Product description: 3pi+ Turtle Edition - robot platform with 32U4 controller and HPCB 75:1 motors - Pololu 3738
Assembled version of the3pi+ Turtle Editionrobot platform. Robot is equipped with twomicro HPCB DC motors with 75:1 gearingandATmega32U4basedcontroller. Pololu 3pi+ has 9DoF sensors, IR reflective sensors for line detection, collision sensors (located on the bumper),LCD display, buzzer and power switch. The Turtle Edition version has free motors with 75:1 gearing and encoders along with wheels and silicon tires, which allows the robot to move at a speed of0.4 m/s.
Equipment of the 3pi+ robot
The robot platform is equipped with a controller based on ATmega32U4 chip, its diameter is 9.7 cm. The controller board is equipped with microUSB interface for programming and Arduino compatible bootloader, for programming use aUSB - microUSB cable(not included). The robot can be programmed inArduino IDEenvironment, there are also available libraries and sample codes for Arduino, which will help to start working with the platform. For more advanced users, there are additional ports to which you can connect additional accessories. The board also includesan H-bridgefor motor control and sensors, along with encoders. You can find such sensors as: 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer, 5 IR reflective sensors to detect surface edges, as well as right and left collision sensors. Three buttons for any user use, LCD display, buzzer, and status LEDs.
What do I need to get started with the robot?
- Four AAA batteries - 3Pi+ works with alkaline batteries and Ni-MH batteries, the manufacturer recommends the use ofNi-MH batteries.
- MicroUSB cable- required to connect the robot with the computer for programming and debugging.
3pi+ Turtle Edition robot specification
- Motor: DC HPCB 6 V 75:1 170 rpm
- Robot movement speed: 0.4 m/s
- Chip: ATmega32U4
- Dimensions: 97 x 96 x 36 mm
- Weight: 100 g