DFRobot Micro: Maqueen robot platform for Micro:bit

Index: DFR-12854 EAN: 959420913930

Micro: Maqueen is a graphically programmed robot platform for micro:bit. It has interesting features, among them plug-and-play feature which allows children to quickly learn graphic programming in a playful way, maintaining children's interest in science and logical thinking. Designed for children aged 8+.

DFRobot Micro: Maqueen robot platform for Micro:bit
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DFRobot Micro: Maqueen - platform version:
Manufacturer: DFRobot
Compatibility: Micro:bit

Description

Micro: Maqueen is a graphically programmed robot platform for micro:bit. It has interesting features, among them plug-and-play feature which allows children to quickly learn graphic programming in a playful way, maintaining children's interest in science and logical thinking. Designed for children aged 8+.

Key features of Maqueen

  • Support for Makecode, further support for Scratch and Python
  • Small size, flexible movement
  • The motor is made entirely of good quality metal, great driving force
  • The wheels are made of ABS plastic covered with a silicone tire
  • Motor cover is attached to the computer using the screw and nut
  • Switch with buzzer
  • Tracking lines, ambient lighting, LED, ultrasonic sensor, buzzer, I2C interface, etc.
  • Wheel bearing POM, flexible and reliable, the ability to negotiate obstacles
  • Easy to install, easy to use

Gamepad controls

The robot platform can be controlled using the wirelessgamepad.

Quick and easy installation

Installation of the robot takes less than a minute, it is enough to complete a few simple steps to start the game.

Programming

Micro: Maqueen supports programming in Microsoft MakeCode online and Scratch

Play and learn

Maqueen is a perfect toy for children to explore robotics. Children can set up the robot to do different things in the software. More sensors were added that detect sound, light, objects, and even interact with the wi-fi signal.

The parameters of the product

Technical specification of
Power supply:

from 3.5 V to 5 V (AAA batteries or rechargeable Li-Pol 3.7 V - not included)

Tracking line: 2x IR (digital input)
Buzzer: 1x
LED: 2x (digital input)
LED RGB: 4x programmable
Ultrasonic sensor:

SR04, SR04P connector 4-pin (5 V)

I2C interface:

x1 (3.3 V)

DC motor: x2 N20
Gear ratio of the motor: 1:75
Rotational speed of the motor: 266 rpm
Control mode of the motor: PWM
Holes for handles and covers: 6x M3 hole
Tools for programming:

MakeCode online editor

Mind+ (based on Scratch 3.0)

Dimensions:

85 x 81 x 44 mm

Weight:

75,55 g

Set includes:

  • Car body (along with motors and wheels)
  • 2x wheel
  • 1x sensor HC-SR04
  • 1x container for AAA batteries
  • 1x double-sided tape

Advantages

  • Supports various programming languages including MakeCode, Scratch, and Python
  • Small size with flexible movement
  • High-quality metal motor with great driving force
  • ABS plastic wheels covered with silicone tires for durability and traction
  • Easy installation, taking less than a minute to set up
  • Equipped with multiple sensors (IR, ultrasonic) and interfaces (I2C)
  • Wireless gamepad controls for interactive play
  • Encourages learning in science and logical thinking through playful programming
  • Positive reviews highlighting its educational value and build quality

Disadvantages

  • Requires additional purchase of AAA batteries or rechargeable Li-Po battery (not included)

AI generated based on user reviews

Chassis - wheels 2
Chassis - type wheel
Chassis + drive yes
Chassis + driver: no
Package width 16.5 cm
Package height 6 cm
Package depth 12 cm
Package weight 0.22 kg

Stanisław

05/23/22

Question: Does the kit include a Micro:bit board or do you have to buy one?
Answer: The kit does not include the BBC micro:bit minicomputer, it can be purchased separately.
Tadeusz

11/29/21

Question: Does the kit include an IR sensor for line tracking or do you have to buy one?
Answer: Two IR LEDs for line tracking were built into the robot board, there is no need to buy them.

Product reviews

DFRobot Micro: Maqueen robot platform for Micro:bit

5/5

Average grade

8

Customers opinion
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Vladimír 11.07.2023 Confirmed purchase Translated review
The perfect toy that teaches. It will keep kids and dads entertained.
Dariusz 05.10.2022 Confirmed purchase Translated review
A hit purchase. Now I am waiting for the delivery of the BBC micro: bit to assess whether the platform will work in my classes.
Marian 04.10.2022 Confirmed purchase Translated review
I was pleasantly surprised by the size of the robot. Very good workmanship. Now I am thinking about expansion.
Jacek Ś. 10.07.2022 Confirmed purchase Translated review
Super quality
Małgorzata C. 20.09.2021 Confirmed purchase Translated review
Unfortunately, I haven't been able to use it yet, but the descriptions seem great to me.
Jaromír 10.12.2022 Confirmed purchase
Jarosław 27.09.2022 Confirmed purchase
Dariusz 07.09.2022 Confirmed purchase

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