Category Archives: Robotics for Raspberry Pi

T200 Tank Assembly Photos

T200 Tank Assembly Photos          

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Ar2Pi2 – Dual Mode Robot – Arduino vs Raspberry Pi

Ar2Pi2 – The Robot That Can be Arduino or Raspberry Pi (Previously known as BotZero) Click on any photo to enlarge. Ar2Pi2 as an Arduino Uno compatible robot   Ar2Pi2 as a Raspberry Pi robot   Overview Ar2Pi2 is a tiny robot that fits well inside the boundaries of an A6 sheet of paper (148 […]

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Picon Zero – Intelligent Robotics for Raspberry Pi

Picon Zero – Intelligent Robotic Controller for Raspberry Pi Purchase Picon Zero here Worksheets now available – see the bottom of this page   Description The Picon Zero is an add-on PCB for the Raspberry Pi. It is physically the same size as a Raspberry Pi Zero and so is ideal as a pseudo-Hat (pHat) […]

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Assembling Initio using RoboHAT

Using RoboHAT with Initio Click on any image to enlarge   You should already have followed the instructions for assembling the chassis here. In this section we will add the RoboHAT controller, the obstacle sensors, line sensors and the pan/tilt assembly with ultrasonic sensor. 1. Fitting the RoboHAT to the Raspberry Pi Screw one of […]

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RoboHAT – Robotics Controller for Raspberry Pi

Links for Various Resources for the 4tronix RoboHAT   See the bottom of this page for software library and downloads. ¬†Useful Links Purchase RoboHAT here Assembling Initio with RoboHAT Know your RoboHAT Clockwise from top left: 2-way screw terminal for DC Motor 1 (left motor if using the Python library) EEPROM containing the HAT information […]

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PZM – Pi Zero Motor Shim

Add Motors to (Almost) Any Pi Zero Project Purchase here This tiny little board (38 x 16mm) can be added to a Raspberry Pi Zero (or any other Pi for that matter) to provide dual H-Bridge control of 2 DC motors. It is so thin (0.8mm) that it can be soldered onto the bottom of […]

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Assembling Pi2Go

Assembling Pi2Go Pi2Go is the pre-soldered big brother of the popular Pi2Go-Lite kit. Assembly is simply a matter of screwing together and plugging connectors. Overview of Steps Fit the front caster and line following assembly Fit the mounting pillars for your chosen Raspberry Pi Attach the motors Fit the Raspberry Pi Fit the battery box […]

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iBoost64 – What is It?

iBoost64 Overview iBoost64 is a little board to boost input signals and electrically clean them up. It is designed solely for use with the Pirocon2 Pirocon2 has 8 bi-directional pins that determine the direction (input or output) using the strength of the drive signal applied to them. We have found that some sensors have insufficient […]

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Assembling Ultimate Initio Kit for Raspberry Pi with Pirocon

Ultimate Initio kit for Raspberry Pi You should already have followed the instructions for assembling the chassis here. In this section we will add the Pirocon2 controller, the obstacle sensors, line sensors and the pan/tilt assembly with ultrasonic sensor. The (optional) iBoost64 is also used to boost incoming signal strength and resolve issues with marginal […]

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Initio Chassis Build

Building the Initio Chassis As with all kits of this type, there are a variety of ways to put this together. The following steps assume you will be building one of our Arduino or Raspberry Pi kits. 1 What’s in the Box? The Initio chassis comprises the major parts: Base chassis with fitted motors, gearbox, […]

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