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975-POLOLU 3pi Robot

Price:
$90.89
SKU:
975-POLOLU
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Weight:
0.41 LBS
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Product Description

The 3pi robot is a high performance platform featuring two micro metal gearmotors, five reflectance sensors, an 8×2 character LCD, a buzzer, and three user pushbuttons, all connected to a C-programmable ATmega328 microcontroller.

 

Capable of speeds exceeding 3 feet per second, 3pi is a great first robot for ambitious beginners and a perfect second robot for those looking to move up from non-programmable or slower beginner robots.

The 3pi robot is designed to excel in line-following and maze-solving competitions. It has a small size (9.5 cm/3.7" diameter, 83 g/2.9 oz without batteries) and takes just four AAA cells (not included), while a unique power system runs the motors at a constant 9.25 V independent of the battery charge level. The regulated voltage allows the 3pi to reach speeds up to 100 cm/second while making precise turns and spins that don’t vary with the battery voltage.

The 3pi robot makes a great platform for people with C programming experience to learn robotics, and it is a fun environment for ambitious beginners to learn C programming. At its heart is an Atmel ATmega328P microcontroller running at 20 MHz and featuring 32 KB of flash program memory, 2 KB RAM, and 1 KB of persistent EEPROM memory. The popular, free GNU C/C++ compiler works perfectly with the 3pi, Atmel’s AVR Studio provides a comfortable development environment, and an extensive set of libraries provided by Pololu makes it a breeze to interface with all of the integrated hardware. The 3pi is also compatible with the popular Arduino development platform. We provide a number of sample programs to show how to use the various 3pi components, as well as how to perform more complex behaviors such as line following and maze solving.

 

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Introducing the Pololu 3pi Robot (03:29)
http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/975The Pololu 3pi Robot is a complete, high performance, mobile platform. It excels at line following and maze solving.3pi Robot Features:- ATmega328 microcontroller programmable in C and C++ on Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems (Mac support is limited)- Works with several free programming environments such as AVR Studio, WinAVR, and Arduino-0011- Five infrared reflectance line sensors- A unique power system that runs the motors at a constant 9.25 Volts even as batteries run down- Top speed of 1 m/s- Pololu AVR C/C++ Library to interface with the various components of the 3pi:http://www.pololu.com/docs/0J20You can get started with programming the 3pi by using the sample line-following and maze-solving programs here:http://www.pololu.com/docs/0J21You can order the 3pi at:http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/975
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