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Thames and Kosmos Smart Machines

Item #: 2014123

The 8 clever robotic designs in this kit are just the warmup to the endless motorized possibilities with the 231 included pieces.

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This kit gives kids a simple and customizable introduction to robotics. Build 8 motorized machines controlled by an easy, visual coding and programming app on a tablet or smartphone which connects to the robot models via a wireless Bluetooth connection. Includes a full-color, 64-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models and teaches them about robotics in the real world. Requires a tablet or smartphone running iOS or Android. iOS devices must support Bluetooth 4.0 and must be running iOS 8.0 or later (such as iPad 3 or later, iPad mini, iPhone 4S or later, and iPod touch 5 or later). Android devices must support Bluetooth 4.0 and must be running Android 4.4 or later.
  • Build a bipedal robot that walks forward on two legs and pivots to avoid obstacles in its path
  • Program the beetle robot to move backwards or forwards in response to an obstacle or open and close its pincers
  • Construct a funny crocodile model that wags its tail if no object is in sight, but then opens its giant jaws when an object approaches
  • With an additional smartphone or tablet, you can even hack together a cute little spy bot that roams around and streams video back to the tablet screen
Includes:
  • 98 Pins
  • 8 Plugs
  • 50 Rods
  • 5 Frames
  • 4 Motor Shafts
  • 5 Axles
  • 18 Converters
  • 18 Gears
  • 1 Each Worm Gear
  • Crank Bar
  • Motor
  • Ultrasonic Sensor
  • Battery Box Unit
  • 2 O-rings
  • 2 Pulleys
  • 6 Body Plates
  • 2 Legs
  • 6 Connectors
  • 5 Tubes
  • 2 Jaws
  • 2 Flexible Shafts