FAQs about RoboRoach

What type of bugs can I use instead of cockroaches?
We have done RoboRoach experiments with other types of cockroaches, such as Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches and Blaberus Gigantes, as well as Chinese beetles...
Thu, 20 May, 2021 at 10:44 AM
Can RoboRoach connect over Bluetooth instead of App?
We are an open-source company and you can see our code and see how we connect to the RoboRoach. For example on how to connect and control RoboRoach plea...
Thu, 20 May, 2021 at 10:46 AM
Can the cockroaches multiply during the experiment & afterwards?
They potentially could multiply depending on the length of the lab. It would take couple months though. If you plan to use them for new and future experimen...
Tue, 6 Oct, 2020 at 11:42 AM
What's the best way to dispose of the cockroaches?
You can send them back to us or donate them to someone who can use them as feeder roaches (for reptiles and other pets). Also, there is an option to send yo...
Thu, 20 May, 2021 at 10:45 AM
Can the backpack be reused from roach to roach?
Yes & no.   No - because in the current condition you're using superglue to attach the Backpack to a cockroach and removing it you'll damage...
Thu, 20 May, 2021 at 10:47 AM
Can the electrodes be reused from roach to roach?
Not really. Once you've inserted them into cockroaches antenna's and glued with super glue there is no turning back. Once inserted you have limite...
Tue, 6 Oct, 2020 at 3:39 PM
How does RoboRoach backpack work?
RoboRoach works on the principal of changing series resistance, on the digitally controlled potentiometer, in the stimulation circuit and not by controlling...
Fri, 26 Feb, 2021 at 9:54 AM