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Received the latest manuals from WowWee for the Robopet, Roboraptor and Robosapien V2. These are the final versions ... complete with indexed tables of contents.

 

Robopet Manual (583 KB)

Roboraptor Manual (583 KB)

Robosapien V2 Manual (2 MB)

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By: Jeff Block
Posted: Wed, 05/09/2007 - 14:44

Here's a quick program to try out on your Roboreptile. If you put him in Guard Mode and he senses activity or hears a noise, he'll react angrily to it and then go back into Guard Mode.
Remember to listen for him to roar after you enter each command.

Enter Program Mode:

Select (red lights)

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Wed, 11/01/2006 - 23:52

Marcus, one of the Evosapien crew, has come up with a very cool modification to his Robosapien V2 - it's a ball bearing shooting arm mod! He has made a video of this in action, and it's on the same RSV2 that also has the flamethrowing mod. Apart from the wow factor of a robot with a railgun attachment, Marcus also has an eye for...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 02/13/2007 - 17:29

Here at last is a nice high resolution image of Alive Elvis. Elvis isn't available at the time of writing yet, but he promises to be quite a unique robot. Elvis rounds out rest of the new products announced by WowWee at this year's CES 2007 show. Here are high res images of Roboquad, Dragonfly, Robopanda and Roboboa....

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sun, 02/25/2007 - 03:29

And here it is...  Part two!  I was having file size issues so I had to split the article into two parts.  Hope you enjoy the rest of the WowWee Alive Lion Cub dissection!

This is a shot of the back of the cub's skull.  You can see the head's touch sensor at the top.

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By: Grandlarseny37
Posted: Fri, 10/03/2008 - 10:39
Rovio Tutorial Video #1: Getting Started

Rovio Tutorial Video #2a: How To Set Up Rovio on a PC (Windows) Computer

Rovio Tutorial Video #2b: How To Set Up Rovio on a Mac (OS X) Computer

Rovio Tutorial Video #3: Rovio's Interface and Basic Options
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By: WowWee Robotics
Posted: Thu, 06/11/2009 - 16:45

From Dreams to Dark Ages

When I was a kid in the late 60's early 70's I watched shows like Lost in Space and Forbidden Planet, the robots featured were pure science fiction. Personal computers were not here yet and they were huge machines with big tape reels. When computers like the Apple II came along it seemed...

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By: Robostuff
Posted: Mon, 08/13/2007 - 15:13

You may have seen a product called the Robotyrannus being peddled out there recently and wondered how WowWee managed to quietly slip in yet another robot. As it turns out, Robotyrannus is essentially a Roboreptile in sheep's clothing. Well actually, more like dragon's clothing. Take a look at the included pictures. Notice the horns on...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Tue, 12/05/2006 - 11:52

As you know, the RS Media is programmable down to its personality. Out of the box, the RS Media comes with 4 distinct personalities, including Spacebot and an English butler. However, you can easily create your own personality using the Personality Editor software application that is part of the RS Media Editing Suite of tools.

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By: RoboCommunity Team
Posted: Tue, 01/23/2007 - 22:53

Part 3: More Blinky Lights!

Hello, and welcome to part three of Rudolph's foray into microcontroller fiddling. In this installment I'll hook up a bundle of LEDs and an infrared receiver to the Arduino to make a snazzy, remote-controlled, blinky light display of doom! To make this work semi-intelligently I used Arduino's handy...

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By: Rudolph
Posted: Tue, 07/01/2008 - 16:46

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