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Sparki Robot - the easy robot for everyone

SKU: ROB0109

$284.69 AUD, inc GST
$258.81 AUD, exc GST

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Sparki Robot - the easy robot for everyone
284.69 AUD

SKU: ROB0109

$284.69 AUD, inc GST
$258.81 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 4 units dispatch in 3 to 5 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 25th of Dec with Express Post within Australia.

Introduction

 
 
Sparki is an affordable, easy to use, and fun intro to programming, electronics, and robotics. It is geared towards kids elementary-age and above, educators looking for an easy intro to robotics, parents eager to find something affordable but educational and fun, DIY enthusiasts, and more. It is simple enough for beginners, while being feature-packed enough to be a must-have for pro-users. Sparki is your chance to have your very own robot, completely open source and available to do your bidding.
 
 

APPLICATIONS

  • Be a toy or present for your children;
  • An easier way to learn Arduino;
  • Be a good tool of education for your children ;
  • Be a good way of education on your class
  • An amazing secondary development platform for geekers,hackers

Specification

  • Completely Arduino-compatible, the controller use  the Arduino Leonardo
  • Low cost, but much to play;
  • No assembly required;
  • A lot example codes for test;(Some advanced concepts may not offered,but you may find it in sparki community)
  • Wireless control through bluetooth;
  • And So many sensors:
  • 1x Ultrasonic distance sensor (get distance from Sparki to walls/objects)
  • 1x 3-Axis Accelerometer (pick-up detection, fall detection, hill climbing)
  • 1x 3-Axis Magnetometer (sense the magnetic field around Sparki, coordinate with accelerometer to detect compass heading)
  • 3x Light-sensing phototransistors (light following, darkness seeking)
  • 5x Line-following and edge detection sensors (mazes, line follow, sumo)
  • 1x 128×64 Graphic LCD
  • 1x RGB LED (RGB = generate any color!)
  • 1x Buzzer (beeping, booping, and musical tones!)
  • 1x IR Transmitter (like your TV remote control)
  • 1x IR Receiver (like your TV)
  • 1x IR Remote control (lots of buttons to control Sparki with)
  • 1x TTL Serial port for expansion (talk to an Arduino/Raspberry Pi)
  • 1x Port for Bluetooth Serial Module (not in all rewards)
  • Powered by 4xAA batteries (rechargeable or alkaline)
  • 2x Geared stepper motors (precise, measured movement down to millimeters/ sub-degrees)
  • Marker holder for drawing

Parts List

  • sparki (assembled) x1 
  • bluetooth module x1
  • IR Remote x1
  • Usb Cable x1
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
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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.