GoPiGo3 Base Kit

Product Code:
GPG3BASE-1
£126.72 £105.60

The GoPiGo2 Base Kit is perfect if you already have a Raspberry Pi and want to get it moving. It includes the GoPiGo2 board, chassis, wheels, motors, encoders, and power battery pack

Also need a Raspberry Pi? The best value is the Starter Kit, which includes all you need to get started from scratch! .

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GoPiGo Robot Base Kit

What’s included?

  • GoPiGo3 board (red board)
  • chassis (frame, wheels, hardware)
  • motors
  • encoders
  • battery holder & cable (batteries not included)

What’s not included?

Suggested components required to make it a mobile robot (NOT INCLUDED):

  • Raspberry Pi (GoPiGo is compatible with all version of the Raspberry Pi): This board is the main brains of the robot that will connect to the GoPiGo board.
  • microSD Card: Required “hard drive” for the Raspberry Pi (We have two options of software you can use — DexterOS, our new software for beginners using a drag-and-drop language, Bloxter, and Python. More advanced users should get our Pi software, Raspbian for Robots, which you have to download and install yourself).
  • Power Supply: Power your Raspberry Pi while you are programming it and save the batteries.
  • USB Drive: 8GB drive recommended for users of DexterOS for easy software updates and storing photos and files.
  • Batteries: The GoPiGo requires 8 AA batteries, which are not included.
  • Check out our rechargeable battery pack and smart charger here.
  • Ethernet Cable: Required for plugging in to your computer to program the GoPiGo.

Technical Specifications:

  • Operating Voltage: 7-12V
  • Current usage:
    • 300-500 mA (Idle with the Raspberry Pi Model B+)
    • 800 mA-2A (Motors, camera and servo running with the Raspberry Pi Model B+)
  • External Interfaces:
    • I2C– 1Port
    • Serial– 1 Port
    • Analog– 1 Port
    • Digital/PWM- 1Port
  • Motor controller: SN7544
  • Encoders
    • 2 Optical encoders with 18 pulse counts per rotation
  • Wheel Diameter: 65mm
  • MCU: Atmega 328
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What’s not included?

Suggested components required to make it a mobile robot (NOT INCLUDED):

  • Raspberry Pi (GoPiGo is compatible with all version of the Raspberry Pi): This board is the main brains of the robot that will connect to the GoPiGo board.
  • Mini Wi-Fi Dongle: Can be plugged in to the Raspberry Pi so you can unplug the ethernet cord and make it function as a remote control, mobile car.
  • MicroSD Card: Required “hard drive” for the Raspberry Pi (comes with Dexter Industry’s custom software “Raspbian for Robots”).
  • Ethernet Cable: Required for plugging in to your computer to program the GoPiGo.
  • Power Supply: Wall plug to power your Raspberry Pi while you are programming it, rather than using the batteries.
  • Batteries: GoPiGo requires 8 AA batteries, which are not included.
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