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Pololu 3pi Robot

Pololu item #: 975
Brand: Pololu
Status: Special Order Only 
RoHS 3 compliant

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The Pololu 3pi robot is a complete, high-performance mobile platform featuring two micro metal gearmotors, five reflectance sensors, an 8×2 character LCD, a buzzer, and three user pushbuttons, all connected to a C-programmable ATmega328 AVR microcontroller. Capable of speeds exceeding 3 feet per second, 3pi is a great first robot for ambitious beginners and a perfect second robot for those looking to move up from non-programmable or slower beginner robots.

 Description Specs (10) Pictures (17) Resources (29) FAQs (8) On the blog (13) 
  • Introducing the 3pi+ 2040 Robot

    Introducing the 3pi+ 2040 Robot

    by Jan - 7 March 2023

    I am super excited to introduce our newest robot, the 3pi+ 2040. This robot combines the 3pi+ chassis, which we initially released in late 2020,...

  • New support for Atmel Studio 7.0 and Windows 10

    New support for Atmel Studio 7.0 and Windows 10

    by David - 5 October 2015

    We now support using the Orangutan Robot Controllers, 3pi robot, and the Pololu USB AVR Programmer with the new Atmel Studio 7.0 and Windows 10. To...

  • Update: Orangutans and 3pi robot can be programmed with Arduino 1.6.0

    Update: Orangutans and 3pi robot can be programmed with Arduino 1.6.0

    by David - 25 February 2015

    We have updated our Programming Orangutans and the 3pi Robot from the Arduino Environment document to support version 1.6.0 of the Arduino IDE,...

  • Video: LVBots August 2014 looped maze solving competition

    by Ryan - 19 August 2014

    LVBots held a looped maze solving competition at Pololu on August 7th. It worked a lot like the maze solving competition we held in May, except we...

  • Video: LVBots May 2014 maze solving competition

    by Ryan - 12 June 2014

    On May 29, LVBots held a maze solving competition at Pololu. The goal in maze solving is to get from the start to the finish in the shortest time....

  • Tabletop Robotics 3pi Projects

    Tabletop Robotics 3pi Projects

    by Ryan - 31 May 2012

    Tabletop Robotics is a site with a series of interesting, customer-created open source projects for the 3pi robot, including barcode reading, grid...

  • Controlling the Pololu 3pi Robot using a Joystick

    Controlling the Pololu 3pi Robot using a Joystick

    by Ben - 3 February 2012

    This project by Pololu forum user Wilfredo shows how to control a 3pi robot by directly connecting two joystick outputs to two of its analog...

  • Simple 3pi Projects for the Arduino IDE

    Simple 3pi Projects for the Arduino IDE

    by Ben - 8 August 2011

    These projects by Daniel J. Sullivan are intended to introduce novice users to all the components on the 3pi robot and how they can be used while...

  • Sound-Following 3pi Robot

    Sound-Following 3pi Robot

    by Ben - 6 April 2011

    This sound-following 3pi robot uses three Electret microphone breakout boards and two 74HC4052 multiplexers. Here is a video of the robot in...

  • Waiter Robot

    Waiter Robot

    by Ben - 28 March 2011

    Waiter Robot can make a “Robot Bar” for your next exhibition, show, private event, or sales promotion. They use Pololu 3pi Robots to deliver food...

  • Micromouse 3pi Robot Video

    Micromouse 3pi Robot Video

    by Ben - 10 March 2011

    This video shows a heavily-modified 3pi that uses distance sensors and encoders along with a flood-fill algorithm to find the shortest path...

  • Home-made m3pi robot controlled by Bluetooth keyboard

    Home-made m3pi robot controlled by Bluetooth keyboard

    by Ben - 3 February 2011

    This project by Kazuhiro Ouchi (in Japanese) shows a 3pi robot with an ARM mbed controlled by Bluetooth keyboard.

  • Otimização Do Algoritmo De Maze Solver Para O Robô Pololu 3pi

    Otimização Do Algoritmo De Maze Solver Para O Robô Pololu 3pi

    by Ben - 20 December 2010

    Customer Ana Paula Almeida wrote this Portuguese-language paper about the 3pi Robot (1MB doc) as part of a Master’s program in Computational...

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