XY Plotter Robot Kit is a drawing robot that can move a pen or other instrument to draw digital artwork on flat surface. Check it out in action
A Variety of Components
This kit consists of over 60 kinds of components from Makeblock, including beams, brackets, motors, etc. Here's the picture of all the components.
XY Plotter V2.0 can be controlled by 2 software, mDraw and Benbox.
mDraw is a cross-platform open-source software developed by Makeblock.
Compatibility: mDrawBot (mScara, mCar, mEggBot, mSpider), XY Plotter kit (servo mode, laser mode)
OS Environment: Windows, Mac
Supported File Type: *.svg, *.bmp (convert to *.svg)
Benbox is compatible with both servo mode and laser mode of XY plotter. One of the best things about using Benbox is that Benbox support gray-scale engraving, and editing figures and characters within the software.
Note: The current version of Benbox only supports Window OS. We occasionally get reports from users that Benbox is blocked by antivirus software during installation. This is because Benbox is not in the whitelist of the antivirus software. Please rest assured that Benbox is safe to download and install. Make sure to turn off the antivirus software before installing Benbox on your computer.
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Documentation and Resources:
- Our Overview of Makeblock's Ranger Robotics Kit
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- Our Overview of Makeblock mBot
Looking for the best way to get into robotics? Checkout Makeblock's mBot. This all in one robot is the perfect introduction to basic robotics, with its simple yet robust design, mBot is built with education in mind. The mBot kits modular design ...
- An Introduction to Makeblock
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- The Maker Revolution
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