Robot essentials kit

Now if only these little robots could assemble themselves...

Robot essentials kit

Each robot essentials kit comes with:

  • A ZeroBorg KS1 to power your motors
  • 5x 6V 30 RPM mini metal gear motors, four for your robot and one as a spare
  • Posts for mounting a Raspberry Pi Zero to the ZeroBorg (included with the KS1)
  • Additional posts for mounting to your chassis (click here for some cool ideas)
  • 1/2 meter of black cabling for wiring to motors
  • 1/2 meter of red cabling for wiring to motors
  • 2 meters of easy-to-use lead free solder

Does not include Raspberry Pi.


5V DC/DC regulator

OKI-78SR-5/1.5-W36H-C DC/DC regulator 7.5Watts, 5V at 1.5A. Ideal for use with ZeroBorg to power your Raspberry Pi. Provides 5V from a 7 to 36 volt input.


3mm hub

Brass Hub with 3mm shaft hole for connection to 3mm motor shaft.
Includes two grub screws and one M4 screw for securing to wheel.
(Fits our wheels and most 1/10 scale RC wheels)

Download hub size and dimensions PDF

Please note hub sizes for our products:
  • 3mm = Basic build your own robot kit
  • 4mm = DiddyBorg / Red / Metal Ed. hub size
  • 5mm = Large Stepper hub size
  • 6mm
  • 7mm

Quality 9V cable

Quality 9V connector cable for use with 9V battery or AA battery holders with eyelet connectors (such as our 2,4,6,8 and 10xAA holders).
Thick 22AWG 1061 UL/CSA approved wires for low resistance connections and less likelyhood of breakage. 6.5" in cable length.