i-SOBOT: Disassembly and Analysis – What's Inside

It didn't take long at all before one of the i-SOBOT was completely disassembled and analyzed to the n-th degree. And, lucky for all of us i-SOBOT fans the first autopsy published online was accomplished and documented by Ishii-san, one of the best and most experienced robot technical writers we know.

In his complete i-SOBOT tear-down and analysis, posted by Robot Watch, Ishii takes everything apart, shows all the servo gearing and internals, analyzes the circuit boards and data formats, and even makes some educated guesses about how to hack the i-SOBOT in some interesting ways.

Related links:
   i-SOBOT Disassembly and Analysis (Japanese)
   i-SOBOT Disassembly and Analysis (English via Google translation)

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