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NEW paypal WebStore Launched!

Team Tiki is Proud to announce the launching of its long awaited web store.

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Now offering the BotBitz line of brushed motor escs. Getting started in robotics has never been cheaper!

Rov Mk2 – testbed platform Rov technolgy

this is the Mk2 test platform

the Mk1 was slightly wider and used slightly differen drill motors. The Mk2’s components are:

18v HF drill motors
Vic 883 Escs
HK T6 radio
12v SLA battery 7ah
GoPro Hd Hero Camera
SuperCircuits 900mhz 500mw video tx
Set of tiki-RCW “really crappy wheels” -low traction compound
Tiki drill mounts
plywood deck – reused wood from pine box

more tests and vids to come.

RoboGames 2011 Video pile

Triple-X fight 1:

Triple-X Fight 2:

Fight 2 – 2nd angle:

Internal Bot-CAM

MiniFridge Fight 1:

MiniFridge Fight 2:

MiniFridge Fight 3:


A Hoppy Easter

Still running hot from RoboGames… a perfect chance to spend money!

1: A pelouse 4040 digital scale. No more bathroom scale fudge factor for us.

2: An ebay mystery motor i’ve been looking at for a while. Mag power for $100? further tests are needed…

3: A GoPro Hd Hero camera.

I was taken back by the quality of this video:

and the Tv production company’s  frivolous use of Go-pros everywhere. 

In use it distorts the picture rather badly. However it has 2 features that make it a keeper. The time lapse photo mode and analouge video output. I can use the go-pro “gun camera” with a hobby city video transmitter and safetly relay bot testing video to the bunker.  All in all a nice piece of kit.

Here is a video shot with the GoPro: