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DARKSIDE: The Future of APP-Enabled Racing

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Introducing the SPECIAL EDITION Darkside Ollie APP-Controlled Robot

Devious. Defiant. Diabolical. Dangerous. Few have the strength to command the dark powers bound within this robot. This is Darkside – an electrical beast that draws its energy from unrestrained competition and reckless abandon. Command this app-enabled robot with these forces to unleash its unrivaled power. But take heed – the Darkside will overpower anything standing in the way of victory – including its master. You have been warned.

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Darkside rolls at speeds of up to 14 mph and connects instantly to your device via Bluetooth SMART with a range of up to 100 feet. Turn on a dime with Nubby Tires or take them off to drift like a street racer. Darkside also comes with a bonus set of Turbo Tires and Flux Hubs so you can customize performance. Powered by USB charging, Darkside’s LED’s glow in customizable colors as it spins, drifts and flips with app-powered tricks. Sphero Darkside MSRP: $149.00 (CAD) at Best Buy Canada, Amazon.ca, sphero.com

See more at: http://store.sphero.com/products/darkside#sthash.iBvFvn69.dpuf

You can also check out Darkside’s adrenaline junkie counterpart, the Original Ollie here.

 

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What’s In the Box:

  • Darkside Ollie
  • 2 Nubby Tires
  • 2 Turbo Tires
  • 2 Prime Hubs
  • 2 Flux Hubs
  • USB charging cable
  • Quick Start guide
  • Free apps available on the App Store and Google Play

Tech Specs:

  • iOS & Android compatible
  • Top speed of 14 mph (6m/s)
  • Durable polycarbonate body
  • LED glow with customizable color settings
  • Bluetooth SMART instant connection (100 foot range)
  • USB charging (over 1 hour of drive time on a full charge)
  • Driving apps: Ollie, Draw N’ Drive
  • Programming apps: MacroLab, OrbBasic
  • Hackable and programmable internal robot
  • App updates that introduce new features and gameplay
  • Automatic firmware updates
  • Height: 4.7 inches / Length: 3.2 inches / Weight 8.5 ounces
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