October 3, 2011 AT 3:08 pm

MKVI Monorail

MKVI Monorail

transforms the Disney monorail playset into a realistic monorail simulation. An amazing amount of technology has been packaged into a tiny space and coupled with wireless mesh networking to produce a model that is authentic in every detail of its operation.

  • Custom designed circuit board with SMT components
  • 8-core Parallax Propeller processor running at 80 Mhz
  • 20 MIPS of processing power per core
  • 32k flash memory
  • 802.15.4 XBee wireless networking (2.4 Ghz)
  • Rechargeable 750 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Variable speed motor controller (forward/reverse)
  • High-torque DC motor
  • Track position magnetic sensor
  • Interior and Exterior LED lighting

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1 Comment

  1. Oh my. I was wondering what I was going to do with mine…

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