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Assembly and tutorials will be available when the kit is available for sale.

Phone Kit


Telepresence anyone?

Yup, this is the bracket you need to stick your magic mobile phone on to your Tadpole. It holds basically any smartphone, with the exception of phones using "extended" battery packs (really thick phones).

The bracket is reversible and the phone can be held with the screen facing either direction. This will allow your phone to be "looking" slightly up, slightly down, and with the face of the phone up or down. This allows you to "look down" if you are driving remotely and wish to see more of the ground, and also "look up" to allow you to better see the screen when using apps such as Skype and G+ hangouts.

This bracket holds the phone in "portrait mode" only.

Currently (April '13), we are working on a new breakout board that will connect to the headphone jack of the phone which will allow the phone to "talk" to the robot's brain. This will allow the remote skype user to control the robot. No "special" app will be required.

We hope to have this kit completed and ready for sale by the end of April 2013.

Included in the kit:
  • Laser cut acrylic parts
  • All hardware needed for assembly
  • All electronics required for remote control via various applications