechanical Beetle (Obstacle Evading Type) Autonomous Robot Kit
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Tamiya Mechanical Beetle (Obstacle Evading Type) Autonomous Robot Kit
Item Name:
Tamiya Mechanical Beetle (Obstacle Evading Type) Autonomous Robot Kit
Item #:
TAM-024-000
Manufacturer:
Tamiya
MPN:
71103
Adjusted Price:
$14.06/ea. - Qty: 10 - 19
$13.32/ea. - Qty: 20 and above
Availability:
30 Ready to Ship!
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Description:

This amazing beetle-robot walks with its four legs while swinging its horn. When it bumps into an obstacle, it turns around automatically and will continue walking.

Clear type switch

Clear switch with green transparent parts adds a cool, futuristic look.

Walking the Beetle

Run on flat, smooth surfaces. Avoid running over slopes or on bumpy roads. Enclose the beetle in 4 walls to have it run around in the same space.

Features and Specifications:

  • Total length: 195mm
  • Total weight: 110g (w/ out batteries)
  • Body material: ABS resin
  • 2 possible different speeds.
  • Gearbox, motor, reverse switch also included.
  • Requires 1 AA battery (sold as option below)
  • Continuous running time with Alkaline battery: 3hrs. At low speed/2hrs. At high speed.

Walks while swinging its horn to avoid obstacles

This amazing beetle-robot walks with its four legs while swinging its horn. When it bumps into an obstacle, it turns around automatically and will continue walking. Horn, legs and body on which the gearbox is mounted employ transparent-colored parts, giving the beetle a funky look. Reverse switch is also transparent, giving you a peek at the beetle's internal mechanisms. Assembly is very simple with use of screws and snap- lock parts.

All you need included

Assembly is very simple with use of screws and snap-lock parts. Cable ends are rubber capped with cut areas pre-marked for easy wiring.

Walks while swinging its horn

A link rod attached to the front right leg allows the horn to move right and left and when it bumps into an obstacle, the beetle automatically turns to avoid it.

Low speed, high speed, choice between two gearboxes

You can choose between 2 different running speeds. A reverse switch also allows backward movement.

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$14.80
 



This amazing beetle-robot walks with its four legs while swinging its horn. When it bumps into an obstacle, it turns around automatically and will continue walking.
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