BlockBot Meetup - October

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The BlockBot meetup is an opportunity to come and play with Lego-compatible robotics kits. The kits are designed as an affordable platform for anyone, young or old, to get involved in simple robot design and construction.

With a run time of approximately 30 minutes the BlockBot kit consists of 

  • a 11.1volt, 450mAh LiPo battery, (weight approx 40g)
  • a pre-programmed Arduino brain with power controllers and preloaded open source code base in a lego-compatible chassis (weight approx 20g)
  • four motors that can be used for different things propulsion, steering, grabbing   
  • a Playstation 3 style bluetooth robot remote

The Block Bot kit can be used for competitive racing, robo-battles and engineering challenges.   

We'll have 10 kits and lego available, so come along and get involved.  


- Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult 
To find out more about what’s on offer at The Edge, read up on our Fabrication Lab and community makerspace.

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