• Frys.com #7580566
  • Manufacturer: PARALLAX
  • UPC #644890350014
  • Model #130-35000
  • Kit Contents:

    • Board of Education Shield PCB
    • High-quality aluminum robot chassis, continuous rotation servos, and wheels
    • Boe-Boost Module
    • All the electronic components and sensors needed for the Robotics activities
    • All the assembly hardware needed (nuts, screws standoffs) Parallax Screwdriver


     

     

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    PARALLAX ROBOT SHIELD KT


    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # 130-35000 )

    Make your Arduino the onboard brain of a mobile robot and learn robotics, electronics, and programming with this versatile kit and its accompanying step-by-step lessons. The Board of Education Shield plugs into your own Arduino (not included) and mounts on the popular Boe-Bot robot chassis.

    Key Features:

    • Beginner-friendly - No programming experience needed
    • Open platform - Exposed circuitry allows you to learn and create your own electronic circuits
    • Solder-free - Experiment with custom circuits on the breadboard (no special-brand connectors
    • Understandable - Included text provides easy-to-follow tutorials
    • Autonomous - Touch, light and infrared sensors let the Boe-Bot navigate on its own
    • Expandable - Additional sensors and hardware expansion kits are available to get the most our of your robot

    With this kit and your own Arduino module, you can follow the Robotics with the Board of Education Shield for Arduino lessons with over 40 hands-on activities.

    • Learning to program your robot's Arduino Brain
    • Calibrating the robot's continuous rotation servo motors Using lights and speakers for status indicators
    • Assembling the robot
    • Preprogrammed navigation
    • Using touch-switches to navigate by contact with objects
    • Using phototransistors to navigate by light
    • Using non-contact infrared sensors to measure distance and avoid or follow objects



    Requirements


    RobotC works with this kit. Your own Arduino Uno, Mega, or Duemilanove module and programming cable is required; not included.
    Requires: five (5) 1.5V AA batteries, not included.





    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Level: Intermediate
    Build Style: Kits
    Type: Robot



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