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RoboStamp Robot Kit

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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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