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Cost Estimate for the Affective Tigger Toy

The Affective Tigger toy was constructed using available tools and supplies. The table below is a projection of what it would cost to build a second unit. The cost of the HANDY board could be reduced by an order of magnitude if one were to custom build these controller circuits. The cost of the HANDY board includes the price of the Lithium battery pack and re-charging circuitry (roughly $50).


Part Cost (in $)
HANDY board 300
Servo 50
Plush 8
Bend sensor 10
Tilt sensor 3
Switches 1
Accelerometer .25
Push rods 2
Misc. 2
Total 379.25
Table E.1: A Projection of the Cost to Build the Affective Tigger

Dana L Kirsch
Tue May 25 08:59:22 EDT 1999