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OWI 9742 Comet


$69.80 AUD, inc GST
$63.45 AUD, exc GST

Discontinuation Notice: This item will be discontinued once its current stock runs out. Please consider one of Pololu's other robot kits as an alternative.


Comet can react to your sounds either by following a sequence of commands (forward, stop, clockwise spin, and stop), or by randomly choosing its next action. Drop a pen in Comet’s pen holder and make it draw!

This robot kit is designed for beginners (recommended age 14 and up) and requires no prior robot-building experience. Only basic hand tools are needed for assembly: diagonal cutter, small hammer, screwdriver, long nose plier, and pen knife.

Basic specifications:

  • Size: Height 80 x Diameter 110 mm (3.15" x 4.33").
  • Weight: 165 g / 5.82 oz (without battery).
  • Control: A condenser microphone and a printed circuit board drive a DC motor.
  • Power source: one AA battery (not included).
  • Power consumption: ~240 mA.
Documentation and Resources:

Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

Please checkout our customer service page if you have other frequently asked questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.