Modern Robotics offers Spartan robot kit

  • January 08, 2016
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January 8, 2016 - Modern Robotics introduced Spartan, a robotics base kit that allows users to build and program a very capable and complete robot.

The Spartan robot kit includes the powerful core spartan controller, two optical distance sensors, one touch sensor, one program control button, two motors, two wheels with rubber tread, a caster wheel, rechargeable battery, battery charger, building components, and the tools to put it all together. The programming tools, specialized Spartan programming libraries and software needed to create an Arduino development environment can be found at the web site.

With a mission to get an affordable robot into the hands of students and teach programming concepts from middle school through the university level, Modern Robotics gave Spartan a Core Controller with 26 motor, servo and sensor ports, allowing programs to interact with the robot’s environment. Coupled with the versatile MATRIX building system, Spartan can complete endless challenges.

“Spartan offers an exciting platform for both educators and students to learn about robotics; it also helps motivate kids to learn math, science and technology integrated with engineering,” said Stephen Barker, CEO and co-founder of Modern Robotics, Inc.

Spartan retails for $195.

About Modern Robotics

Modern Robotics designs, manufactures and distributes a wide collection of electronic products used for educational and hobby robotics. The company has a skilled team of engineers and support staff who are dedicated to creating an extensive collection of controllers, sensors and other accessories to allow users to control their robot projects. Modern Robotics engineers have many years of experience in electronic and mechanical design and have created products for a wide range of companies worldwide.

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