Posts Tagged ‘robot

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Is it a car? Is it a robot? Who cares – it’s brilliant and it kicks Transformers’ ASS! The V-Bot is the most sophisticated R/C transforming vehicle ever produced. V-Bot combines the excitement of R/C action with the ability to automatically transform to a robot with the push of a button. In vehicle mode, the V-Bot is a full function radio control car with blazing fast digital proportion speed. In robot mode, V-Bot can perform hundreds of combinations of moves using the six action buttons on the control, or press any of the three preprogrammed buttons and watch V-Bot perform a series of action moves to his own music! Or you can use the MP3 jack to plug in your MP3 player and control V-Bot to your own tunes….


Currently you can get the V-Bot robot-car for $299.95 USD

If you are interested in buying this cool RC toy car-robot…

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The Japanese toymaker company Takara Tomy released their new product called “Transformers Sports Label Convoy feat. Nike Free 7.0”. This is actually an new Transformers robot toy which transforms from a pair of plastic half-scale Nike shoes into a robot named “Convoy”. The robot, created as a collaboration between the Japanese toymaker and Nike Japan is already being sold in Japan with a price of 2,625 yen which is roughly about $22. It seems Takara Tomy is targeting this new product more at the adults or at least to the more grown up kids and of course just a few days after its release the Transformers Sports Label Convoy feat. Nike Free 7.0 is already a big hit in Japan.

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It seems there are two different versions at the moment – a black and a white one, that seem to be identical except for the color…

The official press release by Takara Tomy (in Japanese)…

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This R/C R2-D2 Action Figure is like a Star Wars fanboy’s wet dream come true. The size of a regular action figure, this tiny droid is fully controllable from the included lightsaber remote. Authentic R2-D2 sounds, turning head and red LED eye complete the package. No more playing with your old-school Star Wars figures by shaking them and talking in a funny voice, this is the real deal… and we don’t kid when it come to Star Wars. We would have killed for this little R2 gem as a kid and it’s still pretty damn cool as an adult.

These mini R/C R2-D2s come directly from Japan and are fully licensed by Lucasfilm.

The RC Star Wars R2-D2 Action Figure is available for $29.99, but is out of stock until around the end of April.

For more information and to order a Remote Controlled Star Wars R2-D2 Action Figure…


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