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Editor's note:

Here in Part 1 of this incredible series, our fearless hacker RobosapienV2-4mem8 cracks open the Roboquad exoskeleton. Is this alien dissection from Area 51? Nah, but it sure looks like it.

Iin Part 2, the exploration continues -- complete with photo close ups of electronic innards.

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Thu, 06/21/2007 - 17:58

This is my report about the Lightstar and I have a suggestion for Wow Wee for the Bladestar and Lightstar.

Last weekend, (3-21-09) I was working at a rummage sale to benefit a local No Kill Shelter for Cats here in La Crosse, WI called "Tabby Town" and an unused, unopened Bladestar came in. I was the one to be sorting out that batch of...

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By: Lady Royce
Posted: Thu, 04/16/2009 - 15:49

Editor's note:

In Part 1 of this incredible series, our fearless hacker RobosapienV2-4mem8 cracks open the Roboquad exoskeleton. Is this alien dissection from Area 51? Nah, but it sure looks like it.

Then in Part 2, the exploration continues -- complete with photo close ups of electronic innards.

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By: RobosapienV2-4mem8
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2007 - 13:23

Robosapien is the original (V1) humanoid bipedal robot from WowWee. He speaks fluent International Caveman, and is equipped with 3-finger gripper hands. He also comes in a variety of flavors including Homer Sapien and Spider Sapien.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Robosapien V1. There are many resources...

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By: milw
Posted: Sat, 12/29/2007 - 08:07


Welcome back, everyone!

I was happy to see the responses on my last article, so I decided it to submit my second session.

This time he will be doing the "Roboquad Hokey Pokey." Here's how to do it:

The Roboquad Hokey Pokey Put your Roboquad into Program mode Start with the intro. Doo Doo Doo! Do the...
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By: Robo BG
Posted: Tue, 02/26/2008 - 15:52

Song Demo

Tip her head back to the highest position, then push straight down and hold for about 3 seconds. She'll start with 'uh huh, uh huh, uh-huh-uh-huh-uh-huh' and continue with a rockin' demo.

Kiss Mode

Tip her head up to the highest position, then move her left hand...

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By: milw
Posted: Tue, 09/02/2008 - 12:07

The Alive Elvis is the second entry in WowWee's animatronic personality line. The voice and personality of the 1968 Elvis are captured in this state-of-the-art bust, using motion-captured facial animations and digital recordings.

This is a quick guide to finding support for your Alive Elvis. There are many resources available to you,...

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By: milw
Posted: Mon, 07/28/2008 - 12:51


Q: What is the difference between each pick up and drop function?

A: Your robot is capable of over 20 different pickups with his full sized hands. These pickups can be combined together for a variety of programmed actions.

For example the following program allows the robot to ask for something and then...

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By: The Insider
Posted: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 16:20
I've had my RoboPanda for a while now. As you may know, he has a little furry friend, who he recognizes using an RFID tag. What you might not know unless your up on your conspiracy theories, is that RFID tags are going to be the bane of our existence in the near future. At first I thought I could live with it, the teddy panda is so...
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By: Nocturnal
Posted: Tue, 06/03/2008 - 15:21

So we already know the Roboquad can dance, but what else can it do? Here is a presentation of Roboquad's features as explained by WowWee employee, Michelle (no, not our blogger, Michelle C.). Because of the background noise, it's tough to make out Roboquad's almost R2D2-like sounds, but they do work for him and adds to the experience...

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By: Khalid J Hosein
Posted: Sat, 01/20/2007 - 02:38

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