SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot

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SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot

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The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for RedBot offers a comprehensive introduction to robotics and sensor integration, utilizing the Arduino programming language. This kit includes everything needed to complete nine different circuits, which will guide users on how to operate the RedBot, enable it to follow lines, control it remotely, and more. While no prior programming or electronics experience is necessary, a basic understanding or interest in robotics is beneficial.

The SparkFun RedBot offers an excellent entry point into the exciting world of robotics. The SIK for RedBot Digital Guide, found in the Documents section, provides step-by-step instructions on how to connect each circuit and assemble the kit to create a fully functioning robot using all the provided parts. Full example code is included and explained, along with troubleshooting tips for any potential issues. As you master each experiment, you can apply this knowledge to create your own robot platform.

This kit does not require any soldering, making it suitable for anyone interested in robotics or those who have experienced the original SparkFun Inventor's Kit and are seeking the next step in their programming education.

Note: The Experiment Guide in the Documents section provides full example code to get your RedBot operational and moving as quickly as possible.


  • SparkFun RedBot Mainboard
  • Shadow Chassis
  • SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Accelerometer
  • 2x SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Mechanical Bumper
  • 3x SparkFun RedBot Sensor - Line Follower
  • SparkFun RedBot Buzzer
  • 2x Hobby Gearmotor - 140 RPM
  • 2x Wheel - 65mm (Rubber Tire)
  • Wheel Encoder Kit
  • 5x Jumper Wire - 3-pin, 15.24cm
  • SparkFun USB Mini-B Cable - 1.83m
  • SparkFun Mini Screwdriver
  • 4x AA Alkaline Battery - 1500 mAh


  • Schematics:
    • RedBot Mainboard
    • Accelerometer
    • Mechanical Bumper
    • Line Follower
    • Buzzer
  • Eagle Files
  • RedBot Arduino Library
  • Shadow Chassis Assembly Guide
  • SparkFun Inventor's Kit for RedBot Experiment Guide
  • Wishlist
  • GitHub
  • GitHub Library


  • Circuit 1: Software Install and Basic Test
  • Circuit 2: Drive Forward
  • Circuit 3: Turning
  • Circuit 4: Push to Start & Making Sounds
  • Circuit 5: Bumpers
  • Circuit 6: Line Following with IR Sensors
  • Circuit 7: Encoder
  • Circuit 8: Accelerometer
  • Circuit 9: Remote Control


Brand information
Brand Sparkfun
More infoGitHub - sparkfun/RedBot: Design files and firmware files for the RedBot robotics board.
Size info
Length250 mm
Width156 mm
Height56 mm
Weight1.115,6 g
€ 173,90€ 143,75 Excl. VAT (NL)
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