BUILD A POWERFUL SUMO-BOT DESIGNED TO WITHSTAND METAL-AGAINST-METAL COMPETITION! This NEXT GENERATION robot from McGraw-Hill features: * The power of the Parallax BASIC Stamp 2 controller * A tracked drive for maneuverability over all types of terrain * "Flipping ability" to put the competition on its back * A steel frame that encourages customization * Mechanical features designed to withstand the shock of combat * AA battery powered for longer operation MORE POWER! MORE SOPHISTICATION! MORE FUN! Here's a fun and affordable way for hobbyists to take their robot building skills to the next level and if they wish, be part of the hottest new craze in amateur robotics: Sumo competition. Great for ages 14+, the kit comes complete with: * Pre-assembled PCB * Multi-function, duel channel remote control * Robot hardware including collision-sensing infra-red LED and receivers * CD-ROM with programming instructions and file chapters of robot building tips and tricks * A built-in Parallax BASIC Stamp 2 and prototyping area allowing hobbyists to create their own robot application without having to purchase additional Parallax products Powered by four AA batteries (not included) and featuring a built-in infra-red remote control, the Sumo-Bot is pre-programmed with the following behavior "built in" to jumpstart custom applications. * Random Movement--The robot moves about randomly, reversing direction when an obstacle is in its way * Photovore--Seeks out light * Photophobe--Avoids light * Maze Solver--Follows a wall Developed by the creators of the popular BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT KIT.