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Ultimate 4tronix initio 4WD Robot Kit for Scratch GPIO WITHOUT Raspberry Pi
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New: A brand-new, unused, unopened and undamaged item in original retail packaging (where packaging is ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand: 4tronix
Manufacturer warranty: 1 year



  • An extremely flexible and easy to use 4WD Robot platform designed by 4tronix
  • Injection moulded from tough ABS
  • Built-in powerful 170-size motors and high-quality gearboxes
  • Mount your Raspberry Pi directly onto the base-plate
  • 6-cell battery box with switch, charging socket, wiring for motor driver already in place
  • Motor driver board incorporates 5V output for powering the Pi - fully untethered operation is possible
  • Built-in speed encoders on each side
  • Each wheel can be individually decoupled from the gearbox - run as 1WD, 2WD or 3WD if you want!
  • Fixings for stepper motors (28BYJ-48 as found in our shop - not included) so you can replace the DC Motors with stepper motors for greater accuracy
  • No soldering or gluing required for the chassis - simply screw together and plug in the wires (the PiRoCon kit does need soldering, but we offer a soldering service if required -see below)
  • The main chassis is delivered ready-built and all wires connected
  • All you need to do is add in the control boards and screw on the top plate
  • Mounting plates included for IR obstacle sensors and Line sensors
  • Loads of extra mountings for additional boards included
  • Program easily using Scratch GPIO from SimpleSi
  • We recommend using this via VNC - see the excellent Adafruit Tutorial to set this up easily

Raspberry Pi® is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation

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  • Main initio chassis (with wheels, motors, gearboxes, battery box, wheel sensors, screws and all mountings)
  • 4GB Class 10 SD Card with NOOBS, Raspbian, VNC, ScratchGPIO and Example scripts all ready to go
  • 4tronix PiRoCon Robotics Controller Board (Fully Assembled - No Soldering Required)
  • 2 x InfraRed Obstacle sensors
  • 2 x InfraRed Line Follower sensors
  • Ultrasonic distance Sensor (This would be fitted where the camera is shown in the photos)
  • Pan/Tilt Assembly (kit)
  • WiFi dongle to allow control of the robot without any cables
  • Cable set for all sensors
  • Mini-breadboard
  • 2 Superbright White LEDs and resistors to provide flashing (or not) headlights
You Will Need
  • Raspberry Pi (Model A or B is OK)
  • 6 x AA rechargeable batteries (Energizer Extreme Rechargeable are our favourites)
  • Philips screwdriver

Friendly advice and Free technical support

NB. Raspberry Pi and camera shown is not included with this listing - see alternative listings for complete bundle

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VAT number: GB 109135339
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