Lesson 1 – Building The GoPiGo


This development track is based on the GoPiGo 3. If you haven’t purchased a GoPiGo 3 yet please head over to OzToyLib and purchase one now.  The recommended Bill Of Material for this courses includes –

  1. GoPiGo Robot –
    1. GoPiGo Robot Advanced Starter Kit   Or
    2. GoPiGo Robot Beginners Starter Kit
  2. GoPiGo Line Sensor
  3. GoPiGo Servo Package

Depending on where you live you might also be able to pick up a GoPiGo 3 at your local electronics hobby store.

We recommend that you pick up a GoPiGo 3 Advanced started Kit which includes the following components –

  1. GoPiGo3 Base Kit
  2. Raspberry Pi 3
  3. GoPiGo Servo Package
  4. Distance Sensor
  5. microSD Card
    1. The SD card included has a custom Operating System created by Dexter Industries called DexterOS, so you can use it to program in Bloxter & Python,
    2. To program in other languages like Node.js, Java, C and others, you’ll need to download and install Raspbian for Robots yourself onto this SD card.
  6. Power Supply Wall Adapter (110-240V)
  7. 6″ Ethernet Cable

Tutorial – 

  1. Your first tutorial of this series is going to be, “Building Your GoPiGo – Stage 1”
  2. As part of this tutorial you will start to build the GoPiGo robot.
  3. Click here to access the tutorial – <Link>. Let’s start building!!!!
  4. Clicking on the link opens up a new window.

Reference – 

  1. Learn more about the GoPoGo here – <Link>