AlphaBot2

Waveshare – AlphaBot2 Kit RP3

AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2
AlphaBot2

 

The AlphaBot2 is a great kit set for building a robot, using a Raspberry Pi 3 as its brain. It features a lot of different functions including line tracking, obstacle avoiding, Bluetooth/infrared/WiFi remote control, video monitoring… and of course an insane amount of potential that’s only limited by your creativity!

 

There is a kit with and without a Raspberry Pi 3:

Get It Now!  AlphaBot2 without Raspberry Pi 3

Get It Now!  AlphaBot2 with Raspberry Pi 3

 

AlphaBot2-Base, the lower base chassis:

  • 5-ch infrared sensor, analog output, combined with PID algorithm, stable line tracking
  • Onboard modules like line tracking, obstacle avoiding
  • TB6612FNG dual H-bridge motor driver, compared with L298P
  • N20 micro gear motor, with metal gears, low noise, high accuracy
  • Onboard RGB LEDs, true color lighting

AlphaBot2-Pi, the upper adapter board for controller:

  • LM2596 voltage regulator, provides the Pi with stable 5V power
  • TLC1543 AD acquisition chip, allows the Pi to use analog sensors
  • PCA9685 servo controller, make it more smoothly to rotate the pan head
  • CP2102 UART converter, easy for controlling the Pi via UART

 

What’s on the AlphaBot2-Base

AlphaBot2-Base on board resource

  1. AlphaBot2 control interface: for connecting sorts of controller adapter board
  2. Ultrasonic module interface
  3. Obstacle avoiding indicators
  4. Omni-direction wheel
  5. ST188: reflective infrared photoelectric sensor, for obstacle avoiding
  6. ITR20001/T: reflective infrared photoelectric sensor, for line tracking
  7. Potentiometer for adjusting obstacle avoiding range
  8. TB6612FNG dual H-bridge motor driver
  9. LM393 voltage comparator
  10. N20 micro gear motor reduction rate 1:30, 6V/600RPM
  11. Rubber wheels diameter 42mm, width 19mm
  12. Power switch
  13. Battery holder: supports 14500 batteries
  14. WS2812B: true color RGB LEDs
  15. Power indicator

 

What’s on the AlphaBot2-Pi

AlphaBot2-Pi on board resource

  1. AlphaBot2 control interface: for connecting AlphaBot2-Base
  2. Raspberry Pi interface: for connecting Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
  3. Servo interface
  4. USB TO UART: easy for controlling the Pi via UART
  5. LM2596: 5V voltage regulator
  6. TLC1543: 10-bit AD acquisition chip, allows the Pi to use analog sensors
  7. PCA9685: servo controller, make it more smoothly to rotate the pan head
  8. CP2102: USB TO UART converter
  9. Joystick
  10. IR receiver
  11. Buzzer

 

What’s in the box:

Note: this product requires two 14500 batteries to work, which are NOT included and should be purchased separately.

  1. AlphaBot2-Pi (adapter board) x1
  2. AlphaBot2-Base (base chassis) x1
  3. RPi Camera (B) x1
  4. Micro SD Card 16GB x1
  5. Power adapter US standard 5V/2.5A USB output x1
  6. SG90 servo x2
  7. 2 DOF pan and tilt kit x1
  8. IR remote controller x1
  9. FC-20P cable 8cm x1
  10. USB type A plug to micro B plug cable x1
  11. 15PIN FFC 25cm x1
  12. AlphaBot2-Pi screws x1
  13. Micro SD Card Reader x1
  14. Screwdriver x1
  15. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B x1 (only if you choose the kit with Raspberry Pi 3)