New Robot Product - BASIC Platform

Hi
Just got an email from parallax.com saying they have a robot product called the Scribbler for USD $89. If you are into BASIC
programming:
http://www.scribblerrobot.com/Default.aspx
( I prefer C, but it's good to be multilingual ) then this looks like excellent value. It has a nice look to it, adequate sensors, a BASIC Stamp II MCU, and even stall sensors.
For younger roboteers,it has a programming paradigm analagous to that of standard Lego Mindstorms.
Looks like a great package, considering you get programming IDE, in-circuit programming, MCU and robot platform. I expect there is excellent support and info for this product, as with parallax's other products.
Overall, I think it is a package hard to beat for the beginning hobby roboteer or for schools.
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Cheers
Dale
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Dale Stewart wrote:

Replace that Basic Stamp with a BasicX Stamp [ http://www.basicx.com ] and you wil have a far superior system...
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Looks like a good package.
I'm curious, what do you mean by a "programming paradigm"?
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joecoin wrote:

Hi Joe
Maybe I should have replaced that with "programming model". Wiith Lego Mindstorms programming language, the programmer clicks on and drags code components to form a program. This assists kids, or even beginners to learn programming. The Scribbler uses a similar model. Alternatively, it can be programmed in BASIC.
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Dale,
OK, thanks for the clarification.
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