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Old 03-15-2017, 03:39 PM   #7
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Default Re: Ideas for Anti Robot Technology

Originally Posted by Daigoro View Post
What about big, chunking electromagnets? Like for use in scrapyards. How friendly would they be at close range to robotic electronics?
There you suffer from the problem that magnets, as far as awesome powers go, suck. Their range is not good - certainly you're looking at 10' or less to attract robots of any significance (drones).

As far as electronics: magnets aren't actually terribly bad for electronics, and all you have to do to protect against them, generally, is put a ferromagnetic metal box around your electronics.
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