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Global Specialties Intros Autonomous Mobile Robot
Autonomous mobile robot is user-programmable.
Yorba Linda, CA — Global Specialties has introduced the RP6v2, C-Programmable Robotic Vehicle. The unit is an economical autonomous mobile robot system which provides an introduction to the fascinating world of robotics. It is designed for beginners as well as experienced electronics and software developers.

Programmable in C, the RP6v2 has many possibilities for expansion as the user's programming skills grow. It is suitable for educational curriculum at universities, trade schools, high schools and of course hobby users. With an extensive manual, lots of example programs, and a huge C function library, programming is easy, permitting an instant start to experimenting with the robot. All library and example programs are open source (GNU GPL).

The robot package includes: ATMEGA32 8-bit RISC microcontroller with 8 MIPS and 8MHz clock; delivery fully assembled (no soldering needed); CD with software, 138-page manual, and many extras; AVR-GCC and RobotLoader open source software for use with Windows and Linux; programmable in C; available accessories; receives IR codes in RC5 format; USB interface for easy programming and communication; module I2C bus expansion system; expansion boards may be stacked as needed; sample C programs and huge C function library; powerful tank drive train can drive up steep ramps and over obstacles; large payload capacity; integrated light, collision, speed and IR-obstacle sensors; two 7.2VDC motors; 625 CPR encoder resolution for precise speed regulation; six PCB expansion areas; 1-year Warranty.

Contact: Global Specialties, LLC, 22820 Savi Ranch Parkway, Yorba Linda, CA 92887 800-572-1028 fax: 203-265-9706 Web:

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