What is mBot?

mBot is an all-in-one solution for kids to enjoy the hands-on experience about programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, controlled by Bluetooth, this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for your kid to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

Contains 38 assembly parts that can be assembled in 10 minutes and colour-labeled RJ25 ports for convenient wiring, making sure more time can be spent on programming and creativity.

Contains 38 assembly parts

Graphical Programming

Drag-and-drop graphical programming software mBlock developed based on Scratch 2.0 provides a quick way for kids to learn programming, control the robot, and realize multiple functions from the robot.

Scratch 2.0

Fun, and Fun

mBot is all about fun and creativity. It comes with various basic pre-assembled options, including obstacle-avoidance car, line-following vehicle, remote control car, and can be used in multiple games like balloon bursting game, soccer playing, sumo, and etc.

Infinite Extensibility

The mechanical body of the mBot is compatible with Makeblock platform and most of Lego parts, while the electronic parts of it is developed based on the Arduino open source ecosystem. This makes sure that the mBot has infinite extensibility, using any mechanical parts and electronic modules you need to turn it into your "dream robot".

Unique Curriculum System

To help teachers, parents, or kids get started easier and faster, you will also find that we provide online manuals and two online courses that will be updated regularly. These online tutorials are developed and maintained by teachers, especially scratch teachers, at home and abroad.

Bluetooth or 2.4G

If you're trying to figure out the difference between Bluetooth version and 2.4G version, check this comparison chart.

  Bluetooth Version 2.4G Version
Suitable individual users or family Classroom
Host computer 
requirement
Support Bluetooth No
Paring Bluetooth Paring No paring, the same technology 
with wireless mouse; No singal interference like Bluetooth
Driver needed Yes No
App Yes No

Specifications

Software and 
programming
mBlock (graphical) based on Scratch 2.0 - Mac, Windows
Arduino IDE
Inputs Light sensor, button, infrared receiver, ultrasonic, sensor, line follower
Outputs Buzzer, RGB LED, Infrared emitting, two motor, ports
Microcontroller Based on Arduino Uno
Power 3.7VDC lithium battery (charger on board) or four 1.5V AA batteries 
(not included)
Wireless 
Communication
Bluetooth (Bluetooth Version)
2.4GHz wireless serial (2.4G Version)
Dimensions 17 x 13 x 9 cm assembled
Weight 400g assembled

Parts List

  • 2x Micro TT motor
  • 1x Universal wheel
  • 1x Me Ultrasonic sensor
  • 1x mCore
  • 15x Socket Cap Screw M4 x 8
  • 1x Me Line follower
  • 2x 90T Plastic Wheel
  • 6x Countersunk Screw M3 x 25
  • 2x Tyre 90T B
  • 8x Nut M3
  • 1x 2.4G wireless serial-module
  • 1x 2.4G wireless serial-USB
  • 2x Velcro
  • 4x Self-drilling Screw M2.2 x 9.5
  • 1x Line follower map
  • 4x Brass stud M4 x25
  • 2x 6P6C RJ25 cable-20cm
  • 1x IR Controller
  • 1x Chassis
  • 1x USB A-Male to B-Male Cable 1m
  • 1x Instruction Book
  • 1x Battery holder 4 AA
  • 1x Screw driver

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