R680 Banshi Robotic Arm

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Yorba Linda, CA, October 15, 2013 – Global Specialties today introduced the Banshi Robotic Arm. The R680 is an affordable robot for educators and hobbyists. It is ideally suited to learn the basics of electronics, mechanics and programming. The Banshi is controlled by a powerful ATMEGA64 microcontroller that is programmable via open source tools in C.

The robot comes with many example programs already written. Easily download them to the robot using the supplied USB interface and the RobotLoader software. Or write your own custom programs using the free open-source WinAVR software.

Control the robot using the included keyboard or RACS software. Using the software you can record the movements of the Banshi and play them back.

The I/Os (in and outputs), together with the flexible I2C bus system, allow the addition of extra modules thus enabling the robot to react to its environment.

The Banshi Robot features:

  • 6 degrees of freedom
  • ATMEGA64 Processor
  • Complete 72-page manual
  • USB interface
  • Various available I/Os
  • I2C Bus
  • Easily download programs with the included RobotLoader Software
  • Easy control with keyboard or RACS Software
  • Plastic arm and metal chassis
  • Included 12V power supply
  • Comes unassembled as a kit. Assembly tools included.

Available immediately, the Banshi Robotic Arm lists at $199.

For additional technical specifications, accessories, photos, videos, and support documents, visit: globalspecialties.com/robotics

Download high resolution images of the Banshi: Banshi Hi Res Images

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