Phidgets Rover Kit

Assemble

Step 1

Take your motor chassis out of the kit.

Step 2

Turn the chassis over. You will see the battery is already secured with a velcro strap.

Step 3

Place a piece of dual lock on the chassis as shown in the image.

Step 4

Place another piece of dual lock on the bottom of the 2x DC Motor Phidget.

Step 5

Secure it to the motor chassis.

Step 6

Turn the chassis over again, and identify the two sets of motor wires.

Step 7

Pull one set of wires through to the top of the chassis.

Step 8

Using the screwdriver, connect the wire pair as shown. Red to + and black to - .

Step 9

Pull the other wire pair through and connect the wires in a similar fashion.

Step 10

Take the wire harness out from your kit.

Step 11

Connect the red wire to VCC and the black wire to GND.

Step 12

Next, place a piece of dual lock on the Sonar Phidget and on the Rover chassis as shown.

Step 13

Secure the Sonar Phidget to the chassis.

Step 14

Place a piece of dual lock on the Wireless VINT Hub and on the Rover chassis as shown.

Step 15

Secure the Wireless VINT Hub to the Rover chassis. Connect the Wireless VINT Hub to the wiring harness as shown.

Step 16

Connect the Sonar Phidget to Hub Port 3 using a Phidget Cable.

Step 17

Connect the 2x DC Motor Phidget to Hub Port 5 using a Phidget Cable.

Step 18

Finally, power your robot by connecting the battery to the wire harness.

Note: When you are not using the Rover it is recommended that you disconnect the battery.

What are Phidgets?

Phidgets are programmable, modular USB devices, either sensors or controllers that you can connect together. Simply write code in your favorite language and solve real-world problems.

Learn more

Set your preferences

Windows

Mac OS

Java

Python

C#

Swift

NetBeans

Processing

Eclipse

Thonny

PyCharm

PyScripter

Visual Studio

Xcode

Setting your preferred operating system, programming language and environment lets us display relevant code samples for the Getting Started Tutorial, Device Tutorials and Projects

Done