The RB5X intelligent robot is versatile, teaching life-long skills that are invaluable in many fields of study and employment. Thousands have learned, taught, and played using this wonderful robot. With the ease of use and the flexibility of this robot, you can learn the basics of electronics, computers and robotics. Whether you are just beginning to explore the world of microprocessors and electronics, computers and robots, or have been involved in the field since its inception, RB5X has a great deal to offer. Since it is fully programmable using any computer with serial communications capability, you can write software programs that are completely unique. The RB5X incorporates infrared sensing, ultrasound sonar, 8 sensor bumpers, a voice synthesizer, and an optional 5 axis armature that can lift a full pound. The X in its name stands for experimental, and RB5X’s open design makes it an experimentor's dream.