August 29, 2008

Lynxmotion Johnny 5 Kit Debuts

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At the recent Taipei International Robot Show, VIA unveiled its Lynxmotion Johnny 5 kit. Based on the robot from the film "Short Circuit", the kit is intended for beginning robotics builders. The 14.25" high bot is fitted with a Pico-ITX board, the VIA EPIA P700, featuring the VIA VX800 unified chipset. Johnny is compact, heavy duty, and has low power consumption to make him simple to construct for scientific, entertainment, and educational purposes. The kit is available at prices beginning at $629.31, batteries and "eyes" not included.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at August 29, 2008 8:43 PM
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