Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot Kit (No Motors or Wheels)

Pololu item #: 3575 48 in stock
Brand: Pololu
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Build your very own programmable balancing robot with the Balboa 32U4 robot kit! The Balboa control board features an Arduino-compatible ATmega32U4 MCU, motor drivers, quadrature encoders, and a full IMU. This board also has the ability to interface with a Raspberry Pi, making the foundation for a complete Raspberry Pi-controlled balancing robot. Motors and wheels are not included: choose your wheels and motors to personalize your robot.

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Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot Kit components (wheels and motors are not included).

Bumper Cage Kit for Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot.

One of the many possible configurations of the bumper cage on the Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot.

The Balboa 32U4 can drive around on its side while resting on the bumper cage skids.

One of the many possible configurations of the bumper cage on the Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with battery cover removed.

A look inside the external gearbox on the Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and LCD.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and a Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and LCD.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and LCD.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and a Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and a Raspberry Pi Zero W.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and LCD.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and 3D-printed arms.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and 3D-printed arms.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels and arms made from LEGO blocks.

Dimensions of the Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 70×8mm wheels.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 90×10mm wheels.

Balboa encoder, showing the magnetic disc and sensors (with one motor removed).

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot control board.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot control board.

Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot control board, bottom view.

The Balboa 32U4’s IMU and compass chips.

Animated gif of a Balboa 32U4 Balancing Robot with 80×10mm wheels.

Animated gif of Balboa demonstrating “popping up”.

Pinout diagram of the Balboa 32U4 control board (ATmega32U4 pinout and peripherals).

Pinout diagram of the Balboa 32U4 control board (Raspberry Pi pinout and peripherals, level shifter, and board power control).

Power distribution diagram of the Balboa 32U4 control board.


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