The Entry-level education robot kit. mBot is a STEM education robot for beginners.
Gradually they will learn different types of robotic machinery and electronics parts. It will sharpen the grip over fundamentals of block based programming, this will help them develop their designing and logical thinking skills.
mBot is an all-in-one solution to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0 , connecting with computers or smart devices via Bluetooth , this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for you to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
There are three main feature which makes mBot worth:
- Easy to build: mBot genrally takes 15-20 minuntes to assemble and has color-labaled RJ25 ports for convenient wiring.
- Intelligently controllable: mBot is having 3 preset programmed control modes, they are: Obastacle-Avoiidance,Line-following and manual control to make the implementation of the projects more easier.
- Drag-and-drop: mBlock app is now available on iOs app store and Android play store. It also has an web based application. It provides a quick way to learna nd write a code. At a later stage, students can also program the mBot using the Arduino IDE.
mBot has 4 expansion ports, and can connect to more than 100 kinds of electronic modules. Children can use a variety of add-on packs and more than 500 parts on the Maker’s Platform to build a variety of imaginative shapes. During construction, they will learn about the principles of electronics and mechanics and lay the foundations for understanding robots. mBot is also compatible with modular bricks meaning game play can continue to grow over time.3D building tutorials improve children’s spatial intelligence
mBot uses modular design. The electronic modules and main board interface are colour coded so that the corresponding colours can be connected easily. All you need to get building is a screwdriver. We have also designed a 3D Construction Guide with simply worded instructions, that takes children through the complete step by step, and helps build their spatial intelligence.3D Construction Guide in the Makeblock App.
The Makeblock App is a piece of powerful operating software. It enables children to control their mBot at the touch of a button, or combine the preset control settings any way they choose. mBot is even simple enough for children who have not yet learned to read. Do you want to explore more complicated functions? Try mBlock 3 block-based programming. By simply dragging, dropping, and combining command blocks, just like building blocks, children can control mBot’s every move and create their own personal robot.
|Software and programming||mBlock(graphical) Mac, Windows, iPad mBlocky|
|Inputs||Light Sensor, Button, IR Receiver, Me Ultrasonic Sensor, Me Line-follower Sensor|
|Outputs||Buzzer, RGB LED, IR Transmitter, two motor ,ports|
|Microcontroller||Based on Arduino Uno|
|Power||3.7V 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|
1 × Chassis
|1 × Bluetooth Module||1 × Me Line-follower Sensor|
|1 × AA Battery Holder||1 × mCore Case||1 × Lithium Battery Shell|
|1 × Line-follower Map||2 × Wheel||1 × Mini Wheel|
|2 × RJ25 Cable||2 × Velcro Sticker Pad||1 × Screwdriver|
|4 × M4x25mm Brass Stud||1 × USB Cable||15 × M4x8mm Screw|
|4 × M2.2x9mm Self-drilling Screw||8 × M3 Nut||6 × M3x25mm Screw|
|2 × Motor||1 × mCore||1 × Me Ultrasonic Sensor|
|1 × IR Controller(gift)|
mBot comes with blue-tooth but in order to connect the mBot with your device you need a makeblock blue-tooth dongle:
- Makeblock bluetooth dongle: Connects the mBot with your device.
mBot compatible add-ons:
In order to repair your mBot, following are the components you can use:
Useful resources for mBot:
- mBlock5 Software.
- mBot Software and accessories.
- Makeblock construction system.
- Bundle and deals.
- Book your teacher training on coding and robotics.
Shipping rates Australia wide
|Express Post*||Regular Post||Courier|
|Up to 500 gms||$10.89||$6.59||$20|
|Up to 3 kg||$16.39||$11.43||$25|
|Up to 5 kg||$32.89||$22||NA|
|Above 5 kg
||Estimated at checkout|
Shipping rates to New Zealand
|Australia Post international service|
|Up to 500 gms||$18.00|
|Up to 1 kg||$30.00|
|Above 1 kg
||Available on request|
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This was a birthday present greeted with enthusiasm but yet hear more as birthday boy went to a school camp on the same day.Have yet to hear more
I have been using mBots for teaching and love them as teaching tools. I needed to order more and went straight to Pakronics because they are so quick. They arrived on the second day after ordering.
Super fast service
The mBot is a great little Arduino based robot for introducing both kids and adults to simple programming using a Scratch based drag and drop tools. It was easy to assemble and worked first time. it is worth paying the extra for the rechargeable battery.
Great advice over the phone, fast shipping, arrived before Christmas... Thankyou!!