SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot
This Arduino Uno-based robot kit combines a modular frame and a microcontroller with integrated motor drivers into a customizable robotics platform that is perfect for classroom and home learning. The SparkFun Inventor's Kit (SIK) includes many of the components needed to complete the nine different experiments through Sparkfun.com/RedBotGuide. These tutorials guide you through code examples and feature step-by-step instructions to help you customize your RedBot robotics platform. Use your LulzBot 3D printer to make aesthetic and functional modifications, further customizing your RedBot.Product Alert (1)
- Want Help?
The LulzBot support team is available for basic troubleshooting with connectors and assembly. For any board or electronic related issues please contact SparkFun at https://www.sparkfun.com/support.
The Sparkfun Inventor's Kit for RedBot features easy to follow guides for driving your robot through multiple input methods:
- Line following Infrared (IR) sensor
- Distance travelled through a magnetic hall-effect sensor
- Accelerometer-based collision avoidance
- Mechanical bumper for course correction
- Remote control through serial data
Note: Batteries are included.
- Parts & Specifications
One (1) Sparkfun Redbot Mainboard, Arduino Uno-Based
One (1) Shadow Chassis Made From Injection Molded ABS Plastic
Two (2) Wheels With Rubber Tires - 65 mm Diameter
Two (2) Motors - Up To 140 Rpm
One (1) Wheel Encoder Kit - Two Magnetic Hall-Effect Sensors With Magnets
One (1) Sparkfun Redbot Sensor - Accelerometer
Two (2) Sparkfun Redbot Sensor - Mechanical Bumpers
Three (3) Sparkfun Redbot Sensor - Infrared (IR) Line Follower
One (1) Sparkfun Redbot Buzzer
Five (5) Jumper Wires - 3-Pin, 15.24 cm (6 In) Long
One (1) Sparkfun USB Mini-B Cable - 1.82 m (6 Ft) Long
Four (4) AA Alkaline Batteries - 1500 mAh
One (1) Sparkfun Mini Screwdriver, Flat Blade
- Resources & Documentation
Watch Sarah from Sparkfun demo the SparkFun Inventor's Kit RedBot in collision avoidance mode.