Tutorials

Where to Start with Robotics

In this post I’m going to talk about what I consider a robot (and not a robot), cover some of the basics to start with robotics, and give some examples from a successful class I have been leading at a local makerspace.
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Tutorials

CanDo Line Following Robot

Why?

CanDo is a gentle introduction to robotics for anyone who’s just starting out with electronics or programming. It assembles in about 20 minutes and requires no soldering or wire stripping. Kits are $100.

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Step by Step

Some arduino starter kits will teach you to turn on a light or move a motor and then expect you to figure out the rest by yourself. CanDo gives a bit more direction and a greater feeling of accomplishment, because when you will build your own robot. For those who still want to go even further, we offer this challenge: Can you improve on the CanDo to solve a maze?

Details

Each CanDo comes with all the parts you need to build your robot. Just add a 9v battery and you’re ready to go!

Read the assembly instructions and things to try on the Wiki