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XBugBot (Xbox Controller Robot)

PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:46 am
by admin
How to Hack a wireless Xbox controller to make an autonomous robot!

This project came about when trying to make a low cost autonomous robot for use in
education. The idea being that students would be able to identify with the Xbox controller
and enjoy hacking it into something far more interesting!

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Download the full build manual here:

Here's a short video:

This hack was also featured in Robot Magazine: