RoboticsPurchasing by shuifanglj

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									Each robot is based on the following components, all of which are reusable:

        Digital Control Unit from Vernier ($61/ea)
        Robotics and Control Kit from Vernier ($49/ea)
        LabPro DAQ from Vernier ($220/ea) [note: we can borrow these from physics]
        External Battery Cable for DAQ from Vernier ($6/ea)
        External 6 Volt Lantern Battery for DAQ ($20/ea)
        “Tonka”-type truck (approx. $20/ea on Ebay.com)
        TI-83+ scientific calculator (all students have these)
        Heavy-duty motors (2 per robot)

        Total cost per robot: $156 without purchasing DAQs, $276 with DAQs


External Battery Cables (8 total) ordered 5/1/06: $58.98
http://www.vernier.com/accessories/access.html?ebc&template=basic.html

Lantern Batteries (8 total) ordered 5/1/06: $ 96.27
http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/601-6348207-
6678528?_encoding=UTF8&frombrowse=1&asin=B00004YK38

Tonka Trucks (8 total) ordered 5/1/06: $181.04
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000809O1S/sr=8-
4/qid=1146506771/ref=pd_bbs_4/103-1179052-9713453?%5Fencoding=UTF8&v=glance

Motors (20 total) ordered 5/1/06: $81.39
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2102828&cp=&origkw=dc+motor&kw
=dc+motor&parentPage=search

High-torque motors (2 total) ordered 5/1/06: $69.34
http://scientificsonline.com/product.asp?pn=3041860&sid=google&cm_mmc=google-_-cpc-_-
edmu-_-hightorquemotor&bhcd2=1146508028

								
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