Suited for Intermediate Users

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 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.

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Works with: LulzBot Mini 1, LulzBot TAZ 6, LulzBot TAZ 5
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  • Features

    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

    Parts Included

    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
SparkFun Redbot Inventor's Kit

Watch Sarah from Sparkfun demo the SparkFun Inventor's Kit RedBot in collision avoidance mode.

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