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 for RedBot (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 with the SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot?
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.