WS AlphaBot2 Acce robot DIY kit for Raspberry Pi Zero/Zero W

R1,263.85  Inc VAT

AlphaBot2-PiZero Acce Pack requires the controller Raspberry Pi Zero/Zero W /Zero WH if you don't have one in hand please use the links to add them to your order. Batteries are not included.

Overview

This AlphaBot2 robot kit is designed to use with Raspberry Pi Zero/Zero W (not included). It features rich common robot functions including line tracking, obstacle avoiding, ultrasonic ranging, Bluetooth/infrared/WiFi remote control (Bluetooth and WiFi are Zero W specific), video monitoring, etc.

Thanks to the highly integrated modular design, it is fairly easy to assemble by a snap, no soldering, no wiring. After a few minutes spent on hardware assembling, you're almost there, our open source demo codes is ready to help you get started fast.

AlphaBot2 Features

AlphaBot2 employs a 2-layer structure to provide excellent stability and compatibility.

AlphaBot2-Base, the lower base chassis:

  • 5-ch infrared sensor, analog output, combined with PID algorithm, stable line tracking
  • Onboard modules like line tracking, obstacle avoiding, needs no messy wiring
  • TB6612FNG dual H-bridge motor driver, compared with L298P, it's more efficient, more compact, and less heating
  • N20 micro gear motor, with metal gears, low noise, high accuracy
  • Onboard RGB LEDs, true color lighting, pretty cool

AlphaBot2-PiZero, the upper adapter board for controller:

  • LM2596 voltage regulator, provides the Pi with stable 5V power
  • TLC1543 AD acquisition chip, allows the Pi to use analog sensors
  • PCA9685 servo controller, make it more smoothly to rotate the pan head
  • CP2102 UART converter, easy for controlling the Pi via UART
  • USB HUB chip, more USB ports for devices like NIC

What's on the AlphaBot2-Base

  1. AlphaBot2 control interface: for connecting sorts of controller adapter board
  2. Ultrasonic module interface
  3. Obstacle avoiding indicators
  4. Omni-direction wheel
  5. ST188: reflective infrared photoelectric sensor, for obstacle avoiding
  6. ITR20001/T: reflective infrared photoelectric sensor, for line tracking
  7. Potentiometer for adjusting obstacle avoiding range
  8. TB6612FNG dual H-bridge motor driver
  9. LM393 voltage comparator
  10. N20 micro gear motor reduction rate 1:30, 6V/600RPM
  11. Rubber wheels diameter 42mm, width 19mm
  12. Power switch
  13. Battery holder: supports 14500 batteries
  14. WS2812B: true color RGB LEDs
  15. Power indicator

What's on the AlphaBot2-PiZero

  1. AlphaBot2 control interface: for connecting AlphaBot2-Base
  2. LM2596: 5V voltage regulator
  3. Raspberry Pi interface: for connecting Raspberry Pi Zero/Zero W
  4. IR receiver
  5. Buzzer
  6. FE1.1S: USB HUB chip
  7. 12M crystal
  8. USB TO UART: easy for controlling the Pi via UART
  9. USB HUB interface: extends the USB port of Raspberry Pi Zero/Zero W
  10. CP2102: USB TO UART converter
  11. PCA9685: servo controller, make it more smoothly to rotate the pan head
  12. TLC1543: 10-bit AD acquisition chip, allows the Pi to use analog sensors
  13. Servo interface
  14. USB indicators
  15. USB ports: more USB capability

Examples

AlphaBot2 multi robots line following

AlphaBot2-PiZero robot obstacle avoiding

AlphaBot2-PiZero robot RGB LED remote control

AlphaBot2-PiZero robot video monitor

AlphaBot2-PiZero robot Bluetooth control

Development Resources

Wiki : www.waveshare.com/wiki/AlphaBot2-PiZero

Note: this product requires two 14500 batteries to work, which are NOT included and should be purchased separately. Even though the battery holder fits the normal AA batteries DO NOT USE THEM!  A 14500 lithium cell is identical in shape and size to a standard AA battery. But that is where the similarities end. AA supplies 1.5V each where 14500 supply 3.7V each.


Package Includes:

  1. AlphaBot2-PiZero (adapter board) x1
  2. AlphaBot2-Base (base chassis) x1
  3. RPi Camera (B) x1
  4. Ultrasonic sensor
  5. Micro SD Card 16GB x1
  6. Power adapter US standard 5V/2.5A USB output x1
  7. SG90 servo x2
  8. 2 DOF pan and tilt kit x1
  9. IR remote controller x1
  10. FC-20P cable 8cm x1
  11. Micro USB connector x1
  12. RPi Zero V1.3 Camera Cable 30cm x1
  13. USB type A plug to micro B plug cable x1
  14. AlphaBot2-PiZero screws x1
  15. Micro SD Card Reader x1 
  16. Screwdriver x1 
  • Availability: 5
  • Model: 1D1 Alphabot2 Zero
  • Manufacturer: WaveShare