Robot name: ROBBIE (Robot Obeying Bit by Bit Information in interactive Environment) Size : 4.4 feet weight : 40 pounds Power : 12 volts, 6 volts and 4.8 volts. Time to build : one year and continuing Cost : aprox. $1,000 GENERAL: -This robot is controlled by a PC through a remote control connected to a serial port. -It uses 16 servos and 22 DC motors -It has two arms, that can pick objects each consisting of 7 motors -Quickcam is used for remote viewing. -I have programmed it in Visual Basic. -ROBBIE can navigate my whole house without any assistance. -I have made my own electronic compass that is connected to the controller's input. and much more... FUNCTION: ROBBIE can do my laundry, switch home lights on-and-off. It is a security system for my house. It can hand me a glass of water. It follows me arround. and much more... PROBLEMS ENCOUNTED: I learn while making my robot... PARTS: Most of the motors are from junk yard and rest from hobby centers. I have used plastics for the body.