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Cool Crowdfunding: Raspberry Pi Robotic Arm, Benchtop CNC, Remote Controls, and Little Bots

We receive so many pitches for crowdfunding projects. They pour into our inbox daily. Since crowdfunding is a bit of a gamble, it is always kind of hard to determine just how to write about these projects, considering that many of them may not ever deliver. Cool Crowdfunding is our way of sharing some of the ones that catch our eye. 

Remember, some of the crowdfunding projects from our previous Cool Crowdfunding collections may still be active! Go back and check them out to see if there’s anything you shouldn’t miss.


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sienci/385635921?ref=774561&token=a5f34562&fbclid=IwAR2V6zA_hql9YPybUdy04wUcvi0MtrBsD0SLRyb8JGI6wG98zitX9gbqBcE

Longmill

The benchtop cnc mill market can’t have too many competitors. This one looks like it will be a good addition to the options available.

see it on kickstarter


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/131739162/armz-revolutionizing-leisure-with-customizable-sma

Armz Smart Robot

A modular robot that can take several forms. I personally just really like the way it looks, some of those attachments are pretty neat.

see it on kickstarter


 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/763396391/the-pilot-remote-control-for-arduino-0

Wireless Remote For Arduino

Build your own wireless controller with a range of around 5,000 feet. Give yourself much more flexibility than purchasing a similarly priced off-the-shelf unit.

see it on kickstarter


 

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/127134527/piarm-the-diy-robotic-arm-for-raspberry-pi

Pi Arm

6 degrees of freedom and a raspberry pi brain. What more could you ask for?

see it on kickstarter

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