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RC Flying Origami Crane: Papaircraft

by Lambert Varias
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Electronics maker Rohm Semiconductor entertained attendees of this year’s CEATEC with flying origami cranes. Rohm made the cranes to promote its new microcontroller, the Lazurite Fly.

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Aside from its paper body and the Lazurite Fly, the Orizuru crane has a carbon tube skeleton, 3D printed nylon motors, a radio receiver and a battery that lasts up to five minutes per charge. The whole package weighs a mere 31g, or about an ounce. Here’s a short feature from Japanista:

Here’s more from Rohm…

…and from Engadget:

Head to Engadget for photos of the Orizuru’s components.

[via Gizmodo]

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