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Electric Unicycle from Focus Designs!

With the last couple years going crazy with Segways and electric cars, we have another reason to celebrate today as Focus Designs has launched their new line of electric unicycles so you can get to work without much effort other than balancing your upper body. (to the left or right, front and back balancing is already accomplished by the on-board gyroscope.

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Homemade Self-Balancing Vehicle Uno!

As a biker, I couldn’t resist posting this cool Uno, a uni-cycle that can balance itself. I must have missed it when it first came out but here it is.

The UNO, built by Ben Gulak, is essentially a 120-pound electric unicycle that balances itself with gyros and is capable of reaching 40MPH. The inventor initially began the project himself, but contacted robotics expert Trevor Blackwell later on to help reprogram the ECU. Currently, the vehicle is still in testing sta

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DIY Electric Unicycle that Balances itself!

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Woohoo, I need a unicycle like this one!

The UNIQUECYCLE is an upgraded GEN2 unicycle featured below. It has been boosted to a 60V system yielding in excess of 1000W. The NiMh battery system has been replaced by SLA technology. The SLA is lower cost, easier to recharge and handles regeneration and peak current demands effectively. The higher voltage results in higher top-end speed. Speed overhead is critical for safety in order to maintain balance du

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Unicycle Balancing Bot!

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Maurits sent us his unicycle balancing robot which actually has one wheel for moving.

Thanks Maurits!

Now meet another balancing robot. This one balances on one wheel and apparently uses two RCX bricks and four sensors along with three tires to maintain balance on the axis perpendicular to its unicycle. The robot balances on the main axis by directly powering the wheel. The axis perpendicular to i

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