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DiddyBorg Red Edition - Overview

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We have stopped making the original DiddyBorg kits. Why not check out our new and improved DiddyBorg v2 kit instead :)

  • Thanks to the same powerful motors from Metal Edition, Red Edition has
  • 300% More Torque than DiddyBorg
  • 100% Faster measured top speed
  • Transparent Red Perspex™ chassis
  • Silver wheel colour

Autonomous and remote controlling software.

  • Autonomous ball following
  • Autonomous Recon run
  • 6 axis Playstation 3 remote control (bluetooth module required)
  • Controlling via other computers on a network

It works with the Raspberry Pi model B or model B+, and supports mounting the Raspberry Pi camera on the front.

Raspberry Pi Version Compatible?
Model A YES
Model A+ YES
Model B rev 1 (Early) NO mounting holes
Model B rev 2 YES
Model B+ YES
Raspberry Pi 2 YES
Raspberry Pi 3 YES
Raspberry Pi Zero YES - Camera Limitation and two mounting holes unused

The same motors as Metal Edition! Watch the DiddyBorg Metal Edition video

Phone and desktop web control and camera interface

For remote control and viewing with DiddyBorg

High quality 12V motors with metal gears and the same power as Metal Edition! That's about 4.8Watts of output power. Each motor produces ~ torque!

Comes in kit form with detailed build instructions available on our website

Kit includes

  • PicoBorg Reverse
  • BattBorg
  • 6 motors with mounts and wheels
  • Battery holder
  • Chassis
  • All nuts, bolts and screws
  • Battery strap and cables

Kit requires but does not include: Raspberry Pi, SD card, 10x AA batteries (rechargeable recommended)
The Kit does not include optional parts: Raspberry Pi camera, Playstation remote, USB Bluetooth or USB Wifi module
Assembly requires soldering iron, solder, flat bladed screwdrivers and wire cutters (or at a minimum a good pair of scissors) and an adjustable spanner.

Shipped by Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed.

Last update: Oct 27, 2017

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