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But can he survey?

PostPosted: Jun 1, 2008 7:06 pm
by Cheryl Jones
Robot climbs Grand Canyon with batteries
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Watch out Energizer Bunny. Robot Evolta kept climbing and climbing — up a rope dangling from a Grand Canyon cliff for nearly seven hours on a pair of AA batteries that Japan's Panasonic is billing as the world's longest lasting.

To prove how durable its new alkaline batteries are, Panasonic had the 5-ounce, 6.7-inch blue imp clasp a rope with its arms and feet and climb as far and long as it could. That turned out to be some 1,740 feet over the course of six hours and 46 minutes, Panasonic, also known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., said Tuesday.

Read on and photo of the little guy: ... wD90UR0RO0

Re: But can he survey?

PostPosted: Jun 1, 2008 7:35 pm
by Ralph E. Powers
If it can't survey it ain't ... well you know.

Besides everyone knows nothing but nothing beats the coppertopped bunny. :rofl: