Robonova-1 humanoid robot kit from Korean RC-servo company Hitec was introduced to the Japanese market a year after KHR-1 humanoid robot kit was first launched from competitor company Kondo. Between July 2004 through the end of 2005, Kondo sold over 3500 units of KHR-1 out of which it is estimated that not more than a couple of hundred units were sold outside of Japan and Korea.

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