October 3, 2011 AT 3:08 pm
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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