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TL-WR703N router based WiFi controlled toy robot

Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 in wireless by DP

The TL-WR703N is probably the cheapest hackable WiFi router out there. Using the openWRT firmware you can pretty much make it do what ever you want. Madox did just that. He connected it to an expansion board which drives servos, and made his robot toy controllable via WiFi.

 

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