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Build a Robot Without Soldering

How do you start building robots? You start with robot kits, and a robot community. We aim to make some of the cool robotics things easy for anyone to build, and push the boundaries of what is easy.

The Orion Explorer 1 Robot Kit

This is the Orion Explorer 1 Robot Kit. This robot building kit requires no soldering and comes as a complete robot building kit with full online step-by-step instructions. It is fully programmable and very expandable/

Building The Orionrobots Explorer Robot kit

How to build a wall avoiding robot

Adding a robot to a raspberry pi

Building a bump sensor for the Explorer Robot Kits

Easy includes:

  • Easy to build - No soldering needed
  • Priced within your means
  • Easy to program
  • Easy to have fun with it, explore with it, expand it and do more than the basics.
  • Did I say that there is no solder needed?

You can get your kids started on a robotics project for fun, or you can finally start your own robot project with grand ambitions. A uni student can get the basics off the ground in the first day, and spend the rest of an assignment extending the robot to do more.

Getting Started

Buy it at the Orionrobots Shop.

Other Robot Kits

If you are after a kit or set for your kid or husband (big kid), then take a look at this list: Educational Robot Kits For Kids.

Recent Posts

  • 12 Jan 2014 » New Voice Control Modules

    Voice Module
    I’ve been playing with the new speech modules - which will be on the store soon. Tonight, using the Messenger Library, I’ve trained one with an Arduino Leonardo with a small set of commands.


  • 28 Dec 2013 » Stuff in the Orionrobots lab - Experimenting using a servo + single sonar

    I bought a robot kit with pan servo sensor mechanism - I built it, and started playing with it in my lab to see what I make of it.


  • 27 Dec 2013 » New Year Stock Is On Order

    I’ve ordered in the new stock - refreshing all the robot kits and trying out some new exciting items like a speech control module, some variants on the Arduino compatible or other microcontroller boards and writing up about how the robot can be converted for Raspberry Pi support.



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