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Title: Remote control Beyblades top
Post by: Zeemo on June 24, 2011, 09:12:49 AM
I gotta get one of these -
http://www.ubergizmo.com/2011/06/takara-tomy-beyblades/ (http://www.ubergizmo.com/2011/06/takara-tomy-beyblades/)
Title: Re: Remote control Beyblades top
Post by: lincolnrick on June 24, 2011, 09:31:53 AM
There's a video of it in action back at OhGizmo:

http://www.ohgizmo.com/2011/06/21/tomy-introduces-super-control-beyblades-the-worlds-first-remote-control-spinning-top/ (http://www.ohgizmo.com/2011/06/21/tomy-introduces-super-control-beyblades-the-worlds-first-remote-control-spinning-top/)
Title: Re: Remote control Beyblades top
Post by: Eric on June 24, 2011, 11:36:51 AM
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"....electric motor that is located inside the top that will increase, decrease or even cancels its spin..."

My mind explodes with the possibilities for adaptation to our tops!
Title: Re: Remote control Beyblades top
Post by: Watts' Tops on June 24, 2011, 01:22:57 PM
Fantastic.  Kids will love this one.  Kids of all ages I mean. :-*
Title: Re: Remote control Beyblades top
Post by: ta0 on June 24, 2011, 08:39:42 PM
Several years ago I got from Ebay this radio-controlled version:

(http://ta0.com/museum/images/beyblades/RC-top-box2.jpg)

The pistol in addition to being the controller, is the launcher and also recharges the battery on the top:

(http://ta0.com/museum/images/beyblades/RC-top_2.jpg)

(http://ta0.com/museum/images/beyblades/RC-top_3.jpg)

I confess I did not follow the Beyblade fad or product line, but I am sure this is just a Chinese knock off and there must have been a similar version available from Beyblade.  It did work, although not as spectacularly as on that video. And it did not last long: I stripped the ripcords on the first day!  >:(  I guess they copied everything except the quality  ::)  It has been sitting in a box since then and now the top probably needs a new rechargeable battery.

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My mind explodes with the possibilities for adaptation to our tops!
Yeah, an RC top sounds very intriguing!  If you make one, the tip should be fixed and not too pointy: to work it needs to apply torque to the ground.
Title: Re: Remote control Beyblades top
Post by: ta0 on December 18, 2011, 06:13:50 PM
If you haven't seen them yet, the IR controlled Beyblades are available in the US for this holiday season.

(http://www.hasbro.com/common/productimages/en_US/b225c13d5056900b10d7c7b2ab53fa9f/B33632445056900B10BD3A4B69796539.jpg)

Currently $25 at Target (regularly $30).