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Interactive C Robot Kit

Posted by in Intermediate, Robot Kits

Ordering Information

Order Code: INTCROBOT
Manufacturer: Inex
Price: £159.00

Overview

The Interactive C robot kit is based on Inex’s AX-11 robot controller board, which is a modified version of the popular Handy Board by MIT. The AX-11 is a 68HC11-based controller that enables the user to build mobile robots for educational, hobbyist and industrial purposes. It incorporates 32KB of non-volatile RAM, six digital inputs, eight digital outputs, 21 analogue inputs, four DC motor drivers, six servo motor drivers and a 16×2 character LCD. The AX-11 board is a popular choice for robot design courses, projects and competitions in colleges and universities worldwide.

Features

  • Quick and easy to assemble – no soldering required.
  • Programmed using Interactive C – ideal for experienced users and for use in further and higher education.
  • Complete package includes everything required to conduct a number of different robot projects.
  • Experiments cover basic movement, collision detection, light detection, line tracing, contactless collision detection and distance measurement techniques.
  • Supplied with detailed and easy-to-follow documentation covering construction and C language programming of the robot.
  • Wide range of optional interface boards and sensors available.

AX-11 Robot Controller Module Specifications

The “brains” of the Interactive C Robot is the AX-11 microcontroller board, which features:

  • Based on Freescale 68HC11 microcontroller.
  • 32KB RAM with battery backup.
  • Four DC motor outputs.
  • Six servo motor outputs.
  • Six digital inputs.
  • Eight digital outputs.
  • 21 analogue input channels.
  • Serial communications port.
  • LCD connector and contrast adjustment potentiometer.
  • Piezo speaker.
  • On/off switch and low battery indicator.
  • Powered from six rechargeable AA batteries.

Package Contents

  • 1 x AX-11 controller board with 16×2 character LCD.
  • 1 x battery holder box
  • 2 x ZX-01 touch sensors
  • 3 x ZX-03 infrared reflective sensor
  • 1 x GP2D120 IR ranger
  • 1 x baseplate
  • 1 x wheel and track set
  • 1 x screws and fixings pack
  • 1 x plastic joiners set
  • 2 x DC motor with 48:1 gearbox
  • 2 x DC motor with 120:1 gearbox
  • 4 x motor mounting

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Robo51 Robot Kit

Posted by in Intermediate, Robot Kits

Ordering Information

Order Code: ROBO51
Manufacturer: Inex
Price: £99.00

The Robo51 is a medium skill level robot kit that is an ideal platform for the teaching of microcontroller programming in colleges and universities. Also suitable for anyone with an interest in 8051 microcontrollers and robots in general.

The Robo51 uses an Atmel T89C51AC2 microcontroller, which can be programmed using various languages such as assembler, BASIC and C.

Features

  • Quick and easy to assemble – no soldering required.
  • Can be programmed using assembly language, BASIC or C – ideal for more experienced users and for use in further and higher education.
  • Complete package includes everything required to conduct a number of different robot projects.
  • Experiments cover basic movement, collision detection, line tracing and contactless collision detection techniques plus use of infrared remote control.
  • Supplied with detailed and easy-to-follow documentation covering construction and C language programming of the robot.
  • Wide range of optional interface boards and sensors available.

RBX-51AC2 Robot Controller Module Specifications

The “brains” of the ROBO-51 is the RBX-51AC2 microcontroller board, which features:

  • Based on Atmel T89C51AC2 microcontroller.
  • Two DC motor outputs.
  • Three servo motor outputs.
  • Five digital I/O lines.
  • Six analogue input channels.
  • UART serial communications port.
  • I2C port.
  • Three LED indicators.
  • LCD connector and contrast adjustment potentiometer.
  • Piezo speaker.
  • Program/run switch.
  • On/off switch and low battery indicator.
  • Powered from four AA batteries (not included, 1700mAH or higher rechargeable batteries recommended).

Package Contents

  • 1 x RBX-51AC2 controller board with 16×2 character LCD
  • 1 x battery holder box
  • 2 x ZX-01 touch sensors
  • 2 x ZX-03Q infrared reflective sensor
  • 2 x ZX-08 infrared objector
  • 1 x ER-4 38kHz infrared remote control
  • 1 x ZX-IRM 38kHz infrared receiver
  • 1 x baseplate
  • 1 x wheel and track set
  • 1 x screws and fixings pack
  • 1 x plastic joiners set
  • 2 x DC motor with 48:1 gearbox
  • 2 x motor mounting

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RoboPica Robot Kit

Posted by in Intermediate, Robot Kits

Ordering Information

Order Code: ROBOPICA
Manufacturer: Inex
Price: £99.00

Overview

The RoboPica is a medium skill level robot kit that is an ideal platform for the teaching of microcontroller programming in colleges and universities. Also suitable for anyone with an interest in PIC microcontrollers and robots in general.

The RoboPica uses a Microchip PIC16F887 micr0controller, which can be programmed using various languages such as assembler, BASIC and C. Supplied in the kit is a USB programmer that is compatible with Microchip’s MPLAB development software.

Features

  • Quick and easy to assemble – no soldering required.
  • Can be programmed using assembly language, BASIC or C – ideal for more experienced users and for use in further and higher education.
  • Complete package includes everything required to conduct a number of different robot projects.
  • Experiments cover basic movement, collision detection, line tracing and contactless collision detection techniques plus use of infrared remote control.
  • Supplied with detailed and easy-to-follow documentation covering construction and C language programming of the robot.
  • Wide range of optional interface boards and sensors available.

RBX-877 Controller Module Specifications

The “brains” of the RoboPica is the RBX-877 microcontroller board, which features:

  • Based on Microchip PIC16F887 microcontroller.
  • Two DC motor outputs.
  • Three servo motor outputs.
  • Eight programmable port lines.
  • UART serial communications port.
  • I2C port.
  • Pushbutton input.
  • Programmable LED indicator.
  • Interrupt button and external interrupt connector.
  • LCD connector and contrast adjustment potentiometer.
  • Piezo speaker.
  • ICD2 in-system programming connector.
  • On/off switch and low battery indicator.
  • Powered from four AA batteries (not included, 1700mAH or higher rechargeable batteries recommended).

Package Contents

  • 1 x RBX-877 controller board with 16×2 character LCD.
  • 1 x battery holder box.
  • 2 x ZX-01 touch sensors.
  • 2 x ZX-03 infrared reflective sensor.
  • 1 x GP2D120 distance sensor.
  • 1 x ER-4 38kHz infrared remote control.
  • 1 x ZX-IRM 38kHz infrared receiver.
  • 1 x baseplate.
  • 1 x wheel and track set.
  • 1 x screws and fixings pack.
  • 1 x plastic joiners set.
  • 2 x DC motor with 48:1 gearbox.
  • 2 x motor mounting.
  • 1 x PX-200 USB PIC programmer.

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MicroCamp V2.0 Robot Kit

Posted by in Intermediate

Ordering Information

Order Code: MICROCAMPV2
Manufacturer: Inex
Price: £89.00

Overview

The MicroCamp V2.0 is based on an Atmel ATmega8 ABR microcontroller board, which can be easily programmed using a number of programming languages for the AVR. The kit is easy to assemble and program and is ideally suited to hobbyists, educational use and anyone with an interest in microcontrollers and robotics.

Features

  • Quick and easy to assemble – no soldering required.
  • Can be programmed using assembly language, BASIC or C – ideal for more experienced users and for use in further and higher education.
  • Complete package includes everything required to conduct a number of different robot projects.
  • Experiments cover basic movement, collision detection, line tracing and contactless collision detection techniques plus use of infrared remote control.
  • Supplied with detailed and easy-to-follow documentation covering construction and C language programming of the robot.
  • Wide range of optional interface boards and sensors available.

MicroCamp Robot Controller Module Specifications

The “brains” of the MicroCamp V2.0 is the MicroCamp microcontroller board, which features:

  • Based on Atmel ATmega8 microcontroller operating at 16MHz clock rate.
  • 8KB Flash programmable memory.
  • Two DC motor outputs.
  • Two pushbutton switch inputs.
  • Two LED outputs.
  • Five analogue input channels.
  • Serial communications port.
  • Piezo speaker.
  • In-system programmable using supplied PX-400 programmer.
  • Powered from four AA batteries (not included, 1700mAH or higher rechargeable batteries recommended).

Package Contents

  • 1 x MicroCamp controller board.
  • 1 x battery holder box.
  • 2 x ZX-01 touch sensors.
  • 1 x GP2D120 distance sensor.
  • 1 x ER-4 infrared remote control.
  • 1 x ZX-IR infrared sensor.
  • 1 x circular chassis.
  • 2 x wheels and tires.
  • 1 x screws and fixings pack.
  • 1 x plastic joiners set.
  • 2 x DC motor with 48:1 gearbox.
  • 2 x motor mounting.
  • 1 x PX-400 AVR programmer.
  • 1 x CX-4 RS-232 serial cable.

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RoboStamp Robot Kit

Posted by in Beginner, Robot Kits

Ordering Information

Order Code: ROBOSTAMP
Manufacturer: Inex
Availability: In Stock
Price: £89.00

Overview

The RoboStamp robot kit is based on a BASIC Stamp2SX microcontroller board, which can be easily programmed using Parallax’s PBASIC language. The kit is easy to assemble and program and is ideally suited to hobbyists, educational use and anyone with an interest in microcontrollers and robotics.

Features

  • Quick and easy to assemble – no soldering required.
  • Programmed using easy-to-use PBASIC language – ideal for robot beginners and use in schools and colleges.
  • Complete package includes everything required to build and operate a number of different robot projects.
  • Experiments cover simple wheel and track-based robots, collision detection, light following and line tracing techniques.
  • Supplied with detailed and easy-to-follow documentation covering robot assembly and programming.
  • Wide range of optional interface boards and sensors available.

Stamp-Box Robot Controller Module Specifications

The “brains” of the RoboStamp is the Stamp-Box microcontroller board, which features:

  • Based on BASIC Stamp2SX controller.
  • 16KB memory (divided into eight 2KB blocks).
  • Two DC motor outputs.
  • Three RC servo motor outputs.
  • Seven digital input/output channels.
  • Eight 10-bit analogue input channels.
  • Piezo speaker.
  • Download programs via RS-232 serial port or USB (using included USB to RS-232 adapter).
  • Powered from four AA batteries (not included, 1700mAH or higher rechargeable batteries recommended).

Package Contents

  • 1 x Stamp-Box controller board.
  • 1 x battery holder box.
  • 2 x ZX-01 touch sensors.
  • 3 x ZX-03Q infrared reflective sensors.
  • 1 x GP2D120 distance sensor.
  • 1 x ER-4 infrared remote control.
  • 1 x ZX-IR infrared sensor.
  • 1 x circular chassis.
  • 2 x wheels and tires.
  • 1 x universal baseplate.
  • 1 x tracks and wheels set.
  • 1 x axles pack.
  • 1 x screws and fixings pack.
  • 1 x plastic joiners set.
  • 2 x DC motor with 48:1 gearbox.
  • 2 x motor mounting.
  • 1 x CX-4 RS-232 serial cable.
  • 1 x USB-serial converter.

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RoboBox 3.0 Robot Kit

Posted by in Beginner, Robot Kits

Ordering Information

Order Code: ROBOBOX3
Manufacturer: Inex
Availability: In Stock
Price: £89.00

Overview

ROBOBOX 3.0 (from Robobox.io) is an intelligent robot kit that is ideal for beginners and suitable for everyone who wants to learn about robotics. A compact programmable microcontroller board acts to control the workings of the robot and users use the friendly LOGO language in either text or graphical icons making it ideal for those with no previous programming experience.

Features

  • Quick and easy to assemble – no soldering required.
  • Programmed using easy-to-use LOGO language – ideal for robot beginners, those with no programming experience and use in schools and colleges.
  • Complete packages including everything required to build and operate five different robot projects.
  • Experiments cover simple wheel and track-based robots, light-following and line-tracing techniques plus use in sumo and fire-fighting competitions.
  • Supplied with detailed and easy-to-follow documentation covering robot assembly and programming.
  • Wide range of optional interface boards and sensors available.

Five Robot Projects

1 – COMPACT-BOT – a simple wheeled robot that detects collisions using touch sensors.
2 – LIGHT-BOT – a wheeled robot that detects and follows a light source.
3 – PICOTANK-BOT – a track-based robot that follows a line.
4 – SUMOTANK-BOT – a track-based robot for sumo competitions.
5 – SUMOPACT-BOT – a wheel-based robot for sumo competitions.

i-BOX 3.0 Robot Controller Module Specifications

The “brains” of the RoboBox 3.0 is the i-BOX 3.0 microcontroller board, which features:

  • 16KB memory.
  • Four DC motor outputs.
  • Four digital inputs.
  • Two digital outputs.
  • Four 10-bit analogue input channels.
  • E-bus port.
  • Piezo speaker.
  • Download programs via RS-232 serial port or USB (using included USB to RS-232 adapter).
  • Powered from four AA batteries (not included, 1700mAH or higher rechargeable batteries recommended).

Package Contents

  • 1 x i-BOX 3.0 controller board.
  • 2 x ZX-01 touch sensor.
  • 2 x ZX-02 Cds light sensor.
  • 2 x ZX-03 infrared reflective sensor.
  • 1 x GP2D120 infrared distance sensor.
  • 1 x aluminium baseplate.
  • 1 x tracks and wheels set.
  • 1 x screws and fixings pack.
  • 1 x plastic joiners set.
  • 2 x DC motor with 48:1 gearbox.
  • 2 x DC motor with 120:1 gearbox.
  • 4 x motor mounting.
  • 1 x CX-4 RS-232 serial cable.
  • 1 x USB-serial converter.
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