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The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass, LED display, and Bluetooth technology built in.
R299.90  Inc VAT
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero WH so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.
R549.90  Inc VAT
R593.50
Go on.....give away your age. You remember these?
R8,990.80  Inc VAT
R189.90  Inc VAT
R1,349.90  Inc VAT
R99.90  Inc VAT
R99.90  Inc VAT
R149.90  Inc VAT
R389.90  Inc VAT
micro:bit Essentials Kit (3A4 micro:bit Essentials Kit)

Video on micro:bit https://youtu.be/Wuza5WXiMkc

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass, LED display, and Bluetooth technology built in.

It measures 4cm by 5cm, is available in a range of colours, and designed to be fun and easy to use. It can be coded with something simple in seconds – like lighting up its LEDs or displaying a pattern – with no prior knowledge of computing.

It also connects to other devices, sensors, kits and objects, and is a companion to Arduino, Galileo, Kano, littleBits and Raspberry Pi, acting as a spring board to more complex learning.

Each element is completely programmable via easy-to-use software on a dedicated website that can be accessed from a PC, tablet or mobile.

Product Overview

Get creative, get connected & get coding with the micro:bit go. A complete set containing all the parts and inspirational ideas to get started with the micro:bit. Each micro:bit go contains 1x micro:bit, USB cable, battery holder & 2x AAA batteries along with a Quick Start Guide featuring 4 fun ideas all in a retail ready pack. The micro:bit go is the quickest and easiest way for children to get going with the micro:bit. The micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that you can code, customise and control to bring your digital ideas, games and apps to life. Measuring 4cm by 5cm, and designed to be fun and easy to use, users can create anything from games and animations to scrolling stories at school, at home and on the go - all you need is imagination and creativity. The micro:bit is completely programmable. That means each of its LEDs can be individually programmed as can its buttons, inputs and outputs, accelerometer, magnetometer and Bluetooth Smart Technology. The micro:bi
  • Microprocessor: 32-bit ARM® Cortex™ M0 CPU
  • A 5x5 LED matrix with 25 red LEDs to light up and can display animiated patterns, scrolling text and alphanumeric characters
  • Two programmable buttons. Use them as a games controller, or control music on a smart phone
  • On-board motion detector or 3-AXIS digital accelerometer that can detect movement e.g. shake, tilt or free-fall
  • A built-in compass, 3D magnetometer to sense which direction you're facing and your movement in degrees and detect the presence of certain metals and magnets
  • Bluetooth® Smart Technology. Connect the micro:bit to other micro:bits, devices, phones, tablets, cameras and other everday objects
  • 20 pin edge connector: This allows the micro:bit to be connected to other devices such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Galileo and Kano through a standard connector
  • Micro-USB controller: This is controlled by a separate processor and presents the micro:bit to a computer as a memory stick
  • Five Ring Input and Output (I/O) including power (PWR), ground (GRD) and 3 x I/O.
  • System LED x 1 (yellow)
  • System push button switch x 1

Applications

Embedded Design & Development

Contents

1 x micro:bit board
1 x USB cable
1 x Battery holder
2 x batteries


More info available at https://microbit.org/guide/

The micro:bit pins http://microbit.org/guide/hardware/pins/

Explore the many features of micro: bit at http://microbit.org/guide/features/

And loads more great links available at http://microbit.org/index/

Program micro:bit using Raspberry Pi at https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-microbit

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection, a built-in compass, LED display, and Bluetooth technology built in.
R299.90  Inc VAT
Raspberry Pi Zero WH V1 Essentials Kit(Wireless With Presoldered Header) (zero WH V1 ess kit)
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero Wireless H so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.

The Kit includes:


Getting Started with Raspberry Pi
This brilliant Starter Kit is a perfect starting point to get you up and running with your RPI Zero WH so you can get Playing / Making/ Prototyping etc ASAP.
R549.90  Inc VAT
R593.50
Counter Top Arcade 2 player (arcade 2 player)
These arcades are available in different designs and colours. Please give us a call at 087 702 2764 for availability.

Pishop has created this pre-built beauty that will take you back to the good old days. We made them just a little bit smaller to fit on your lapa or kitchen table. 550mm x 540mm x 890mm with a 19.5 inch display.

Dual player controls with all the good 2D games you remember.
We also include a T16 remote control for easy use on Kodi as a media center.

Unfortunately we cannot offer the standard flat rate R100 shipping on these units as they are too heavy and bulky. Please also ask about shipping rates to your area. You are as always still welcome to collect at our premises.

Cabinet:

Proudly locally designed and manufactured 11 panel arcade case with high quality matt vinyl wrapping.
550mm x 540mm x 890mm (LxWxH)

Display:

Tech Specs

 

Product Description

Mecer LED monitor - 19.5"

Device Type

LED-backlit LCD monitor - 19.5"

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Native Resolution

1366 x 768 at 60 Hz

Brightness

250 cd/m²

Contrast Ratio

5000000:1 (dynamic)

Response Time

2 ms

Colour Support

16.7 million colours

Input Connectors

VGA/HDMI

Colour

Black

 

Sound system:

Tech Specs

 

Product Description

Logitech Z211 - speaker system

Product Type

Speaker system - 2.1-channel

Localisation

EMEA

System Components

2 speakers, subwoofer

Speaker Type

Active

Amplifier

Integrated

Power Options

USB powered


Power supply:

Specifications:
Input Voltage:AC 110/220V
Output Voltage:DC12V
Max Current:5A
Power:60W
Frequency:50/60Hz
Size:About 110mm x 79mm x 37mm

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/power-other/110220v-12v-5a-miniature-switching-power-supply

Zero delay controller x 2:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/arcade/zero-delay-arcade-usb-encoder_1132

Features

  • "Zero Delay" Lag-Free USB Encoder
  • Plug and Play USB Encoder
  • Fully Compatible with Raspberry Pi (in addition to Windows/XP etc.)
  • Includes Wiring Loom
    • USB to Microcontroller
    • 1 x 5 Pin Joystick Loom
    • 16 x 2 Pin JST Button Wires 
  • Encoder Inputs
    • 1 x 5 Pin Joystick Input
    • 1 x 10 Pin Joystick Input
    • 12 x Unmapped Button Inputs
    • 4 x Hardware Preset Button Input
      • AUTO - For autofire
      • TURBO - For rapidfire
      • CLR - Clears AUTO/TURBO
      • MODE - Sets thumb-joystick mode
    • Dimensions: 85mm x 35mm x 10mm


Buttons x 16:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/arcade/arcade-button-blade-type-red

LENGTH: 6,2 cm
WIDTH: 3,7 cm
CIRCUMFERENCE: 19 cm
WEIGHT : 40g

Joystick x 2:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/arcade/round-8-way-joystick

LENGTH: 10cm
WIDTH: 9cm
CIRCUMFERENCE: 28cm
WEIGHT : 160g 

This joystick works using blades instead of switches.
The blades are replaceable and available as listed parts.

 

Pi 3 model B:

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/raspberry-pi-boards/raspberry-pi-3---model-b

Specifications

  • Processor
    • Broadcom BCM2387 chipset.
    • 2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 (64Bit)
    • 11 b/g/n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1 (Bluetooth Classic and LE)
  • GPU
    • Dual Core VideoCore IV® Multimedia Co-Processor. Provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode.
    • Capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
  • Memory
    • 1GB LPDDR2
  • Operating System
    • Boots from Micro SD card, running a version of the Linux operating system or Windows 10 IoT
  • Dimensions
    • 85 x 56 x 17mm
  • Power
    • Micro USB socket 5V, 2.5A if you want to add some power hungry USB devices

Connectors

  • Ethernet
    • 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket
  • Video Output
    • HDMI (rev 1.3 & 1.4)
    • Composite RCA (PAL and NTSC)
  • Audio Output
    • Audio Output 3.5mm jack
    • HDMI
    • USB 4 x USB 2.0 Connector
  • GPIO Connector
    • 40-pin 2.54 mm (100 mil) expansion header: 2x20 strip
    • Providing 27 GPIO pins as well as +3.3 V, +5 V and GND supply lines
  • Camera Connector
    • 15-pin MIPI Camera Serial Interface (CSI-2)
  • Display Connector
    • Display Serial Interface (DSI) 15 way flat flex cable connector with two data lanes and a clock lane
  • Memory Card Slot
    • Push/pull Micro SDIO ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
    • Power Converter for sound and Pi:

SD card
Comes pre-loaded with the following software:

Software:


All games loaded are from “My abandon ware”:

https://www.myabandonware.com/browse/developer/A/

How to load new games:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDdN6HieYvA

Go on.....give away your age. You remember these?
R8,990.80  Inc VAT
The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide 3rd edition including Pi 4 updates (book RPi beginners 3rd edition)

This 244-page official Raspberry Pi book is crammed with projects and beginner’s guides containing all the information you need to get started using your new computer!

Learn how to set up the Raspberry Pi, install an operating system, and start using it. Follow step-by-step guides to code your own animations and games, using both the Scratch and Python languages. Create amazing projects by connecting electronic components to the Pi’s GPIO pins. Plus much, much more!

244 pages of essential information:

  • Set up your Raspberry Pi for the first time
  • Learn to code using Scratch and Python
  • Control electronics: LEDs, buttons, and sensors
  • Add a camera to shoot photos and videos
  • Creating awe-inspiring projects
  • Specifically designed for beginners

R139.90  Inc VAT
The Raspberry Pi drinks coaster (rubber RPi coaster)

Protects your desk from unwanted spills

Eye-catching design really lightens up your workspace

Made from a flexible rubber, so durable and long lasting!

R54.90  Inc VAT
Babbage Bear (Babage bear)

He's here! Meet Babbage Bear the Official Mascot of the Raspberry Pi World.

Babbage is a lovely little chap (20cm tall) - he's made from piled fabric (he's so soft and fuzzy, ooh!) with loving eyes and a delicately stitched nose. He even sports his very own Raspberry Pi logo t-shirt!

His duties* include (but are not limited to):
  • Protecting you from magic blue smoke.
  • Last minute inspiration / guidance.
  • Making children smile.
  • Previously was CEO of a Fortune 250 company.
* Effectiveness not guaranteed, he's only a little bear...
R189.90  Inc VAT
Soldering Iron 1230 25W 220V (1C2 Magnum solder 1230 hand)
The Soldering Iron 1230 is the perfect iron for hobbiests, DIY home makers or someone who only has an occasional use for a Soldering Iron. The 1230 plugs straight into the wall, requiring no workstation at all. Soldering has never been so simple.

  • 220v 25w Thermally balanced soldering iron.
  • Temperature at rest ± 400 °C
  • Stainless steel element and barrel.
  • Long life iron-plated tips.
  • Support stand.
  • Plugs into any 220v AC power source.

Resources:
Introduction to soldering
Video: How to solder properly
The secrets to good soldering
R422.90  Inc VAT
Soldering Station SM2000 50W (1C5 Magnum station 2000)
The Soldering Station 2000 comes standard with the Soldering Iron 1000sp. They have been designed to operate together.

  • General purpose 24vAC 50w transformer station.
  • Safety-spring holder.
  • Cleaning sponge.
  • Spare tip storage.
  • Potential balance socket.
  • Supplied with standard SM100003 tip (EW-303)


Resources:
Introduction to soldering
Video: How to solder properly
The secrets to good soldering
R1,349.90  Inc VAT
School Educational My First Circuit Kit (2C3 My first circuit kit)
Specifications:
Color: Green
Material: Plastic
Battery: 2 X AA Battery (Not included)
Switch Size: (L)X(W) 71mm X 32mm(appr.)
Battery Holder Size: (L)X(W) 80mm X20mm(appr.)
Bulb Holder Size: (L)X(W) 71mm X32mm/(appr.)
 
Features:
 
1. Assisting teachers and parents in better physics teaching
2. Enrich children's leisure life, cultivate hands-on ability, and consolidate knowledge
3. Let kindergarten children and elementary school students learn physical knowledge by forming a simple circuit, series circuit, parallel circuit
 
Package includes:
4 X Bulbs
1 X Switch
2 X Bulb Holders
6 X Conductive Lines
2 X Battery Holders (Battery Not Included)
R89.90  Inc VAT
Picade DIY kit - 8 inch display (3B1 Picade 8inch)

Picade

The ultimate desktop retro arcade machine! Picade is a Raspberry Pi-powered mini arcade that you build yourself, with authentic arcade controls, a high resolution 4:3 display that's ideal for retro gaming, and a punchy speaker to hear those 8-bit game soundtracks at their best

The all-new Picade has been completely redesigned, from the inside out! There's new artwork, a new display and display driver board, dedicated power button, an all-new Picade X HAT, easier wiring, easier access to the interior of the cabinet, beautiful new packaging, a bunch of extra goodies (stickers and an enamel Picade pin), and a gorgeous Picade poster and assembly instructions.

Picade comes in kit form, and it'll take around two to three hours to build. The cabinet is made from powder-coated MDF, giving it a quality look and feel similar to a full-size arcade. All you'll need to add is a Raspberry Pi, power supply, and micro-SD card.

You can watch a video on  Picade at https://youtu.be/5iUuOH1Ip4A

Cabinet features

  • Black, powder-coated panels
  • Acrylic marquee and console with authentic artwork
  • Push-fit arcade buttons
  • Joystick with black ball top
  • 3" speaker (5W, 4Ω)
  • Easy access with removable back panel
  • Dedicated illuminated power button
  • Grippy rubber feet
  • Dimensions: 350x230x210mm

8-inch display features

  • 1024x768 (4:3 ratio) IPS (wide viewing angle) display
  • Pimoroni-designed and manufactured HDMI display driver board and keypad controls
  • Powered by micro-USB cable (included) from your Pi

10-inch display features

  • 1024x768 (4:3 ratio) IPS (wide viewing angle) display
  • Pimoroni-designed and manufactured HDMI display driver board and keypad controls
  • Powered by micro-USB cable (included) from your Pi

Picade X HAT features

  • Easy DuPont connectors for buttons and joystick
  • Push-fit speaker terminals
  • I2S audio DAC with 3W amplifier (mono)
  • Power management, power switch pins, and power button
  • 4-way joystick inputs
  • 6 player buttons
  • 4 utility buttons
  • Metal standoffs to hold your Picade X HAT securely

Extras

  • Picade enamel pin badge
  • Pimoroni Super Sticker Selection
  • Picade poster / assembly instructions

What's new!?

The cabinet is more compact, so it fits more neatly on your desk, but has a higher resolution 8"  or 10" display (1024x768). The display is driven by a new Pimoroni-designed and manufactured driver board, with keypad controls. It's an IPS panel, so it looks great from any viewing angle!

The all-new Picade X HAT is packed full of useful features. We've moved from more fiddly screw terminals to simple DuPont connectors that just push in, and the speaker terminals are the same easy push-fit connectors that we use on pHAT BEAT.

There's dedicated power management on-board Picade X HAT; just plug your micro-USB power supply into the HAT and it'll power your Pi through its pins. The power button connected to the HAT means that once your Pi is safely shutdown, the power will be cut completely to the Pi. A simple press of the power button will boot your Picade up again.

The new buttons in Picade are lower profile, and the new joystick has a single connector rather than the eight spade connectors on our previous Picade joystick.

A gorgeous new neon-look Picade logo on the marquee, and rainbow stripes on the console and screen-surround, evoke classic consoles, as do the assembly instructions and poster.

Building your Picade

We hope the included assembly instructions have everything you need to build your Picade, but we've also filmed a complete build video of Picade that you can watch as you build and learn some handy tips and tricks. Find it at https://youtu.be/gTgu1fUVsmw

The sections are also available separately in a playlist here.

We've also put together an online tutorial that incorporates the assembly instructions, important tips and amendments, and the videos for each section, so do check that out!

Software setup

We recommend the RetroPie operating system for your Picade. You can download it from the RetroPie website and then burn it to a micro-SD card with Etcher.

Connect a USB keyboard to your Pi, and connect to Wi-Fi in the RetroPie menu. Press F4 to exit to the terminal and then type curl https://get.pimoroni.com/picadehat | bash to run the Picade HAT installer.

Reboot your Pi, if it doesn't prompt you to. Press the "Alt" key on your keyboard and then select "Configure input" to configure your Picade's controls. You'll find that the sound and power button should both be working now too!

Notes

If your Picade display doesn't show anything when you first power it up, then it could be because the HDMI display is not being detected by the Raspberry Pi. This can happen because power isn't supplied to the USB ports on the Raspberry Pi for the first few seconds of booting. The solution is to edit the /boot/config.txt file on your RetroPie SD card, and add hdmi_force_hotplug=1 on a new line at the bottom of the file.

If you'd like to design your own artwork for your Picade, then we've made a handy PDF that has the outlines and dimensions of the marquee, screen shim, and console. You can download it from the Picade HAT GitHub repo here.

Where to find ROMs for RetroPie (free and legally) https://howchoo.com/g/otiwyjhlnzb/where-to-find-roms-for-retropie

and here http://cvaddict.com/article.php?articleid=15

R2,499.90  Inc VAT
Code Club Book of Scratch - Volume 1 (book code club scratch V1)



The first ever Code Club book is here! With it, 
you'll learn how to code using Scratch, the block-based programming language. In each chapter you’ll find instructions to build cool games, animations, and interactive stories. Your friendly robot guide will aid you step-by-step through each project and give you handy tips along the way.


• Learn to code using Scratch, the block-based language
• Follow step-by-step guides to create games and animations
• Use the magic glasses to reveal secret hints
• The spiral binding allows the book to lay flat 
• Includes 24 exclusive Code Club stickers!


R189.90  Inc VAT
The official Raspberry Pi Projects Book - Volume 4 (2019) (book projects book V4)



The Raspberry Pi is loved the world over by educators and makers thanks to it’s tiny size and endless possibilities. Find out why it's loved and how to use it with the latest official Projects Book - we’ve managed to stuff the fourth edition with another 200 pages of inspiring projects, practical tutorials, and definitive reviews.

  • Suitable for beginners and veterans
  • Get involved with the amazing Raspberry Pi community
  • Be inspired by incredible projects made by other people
  • Learn how to make with your Raspberry Pi with our help
  • Find out about the top kits and accessories for your Pi projects
  • And much, much more

R98.35  Inc VAT
R119.90
Drawstring Bag (Drawstring bag)

A lively red drawstring bag, perfect for school, going to the gym, carrying your mobile hackspace, or just doing some shopping!

  • 470 x 380mm
  • Large capacity
  • Single colour screen-printed logo
  • Reinforced corners with metal eyelets
R99.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Simple Electronics with GPIO Zero (book simple electronics)

Create stunning electronics projects with your Raspberry Pi using our 100 page GPIO Zero Essentials guide.

Using the GPIO pins on your Raspberry Pi opens up a whole new world of possibilities. While it might seem daunting at first glance, with our help you’ll be creating electronic circuits and controlling them with the Python programming language within minutes. Grab your breadboard and start taking control of the real world with your Raspberry Pi today!

Learn from simple electronics projects across 12 chapters:

  • Program LED lights
  • Add a push button to your project
  • Build a motion sensing alarm
  • Create your own distance rangefinder
  • Make a laser-powered tripwire
  • Build a Raspberry Pi robot
  • and much more
R99.90  Inc VAT
Steady Hand Terminal Project Kit (C1 KT steady hand kit)

Product description:

This easy build steady hand game kit requires no soldering. Terminal blocks are used to connect the battery pack, buzzer, game loop and wire, such that when the loop touches the wire the buzzer sounds.

Features:

  • Requires no soldering.
  • Steady hand loop game.

Contents (per kit):

  • 1 x 2xAA Battery Cage with Leads.
  • 1 x 60cm length Extra Flexible Wire, Black.
  • 1 x 1m length Solid Core Cable.
  • 1 x 10cm length Black Heat Shrink, 2.4mm.
  • 4 x Terminal Block.

Requires:

  • 2 x AA Batteries.

Resources:

R64.90  Inc VAT
Electronics Kids School Science Educational 1st circuit Project (2C3 first basic circuit)
Features:

  • Enrich children's leisure life, cultivate hands-on ability, and consolidate knowledge.
  • Assisting teachers and parents in better physics teaching.
  • Let kindergarten children and elementary school students learn physical knowledge, hands-on to form a simple series circuit


Specifications:

  • Color: Green+Black (As Picture Show)
  • Material: Plastic
  • Battery: 2*AA Battery (Not included)

Package Contents:

1 x Bulb Holder
1 x Battery Holder
1 x Switch
1 x Bulb
1 x Conductive Line
(batteries not included)
R49.90  Inc VAT
DIY Solar Cell Experiment Educational Kids project (1A1 solar fan kit)
Details:

  • A simple solar power experiment kit. - After assembly, put it under the sunlight, the fan blade will rotate through solar energy consumption.
  • With this kit you can make an environmental friendly power supply for fan by your self.
  • Ideal toy aims for training teen's imagination and eye-hand coordination.
  • Ideal choice for developing teens' intelligence.
  • Dimensions: Approx.10*4cm
  • Power source: Solar energy

Tips:

1. Do not let your kids swallow it as it can cause suffocation.
2. Not suitable for kids under 14 years old.

Package Contents:

1 x Solar power experiment kit
R69.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit (CamJam EduKit)
The CamJam EduKit is your way into the world of building electronic circuits and programming the Raspberry Pi in Python.

 

The CamJam EduKit features the following components all neatly packaged in a tin:
• A 400pt breadboard
• 3 LEDs (Red, Yellow and Green)
• A button
• A buzzer
• Resistors and jumper cables

 

The kit is accompanied by a set of downloadable worksheets that will take you through a series of exercises from writing a simple program in the Python programming language to lighting up LEDs, reading button presses and making a buzzer go beep! Whereas other products come pre-assembled, the CamJam EduKit introduces you to the world of breadboarding and building electronic circuits yourself, which we think is much more exciting!

 

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

The CamJam EduKit is a joint venture between The Pi Hut and the Cambridge Raspberry Jam (CamJam). Profits from the sale of the kit will go to CamJam so that they can continue their educational and community work.
R99.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit 2 - Sensors (CamJam EduKit #2)
The CamJam EduKit #2 is the latest edition to the EduKit family!

 

The kit is accompanied by a set of (currently 6) downloadable worksheets (or lesson plans for you educators!) that will take you through a series of exercises and projects, teaching you how to make the most of your kit. Whats best is that there is no soldering required, each high quality component is breadboard friendly!

 

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

Kit Contents:
  • 1 x Breadboard
  • 1 x Immersible temperature Sensor
  • 1 x PIR Sensor
  • 1 x LDR
  • 1 x Active Buzzer
  • 1 x Red 10mm LED
  • 1 x Blue 10mm LED
  • 1 x 4.7K Resistor
  • 2 x 330 Resistor
  • 10 x M/F Jumper Wires
  • 4 x M/M Jumper Wires
  • 1 x Presentation Tin

 

Here are just 4 cool projects you could use the kit for:
  • Make a burglar alarm for your bedroom.
  • Switch on an LED when it gets dark.
  • Have an alarm go off when it’s freezing outside.
  • Test whether the light really does go off in the fridge when you shut the door.

 

Still not convinced? Check out these awesome articles on the kit!

 

The CamJam EduKit is a joint venture between The Pi Hut and the Cambridge Raspberry Jam (CamJam). Profits from the sale of the kit will go to CamJam so that they can continue their educational and community work.
R149.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit 3 - Robotics (CamJam EduKit 3 Robotics)

The third in the series is here! The CamJam EduKit #3 is focused on robotics and contains (almost) everything you need to create your very own Raspberry Pi-powered robot.

All you need to do is to add your own chassis, Raspberry Pi (any model) & batteries! Then, follow the worksheets to make your own motorized buggy. Add the included sensors and you will soon be detecting objects in front of your robot and following line courses. Included in the kit are the following components:

  • A custom-designed, pre-soldered motor controller board (with screw terminals)
  • Two DC motors (with wires pre-soldered)
  • Two custom red wheels (which go extra fast… because they’re red!)
  • A ball castor (used as the ‘third wheel’ to your robot)
  • A small breadboard (to create your circuits)
  • Two pieces of strong 3M padded double-sided tape
  • A battery box for 4 AA batteries (batteries not included)
  • An ultrasonic distance sensor (for detecting objects in front of your robot)
  • A line follower sensor (for detecting and following black lines)
  • Resistors and jumper cables with which to complete your circuits
  • A strong cardboard box to keep it all in… or to cut into to make your chassis!

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

Got a 3D printer? Daniel Bull has very kindly designed an awesome chassis, available from Thingiverse ..



Alex Eames over at Raspi.TV got his hands on a prototype, here's what he did!
https://youtu.be/LJDEV7rGwaM

And here's a fantastic unboxing video from Average Man vs Raspberry Pi!
https://youtu.be/KPYWNXiItwo

And another review! This time from TheRaspberryPiGuy! Thanks Matt!
https://youtu.be/TMjd0UrH2PY



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