This is the famous annual CMU autonomous
mobile robot race.
SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Contest
Autonomous ground and air robots must
circumnavigate the SparkFun building.
Trenton Computer Festival Robotics Contest
The College of New Jersey Campus Ewing
Township, New Jersey
In addition to computer and ham radio
events, there are usually several autonomous
robot contests. Previous contests included
maze navigation, precipice avoidance, and line
UC Davis Picnic Day Micromouse Contest
University of California,
Davis Campus, CA
The annual micromouse maze solving contest.
Sumo, mini Sumo, and a robot pentathlon.
Hawaii Underwater Robot Challenge
Richardson Pool, Pearl Harbor Naval Station,
ROV teams engage in timed, multitasking missions
with tethered vehicles.
VEX Robotics World Championship
Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX
This is a really big world gathering of VEX teams
for both autonomous and remote controlled
ICRA Robot Challenge
The challenge includes several events such
as Mobile Microbotics, Mobile Manipulation,
human-robot interaction, and a virtual
San Mateo Fairgrounds, San Mateo, CA
BEAM, Mindstorms, combat, and just about every
other form of autonomous and remote controlled
robot competition you can imagine.
STEER WINNING ROBOTS
Penn State Abington Fire-Fighting Robot
Penn State Abington,
Autonomous robots must navigate a scale model
of a house, search for a fire, and extinguish it.
Penn State Abington Mini Grand Challenge
Penn State Abington,
Autonomous mobile robots navigate an outdoor
The Tech Museum of Innovation’s Annual
San Jose, CA
This year’s competition is called Space Junk.
Perform proportional speed, direction, and steering with only two Radio/Control channels for vehicles using two
separate brush-type electric motors mounted right and left
with our mixing RDFR dual speed control. Used in many
successful competitive robots. Single joystick operation: up
goes straight ahead, down is reverse. Pure right or left twirls
vehicle as motors turn opposite directions. In between stick
positions completely proportional. Plugs in like a servo to
your Futaba, JR, Hitec, or similar radio. Compatible with gyro
steering stabilization. Various volt and amp sizes available.
The RDFR47E 55V 75A per motor unit pictured above.
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