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From: "Steve Tyng" <stevet-at-stcharlesmd.com>
Subject: RE: good site for motors, radios, batteries and tank steering mixers
Date: 2 Dec 2002 09:30:00 +0800
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Frank, here's the link to where a bought my mixer,


It's the "Robot Steering Mixer" located under the "My Projects" link.  For those 
interested, the mixer is in kit form and since it is based on an airplane project, 
is quite small.  There's not much soldering to do but what there is, is a little 
tight.  There is one 14 pin IC (PIC microcontroller) that will need a steady hand 
when soldering.  If you don't have experience soldering IC's I'd recommend an IC 
socket (not included) to avoid toasting the PIC.  You will also need to get a couple 
of servo extensions to use with the kit.


 -----Original Message-----
From: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com [mailto:tanks-at-rctankcombat.com]
Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 5:40 PM
To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
Cc: stevet-at-stcharlesmd.com
Subject: Re: good site for motors, radios, batteries and tank steering mixers

ZBoucher wrote:
> go to the electronics page click on the Robotlogic.com page thay have
> tank steering mixers so you can run your drive on radio stick,

They sell the mixer for a reasonable price ($40) and I'm sure that it's
a solid product given the number of robot guys running around.  I've
added that site to the links page.

Steve Tyng bought a mixer from a guy in England that builds them for all
of the robot types over there.  If I recall correctly, he only paid $16
(including shipping!!) and the initial tests showed that it worked as
expected.  It may not be as durable, but only time (and battles) will
tell which is more reliable.

Steve, please post the web page for the mixer you got so that I can add
it to the links page.

        Frank P.