HERO is a robot from the 1980s. It was produced by Heathkit as an Educational Robot and the line was sold form 1982 to 1995. Since 2013 these have been considered collectors items due to their rarity. This was a mobile robot controlled by an onboard computer with Motorola 6808 CPU and 4 kb of RAM. The rotor featured light, sound, and motion detectors as well as a sonar range sensor. Optional arm mechanisms and speech synthesizers were included.