The m3pi expansion kit gives 3pi robot users a convenient way to upgrade the functionality of their robots by adding more features, enabling the use of more capable high-level controllers like an mbed development board, and making it easy to integrate wireless modules like an XBee or Wixel.
This kit is also available fully-assembled with a 3pi robot. Please see the m3pi robot product page for more information.
The kit includes an expansion PCB with all of the surface-mount parts populated as shown in the following picture:
Pololu m3pi expansion kit PCB, top view.
Assembly of the kit requires the included headers and pushbuttons to be soldered to the PCB:
Hardware and connectors included with the Pololu m3pi expansion kit.
Assembly location diagram for the m3pi’s top-side components and headers.
Once assembled and connected to a 3pi robot (not included), you will have your own m3pi robot:
Detailed assembly instructions can be found in the m3pi user’s guide.
People often buy this product together with: