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55+ Awesome Educational, Programmable Robots

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Plen2: a 3D printable open source robot with iOS and Android devices. It is Arduino compatible.

SuperDroid Triangular Omni Wheel: a triangular omni wheel robot platform with an Arduino Uno programmable controller. It comes with example code.

Marty Fully Programmable Walking Robot
Marty: a programmable robot with 3D printable parts. It has WiFi and can be programmed in Scratch or Python/C++.

Wire Beings: 3D printed open source robot with support for up to 5 servos and additional sensors.


RiQ: an Arduino compatible robot with smartphone support. It has multiple sensors, including a light and sound sensor.

RoboHero: this robot has 3D printable parts and WiFi. It has an Android board inside.


PHIRO: a LEGO compatible educational robot with Bluetooth and support for open source programming languages.


Ohbot2: a programmable robot head with Arduino. It has a visual programming interface that lets you program how the robot moves and speaks.


LIME: a robotic hand that pairs with a software to teach you about robots. It has 3 servo motors, 5 fingers, and 5 pin connections.


CellRobot: a modular robot with universal connectors and smartphone support. Each CELL has a servo motor, sensor, and an independent MCU inside.

MeArm: a robotic arm kit with support with Arduino and Raspberry Pi. It can be used to pick up and move objects.

DFRobot Robot Hexapod Kit: comes with 18 CDS5516 high performance 300 degree rotation servos and an Arduino Mega 1280 microcontroller board.

VGo Research Mobility Platform: a robotic development platform that uses ROS and a Raspberry Pi Zero. The kit includes bump detection sensors, IR drop off sensors, IR remote control/beacon sensors, a 9-DoF IMU, and other parts.


HEW: a programmable 6-axis robot arm that can be mounted in various ways, on the wall, ceiling, and other places. You can program it using C and Python.

DFRobot HCR: a mobile robotic platform with support for Kinect. It comes with two motors, two wheels, an omni-directional wheel, and other parts you need.

Robotist Educational kit: compatible with Arduino and Raspberry Pi. It comes with the parts you need to build a variety of robots. Can be programmed using Studuino.


Rapiro: has 12 servo motors and supports Raspberry Pi. You can add  WiFi, Bluetooth, image recognition, and other features with extensions.

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