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Hello everyone, I have a couple of questions or suggestions about parts used in Misty. I used to own a hobby business for several years and have purchased many toy grade robots over the years. As a hobby shop owner, I can tell you most ground based products are mostly plastic with weak motors, poor electronics, and worst of all, plastic servos connected to plastic transmissions or differentials. We are in the middle of a problem with a Christmas gift at the moment. Alpha Training Blue from Mattel. They went too cheap on the dinosaurs non removable lithium ion battery. The biggest mistake of all, plastic servos, 7 of them. Reports are now surfacing from customers about issues. Most stem from stripped gears in the servos. The average consumer doesnt know a thing about electronics and dont know whats happening.
I bring this example up because, while its more expensive, steel or titanium gears are extremely important. Maybe you can also put brushless motorsin Misty and a nice high Mah 4S 50C replaceable battery? I really want to see Misty Robotics and your parent company do well in the marketplace for developers and consumers. Please look into higher quality gears so you don’t end up with a future flop like Mattel is facing.