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This article was published on January 24, 2014


    Remote-controlled GameCube robot makes your childhood dreams come true

    Remote-controlled GameCube robot makes your childhood dreams come true
    Emil Protalinski
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    Emil Protalinski

    Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

    Joshua Vasquez didn’t want to just throw his old GameCube away; he wanted to turn it into a robot. He threw in a few 10,000 RPM brushless motors, a transmission that could handle them, and a gear reduction to slow down the LEGO tires to an acceptable pace:

    As you can see, the final result is pretty awesome: while it (sadly) can’t play games anymore, the robot is quick and has plenty of torque. You can read all about how Vasquez did it at the link below.

    Image Credit: Joshua Vasquez

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