New in the Maker Shed: Arduino Robot Shield Kit

Parallax just released the Robotics Shield Kit for Arduino which is now available in the Maker Shed. This excellent Board of Education was transformed into a shield that’s compatible with your Arduino. The rest of the kit remains largely unchanged from the original Boe-Bot kit.  Full documentation with over 40 activities is available online so you’ll be learning in no time. Simply add your own Arduino and a USB cable and enter into the fascinating world of robotics and Arduino!

Features

  • Board of Education Shield PCB
  • High-quality aluminum robot chassis, continuous rotation servos, and wheels
  • Boe-Boost Module
  • All the assembly hardware needed (nuts, screws standoffs)
  • Parallax screwdriver
  • Detailed online documentation and tutorials
  • All the electronic components and sensors needed for the tutorials
  • Note: Requires Arduino and USB cable

Maker Shed at Maker Faire KC: 10 MakerBot Replicators (and More!) For Sale This Weekend

Maker Shed setup under way at Maker Faire Kansas City

Want to get your hands on a MakerBot Replicator but don’t want to wait the (as of this writing) 30 day leadtime? If you’re near Kansas City, you’re in luck. If you’re already planning to go to Maker Faire: Kansas City, you’re in even more luck!

The Maker Shed will be located right in front of Festival Plaza, and in addition to the MakerBots, they’ll have a bunch more for sale: