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MonsterBorg - The Ultimate Raspberry Pi Robot

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Our latest Kickstarter success has finally arrived in our store! The MonsterBorg is a beast of a kit designed to be taken off road or driven autonomously, it's also our primary racing robot for Formula Pi.



The MonsterBorg can be programmed as a self-driving robot, used for education about self-driving systems, or raced around the garden as an RC off-roader. It also makes a great platform for hacking about with robots by adding extra sensors or servos.


  • Up to three hours runtime!
  • Designed for the Raspberry Pi.
  • 4x high-torque 300 RPM metal geared 37mm motors (pre soldered)
  • Rugged 3mm thick Aluminium chassis
  • 105mm / 4 inch diameter off road wheels
  • ThunderBorg 5A motor controller
  • ThunderBorg Lid for 10xAA batteries
  • Mount for a Raspberry Pi camera
  • No soldering required

The MonsterBorg kit comes with the wires, screws, motors, hubs and wheels that you need to get it running. You need just add a Raspberry Pi, a micro SD card, 10 AA batteries, and an optional Pi camera. Screwdrivers are needed for assembly.

Click here, or on the "Related Articles" tab below for getting started guides, build instructions, code examples and more.

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