TGIMBOEJ robot edition


Since we last reported about The Great Internet Migratory Box of Electronic Junk, several of these boxes have begun circulating in different areas of the world. Team Hack-a-Day launched three themselves. decided that there was a need for a specialized box just for those who hack robots, and have launched their own.

The box contains lots of things that will appeal to roboticists, such as servos, various sized motors, RC car parts, and even a small microcontroller board. Plus hackable items like old CD drives, a trackball, and miscellaneous electronic and hardware parts. Everything fits in a standard sized shipping box, but it is full. A complete list can be found on the site, and they also have pictures of the contents.

Those who wish to track the box can follow it under the name on the TGIMBOEJ wiki. There is also a place to get your name added to the list of potential recipients. The wiki contains information about the whole process, including how to start a new box.

11 thoughts on “TGIMBOEJ robot edition

  1. @Del: You have to create a user account on the site, and then edit the page with your name and a web-place (website, blog, Flickr, but not an email address due to spam issues) to get in touch with you in the proper section. There’s instructions under the ‘How does this work?’ section.

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