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    Starter Robot Kit IR Version, Intermediate
    Product # 13959
    In Stock This item should ship today (11/20/2017) if ordered within 53 minutes

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    Starter Robot Kit IR Version, Intermediate

    This Kit is a great choice for learning robotics, electronics and Arduino programming. It contains mechanical parts and electronic modules for you to start exploring the robot world, it can be used to build a robot tank or a three-wheel robot car. This is the IR version.

    Includes the following electronic modules: Me Orion, ultrasonic sensor, IR remote controller and IR receiver, an IR controlled robot or an ultrasonic obstacle-avoiding robot can be build. The Me series electronic modules are easy-to-use and very friendly to beginners.


    • Perfect for beginners learning robotics, electronics and Arduino programming
    • Build a Robot Tank or a Three-Wheeled Robot Car
    • Aluminum extrusion structure
    • Easy wiring, no soldering required

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    What is the actual size of the completed tank?
    A shopper on Jan 24, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately we would not have the exact dimensions available. It would be roughly 7" in length and 6" in width. I would recommend reaching out to the manufacturer Makeblock for exact dimensions. I hope this helps!
    IR version what does the IR stand for?
    A shopper on Jan 10, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Infrared. This one comes with a small infrared remote control. Another version of this set comes with bluetooth, which can be controlled with a phone or other bluetooth device.

    It may be possible to upgrade this kit to bluetooth by purchasing the appropriate Makeblock bluetooth module.
    What's the age group for this toy?
    A shopper on Nov 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I gave this to my daughter for her 9th birthday. She need some help assembling the first time but now she can tear down and reconfigure on her own.
    5.0 / 5.0
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    great kit
    quality parts and fun to build. It was a shame that they don't include the batteries to the remote. We had to go to an electronics store to get them
    January 12, 2017
    11 months ago
    Turned my husband into a kid for Christmas!
    This is a great gift for anyone wanting to start learning coding and robotics. My husband received it as a Christmas gift and immediately opened it up to put it together. Once together he spent the day learning what he could do with Aduino. I very much recommend this to anyone interested in robotics but not sure where to start.
    January 6, 2017
    11 months ago
    Good robot for the masses.
    This robot is pretty much exactly what I expected. Rather than going through all the good things I want to post some thing you may not know when buying. The connection for the front motor has poor ground clearance so this won't be good over rough terrain even with tank treads. All the connections for the modules are plug and play which is good for beginners but if you want to tinker with pins like on an arduino uno you will have to do some work figuring out the wires. Don't know where to find the default program the board is using.
    June 1, 2017
    6 months ago
    Satisfied rover owner
    I bought it for my son's fifth grade science fair project. Worked perfectly! Exactly what I expected and was hoping for! Fast, efficient shipping. I will definitely purchase future projects through monoprice.
    April 12, 2017
    8 months ago

    In Stock This item should ship today (11/20/2017) if ordered within 53 minutes