Something Old, Something New, Something… something… Solarbotics!(Happy Turkey Day!)
|Solarbotics Herbie the Mousebot v2 Kit
No turkey here; just a fast robot mouse. Medium soldering skill necessary to build this flashlight-chasing mousebot.
|Solarbotics Turbot Tumbling Robot Kit
This medium-complexity retro BEAM Robotics light-seeking tumbling robot is back for a limited time!
|Solarbotics Sumovore Mini-Sumo Kit
For the original “robot fighting competition”, the Sumovore kit robot kit. Recommended for competent solderers only.
|Solarbotics SolarSpeeder v2.0 Kit
A Tesla may be electric, but does it carry it’s own solar cell? This one does, and offers high speed bursts of solar-powered movement in the palm of your hand.
Good beginner kit for learning basics of mechanical assembly and soldering.
|Solarbotics Photopopper Photovore V5.0 Kit
Slightly more advanced than the SolarSpeeder is this robot kit. Solar-powered, light-seeking, obstacle-avoiding robots are still something you don’t see everyday (but should!).
|Junkbots, Bugbots, and Bots on Wheels Book
We wrote the book on… this book. Actually, Solarbotics’ founder Dave Hrynkiw did write this guide to building simple, effective robots and gadgets out of techno-recycling. Get it dedicated & signed on request too!
|Ultimate BrutusBot Bundle
Created for workshops, this bundle of parts lets you create your own Arduino-based carpet-crawler with swivelling optical distance sensor feedback.
Recommended for advanced builders.
|Solarbotics CMDR (Compact Motor Driver Robot) Shield Kit
Stick a powerful Motor / Servo breakout board onto your Arduino-compatible.
|Solarbotics L298 Compact Motor Driver Kit
All those L298 Motor breakout boards? Yeah, they’re based on this – the original Compact Motor Driver. Ideal for driving up to 2 beefy motors for your electronics project.
Solarbotics’ Freeduino was one of the first Arduino-compatible semi-kits on the market. We’ve done the SMD soldering, you get to solder on the big parts.
|Parallax Scribbler Robot V3
This complete robot is out-of-the-box ready to go. Parallax makes robot experimentation a quick and easy plug-in-and-go experience with wonderful documentation. Great beginner gift.
|BoE-Bot Robot Kit (USB)
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|MiP Robotic Platform
2-wheeled balancing robotics with smartphone connectivity and gesture recognition, on a very hackable platform.
|SparkFun WeevilEye – Beginner Soldering Kit
Weevil’s in your stocking? Eh, why not? Usually just coal in there anyways…
|Micro Gripper Kit A – Straight Mount
How else would you handle fruitcake? A fork?! BAH!
|Ardumoto – Motor Driver Shield
Quick and easy motor driving for your Arduino-compatible.
25% OFF: $30.50CAD
|Solar Gearbox Kit – Six-Leg Walking Type
Labeling it “solar” means it uses an efficient, low-power motor to drive the gearing. An excellent hacking platform.
25% OFF: $14.85CAD
|Amphibious Solar Vehicle Kit
Ideal for a day at the beach. Or on a Calgary wet and melty winter day…
25% OFF: $41.25CAD
|Quick Starter Kit for Pi 2
Get a Raspberry Pi 2 in the drawer you want to put to work? Here’s the case, power, 8GB Noobs, and all the cabling you’ll need to get it going.
23% OFF: $49.95CAD
|Robotic Beetle with Controller Kit
Black & yellow on a beetle is a warning. Imagine what it means on a robot beetle…
25% OFF: $60.00CAD