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Thursday, April 15, 2010

CD Avenger

I've decided to name my bot CD AVENGER. More details will be forthcoming!

I plan on using as much E-Waste as I can for my project. Here are some CD/DVD roms from my work that were dead and reclaimed from the recycle bin.

Weight is always an issue with small robotics. You have limited torque and amperage available to you. As you add more power (batteries) you also add more weight, it's a vicious cycle. I decided to weigh components individually that way I can crunch numbers later and see what has to go when the going gets tough, err Heavy!

Body material: Compact Discs - 0.56ounces each. Pressed CDs vs burned seem to weigh the same

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