47 Programmable Robotics Kits

This article was last modified on 29 November 2016.

I always try my best to challenge your abilities in engineering and produce some interesting, innovative and useful robots. And as designers, we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, I’ve discovered the best programmable robotics kits that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

If you choose to learn how to program a robot before trying to get into electronics and hardware design, the quickest solution is a programmable robot kit. Moreover, the use of a programmable robotics kit is the best practice when no one else is around to guide you from where to start.

Below, I explored forty-seven programmable robotics kits engineered by designers across the globe.

Wheeled Robotics Kits

  1. Elegoo UNO Project Smart Robot Car Kit
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  3. Zip Runt Rover
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  5. Elecfreaks FreaksCar Arduino Robot Starter Kit
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  7. InstaBots Upright Rover Kit Pro
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  9. Ralph Self-Balancing Telepresence Robot
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  11. NEJE TJ0001-1
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  13. Makeblock DIY mBot Kit
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  15. ArcBotics Sparki Robot
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  17. Parallax Boe-Bot Robot Kit
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  19. Edison
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  21. Multiplo – Robot Building Kit
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  23. PICAXE Microbot Programmable Robot
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  25. 2WD Bot
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  27. Smart Video Car Kit for Raspberry Pi
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  29. GoPiGo
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  31. DiddyBorg
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  33. iRobot Create 2
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  35. Turtlebot 2
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  37. DFRobotShop Mecanum Rover 2.0
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  39. 4WD 60mm Mecanum Wheel Arduino Robot Kit
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    Kits on Tracks

  41. Keyestudio TS
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  43. Kuman Wireless Wifi manipulator Robot Car Kit
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  45. TH Robot WiFi Robot Kit
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  47. BrickPi Starter Bundle
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  49. Devastator Robot Kit
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  51. Zumo Robot for Arduino
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    Walking Robots

  53. Hexbug Programmable Robotics Spider Kit
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  55. Ringo Robot
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  57. Insectbot Hexa
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  59. Crawling Quadruped Robot DIY Kit
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  61. Phoenix 3DOF Hexapod
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  63. Velleman Four legged Allbot Toy
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  65. Plen
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  67. Alpha 1S Intelligent
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  69. Meccanoid G15 Personal Robot
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    Robotics Arm Kits

  71. MeArm
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  73. SainSmart DIY Control Palletizing Robot Arm
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  75. PhantomX Reactor
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  77. Tinkerkit
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  79. Dagu Robot arm kit with serial interface
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    Flying Robots

  81. DIY Quadcopter Assembling Kits
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  83. Crazepony MINI Quadcopter
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    Modular Kits

  85. 11 in 1 Programmable Robot Kit
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  87. KIBO 18 Kit
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  89. LEGO Mindstorms EV3 31313
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  91. Monster Kit v1.0
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  93. JIMU
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6 comments » Write a comment

  1. Awesome post.  thanks for sharing. Now, very common question, for my 10 year old son which one is best.  I was thinking of EV3.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.
    Kiran

  2. hey I don’t kinda new to this things but what part of a drone makes it programmable? Thanks I need this information so that I could do my graduate project.

  3. hi , its a great collection of robot kits you have mentioned . thanks for this helpfull article.
    I have a 16 year old kid who knows to program in java , What should i start of with in order for him to program and build robo kits. thanks.

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