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Video: R2-D2 HD projector droid

Okay, so what we've got here is the closest any mortal contemporary human being is going to get to owning an actual astromech droid: Nikko's limited edition R2-D2 HD projector-bot, complete with <em>Millennium Falcon</em> uber-remote. This video will make you want it more than food, shelter, and broadband.

Okay, so what we've got here is the closest any mortal contemporary human being is going to get to owning an actual astromech droid: Nikko's limited edition R2-D2 HD projector-bot, complete with Millennium Falcon uber-remote. This video will make you want it more than food, shelter, and broadband.

For a mere $2,995.00 (plus shipping) you get a two-foot-tall remote controlled robot that includes all these features:

  • Picture by DLP from Texas Instruments
  • Project to ceilings and walls up to a 260-inch picture
  • Resolution: 1024x768
  • Contrast Ratio: 1800:1
  • Lumens: 1500
  • Built-in CD/DVD player. Also plays MP3/MP4 video
  • iPod docking station, memory card and USB slots
  • Built-in 20 watt stereo speaker system
  • FM wireless audio out (channels 1 through 7)
  • Full-function: forward, reverse turn 360 degrees and recline
  • Millennium Falcon remote control with removable stand
  • Head turns using Millennium Falcon remote control
  • Plays the most popular R2-D2 sound effects
  • 1 year hardware manufacturer warranty
  • 180 day projection lamp manufacturer warranty

...all in the shape of R2-D2. In a word: WANT!!!

(Found via SFSignal.)

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