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16 Mar 2007 (updated 16 Mar 2007 at 22:33 UTC) »

The XBR project is well under way with a new message forum, idea showcase listing and varius images and plans being posted. Check out the project page for a quick run down or head to our main site for the whole show. www.xbr-online.blogspot.com

The project is halfway though the cad design with next week set out to finish the side covers and head assembly. This completes the first design stage ready for a mockup. The second stage will fix small issues and check that we didnt over look anything. Followed by a full scale mock up with more detail and better finish, we may even mount systems in this one as a first run concept model before spending up on plastic sheeting for the first "real" prptotype that molds could be made from. see you around the net. sprocket2cog

Well the latest for us is the design and construction of a plastic body shell for the robot domestic market, Plansare in the pipe line now to bring this product to the market before the years end. http://xbr-online.blogspot.com/ Ive also been working on the microbric stuff, with the release of the new ai2 firmware just this week, Check out their site at, www.microbric.com.au

I started out way back in the eighty`s with a big track and aratron robot then went into computers a bit, currently im hacking wowwee robots for some fun and as an australian im assessing the microbric viper as well. A member of the evosapien team run by roschler, im currently involved in testing the alpha release of the robodance program. I run several sites including a blog a raptor site and a viper resource site. check out www.sprocketslog.blogspot for the details and head to http://www.upnaway.com/~terraform/microbric/index.html for the lowdown on the viper. Im working on a few robots including a rcx powered plexiglass room rover and a single motor larger scale robot to carry things around.

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