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Makerspace: Robotics & Electronics

Provide a collaborative technologically focused environment for SU students and staff to invent, create and learn while sharing.

What is Robotics?

A robot can be defined as a machine operated by computer programs that can perform small actions. They can be programmed to do various things. The field in which we study robots is known as Robotics.

What is Robotics

Arduino vs Raspberry PI

Acknowledgement

Definition of Robotics from https://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-robotics/ 

AlphaBot2

AlphaBot2 Kit is available for use in the Makerspace:

This AlphaBot2 robot kit was designed for usage with the Raspberry Pi Zero/Zero W. It features rich common robotic functions including line tracking, obstacle avoiding, ultrasonic ranging, Bluetooth/infrared/WiFi remote control, video monitoring, etc. Also consult the AlphaBot2-PiZero Development page for additional information.

MeArm Wood Kit

MeArm Wood Kit is for use in the Makerspace:

The MeArm kit is an open source robot arm that's designed to work the Arduino (or any microcontroller that can drive hobby servos) to give you a moving, grasping robotic arm. The Pocket Sized Robot Arm comes with all the wooden parts, hardware (screws, nuts etc) and four hobby servos. Refer to MeArm GitHub for more information.

RobotX Chassis

RobotX Chassis is for use in the Makerspace:

The RobotX Chassis  features two gearmotors with 65mm wheels and a rear caster. The chassis plates are cut from acrylic with a wide variety of mounting holes for sensors, controllers, power, etc. Simply bolt the two pre-cut platforms together, attach the motors and caster and add your favorite robotics controller. This kit includes all of the parts needed to assemble the chassis as well as a 4xAA battery holder with barrel jack termination.