USB airsoft turret

[Jared] over at remembers to think of us whenever he finishes up one of his projects. His latest is an USB Airsoft gun turret based on one of those USB nerf dart turrets. Hrm, this could make a decent base for a defconbots entry. It sounds like he’ll be building an even deadlier expensive version later on.

Don’t forget, December 25th is the deadline for your Design Challenge entries!

21 thoughts on “USB airsoft turret

  1. That’s awesome! I would add a bit more than the first poster would add.

    First, I would put a really long USB cord on it. Then, I would add a camera to it, a laser, and would add a way to just stick the bottle of airsoft bb’s on it. Then put it outside and fire away at cars, neighbors, whatever!

  2. wow. i’m thinking of getting a remote controlled toy and mounting that electric airsoft instead of a turret. Maybe a rc chopper with cam? maybe a cool scorpion robot with cam as well? who knows.

  3. This is really cool, but the first and second things i thought were:

    1) mount a camera to that weapon for an easy pan/tilt/remote targeting system

    2) mount all that stuff on a mobile platform of some kind

    cool stuff!

  4. Cool! I know you have already envisioned networking and web control. Why not mount gun to a pan tilt camera instead of mounting camera to this? Zoom could control fire? The models with audio would allow you to here their screams. Good job!

  5. It would be awesome to automate it. Make a app that can interprite webcam pictures, and shoot anything that moves. Except have it have facial reconition so it doesn’t shoot you of course.

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