SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot


Get Started with Robotics and Sensors

The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for RedBot is a great way to get started with two motor robotics and sensor integration using the Arduino programming language. The SIK for RedBot includes everything you need to complete nine circuits/projects that will teach you how to drive your RedBot, have it follow lines, control it remotely, and more.

  • Includes online guide with step-by-step instructions
  • Provides full example code and troubleshooting tips
  • Can serve as the next step after the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit
  • Does not require previous electronics, programming, or soldering experience
  • Great stepping stone to building your own robotic inventions

Recommend one kit for every two students.

ROB-12649 SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot
  • 1x SparkFun RedBot Mainboard
  • 1x Shadow Chassis
  • 1x SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Accelerometer
  • 2x SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Mechanical Bumper
  • 3x SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Line Follower
  • 1x SparkFun RedBot Buzzer
  • 2x Hobby Gearmotor - 140 RPM
  • 2x Wheel - 65mm (Rubber Tire)
  • 1x Wheel Encoder Kit
  • 5x Jumper Wire - 3-pin, 6"
  • 1x SparkFun USB Mini-B Cable - 6 Foot
  • 1x SparkFun Mini Screwdriver
  • 4x AA Alkaline Battery - 1500 mAh

More information on these parts

  • Circuit 1: Software Install and Basic Test
  • Circuit 2: Drive Forward
  • Circuit 3: Turning
  • Circuit 4: Push to Start & Making Sounds
  • Circuit 5: Bumpers
  • Circuit 6: Line Following with IR Sensors
  • Circuit 7: Encoder
  • Circuit 8: Accelerometer
  • Circuit 9: Remote Control