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Robot Sensor Pack - Suit Viper & Microbot robots

Make your Microbric robot photophobic or create a robot swarm that communicate with each other via infra-red light
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The Sensor Pack includes two LDR light sensor modules, two infra-red transmit modules and an infra-red receive module. 

The LDR light sensor modules measure light levels, so your robot program can respond to light or dark. This means that you can create interesting robot programs such as:
  • A robot that follows the light from a hand held torch (photophilic robot),
  • A robot that behave like a cockroach and tries to find a dark corner (photophobic robot),
  • A robot that sounds a wake up alarm at sunrise (annoying robot), and any other ideas that you dream up.

Microbot robot fitted with LDR light sensing modules - Program as a photophobic robot or phototropic robot
Microbot robot with LDR light sensing modules


The infra-red receiver module can be used to receive infra-red commands from the Microbric infra-red remote control, to make a remote control robot or from another robot using the two infra-red transmit modules supplied in this pack. This means that two or more robots can communicate with each other. One robot could be the master sending out commands and the other would be the slave doing what it's told or create a robot swarm, but for good, not evil! 

Microbot robot controlling another microbot robot via infra-red

A Microbot robot controlling another Microbot robot via infra-red


The Robot Sensor Pack includes:
2 x LDR light sensor modules 
2 x Infra-red transmit modules
1 x Infra-red receive module
2 x Brics
6 x Screws
6 x nuts
All modules are pre-built, so no soldering is required



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I would like to purchase all of the sensor packs for Microbot. Can you suggest a North American vendor that stocks the kits? Thanks, Paul Boston

Hi Paul, Here is an Amazon seller with the add on packs: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=me%3DA3LMK6T3SMF0BS&field-keywords=microbot