Insectbot is an Arduino-based 2-servo walker robot with one infrared sensor to detect obstacles. This easy-to-assemble kit is designed to enable creative engineering and robotics learning for age 6 and above. It is the best way to start building robots based on Arduino.
The brain of Insectbot is "world’s smallest Leonardo", a.k.a. Beetle. It is ideal for DIY projects, wearable projects and etc. Its body is made up of two 9-gram servos powered by a rechargable 3.7V LiPo battery. Its eyes are an infrared sensor to detect obstacles. It requires no special tools except a soldering iron, scissors, screwdriver, pliers. You can decorate your Insectbot Mini to give him a unique, cute or funny Christmas outfit. We also provide a step-by-step instruction to help you assemble it.
We provide 3 programming languages for you such as Ardublock, Mind+ and Arduino IDE. For beginners, you can program it simply by dragging and dropping pre-designed blocks visa visual programming softwares Ardublock and Mind+. For advanced DIYers, you also modify Arduino IDE for your liking.
Programming Insectbot with Ardublock
Programming Insectbot with Arduino IDE