In order to spur more interest in our competitions, we contacted companies for donations of their products to use as prizes. Much to our pleasant surprise, we received a couple good responses. Below a list of products donated to our club.
These donations will be given as prizes for our competitions. So, enter a robot and get a chance to win any of these prizes.
The following prizes will be given to all contestants until supply is depleted:
bag of 20-pin ribbon cables
15 x fully licensed copies of Roborealm (value $89)
Circuit cellar issue March 2010
Robotics special 15 copies value $5.95
The following prizes can be chosen from by the competition winners:
Arduino Experimenter kit (value $84.95)
This donation was chosen by Bill Douglas as first prize in the line following contest of March 2010. Congratulations to Bill for his well deserved victory.
SCON232 RS232 level translator (value $8.95)
SB022S USB servo motor controller (value $39.95)
SB020M RS232*xservo output (value $29.99)
This prize was won by Jim Ubersetzig in the "Pick Up the Can" contest in April 2010. Congratulations Jim.
FPGA Freefrom/104 (prize unknown)
8 Bit PIC® Microcontroller Development SchmartModule (A $15 value)
Parallax Propeller SchmartModule (value $15)
4" x 4" Through Hole Board (value $15)
We received two OLLO Bug Kits (valued at $99 each)
Thomas Messersmidt from Robots-and-Androids-and-More
donated the following prizes:
Assortment of Astroboy action figures
three Mini-femisapien robots
The following prizes will be reserved for the talent show:
USB Logic analyzer (value $149)
1 x I2C development kit (value $550)
1 x SPI development kit (value $650)