mBot v1.0 – 2.4G Version

$99.99 CAD

mBot is an all-in-one solution for students to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, controlled by wireless modules, this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for students to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

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Description

What is mBot?

mBot is an all-in-one solution for students to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, controlled by wireless modules, this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for students to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

Assembly

Contains 38 assembly parts that can be assembled in 10 minutes and color-labeled RJ25 ports for convenient wiring, making sure more time can be spent on programming and creativity.




Graphical Programming

Drag-and-drop graphical programming software mBlock developed based on Scratch 2.0 provides a quick way for kids to learn programming, control the robot, and realize multiple functions from the robot.

 

Fun, and Fun

mBot is all about fun and creativity. It comes with various basic pre-assembled options, including obstacle-avoidance car, line-following vehicle, remote control car, and can be used in multiple games like balloon bursting game, soccer playing, sumo etc.

 

Infinite Expand-ability

The mechanical body of the mBot is compatible with Makeblock platform and most of Lego parts, while the electronic parts of it is developed based on the Arduino open source ecosystem. This makes sure that the mBot has infinite expand-ability, using any mechanical parts and electronic modules you need to turn it into your “dream robot”.

 

Resources

 

mBot User Manual

This manual will be included in the package. It has general informations about mBot and instructions for putting all parts together, it.

Download Building Instructions

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mBlock (Scratch & Arduino code)

mBlock is a graphical programming environment based on Scratch 2 and Arduino. Additional blocks have been added to control the mCore controller that comes with the robot. The Arduino mode allows individuals to translate the scratch blocks into Arduino code instantaneously! For advanced programmers, you are able to program the robot using the Arduino IDE.

The software is free and available for both Windows & Mac.

Download mBlock Software

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mBot App (only with Bluetooth)

mBot App is a free remote control App that specifically designed for the mBot robot (Bluetooth module required). It’s an easy way for users to pair a cellphone or tablet with mBot by Bluetooth.

Download method: search mBot in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Android version 2.2 and higher.

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mBlockly (only with Bluetooth)

mBot App is a free mblockly App that’s specifically designed to work with the mBot (Bluetooth module required) on your iOS system to control your robot and learn programming by snapping graphical building blocks together.

Download method: search mBlockly in the Apple App store.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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mBot Course – mBlock Kids Maker Rocks with Robots

Kids maker rocks with the robots has twelve chapters. It can guide kids to enjoy fun of programming mBot in a lot of game scenes for learning graphical programming, electronics and robotics.

Download Lessons

 

mBot Course – Scratch 2.0 The Adventures of Mike

Scratch 2.0 the adventures of Mike has nine chapters. It can guide you to explore the world of Scratch 2.0 by creating a lot of interactive stories, games and animations.

Download Lessons

Download Sprites

Download Sample Code

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Line Follower Map

Download Map

If you’re trying to figure out the difference between Bluetooth version and 2.4G version, check this comparison chart.

 

Bluetooth Version

2.4G Version

Suitable Individual users (Home) Classroom
Computer Support Bluetooth No
Paring Bluetooth Paring No paring,the same technology
with wireless mouse
Driver needed Yes No
App Yes No

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
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