Marty the Robot V1

200.00 inc VAT

Marty is a fully programmable, Wi-Fi enabled walking robot for kids, makers, educators, and for anybody who just wants a cute robot. Marty makes learning about programming, electronics, and mechanical engineering a fun and engaging process. It’s a very customizable robot with 3D printed parts and upgradable with the option for adding a Raspberry Pi computer and a camera!

Students can start coding in Scratch and progress to more advanced languages like Python or Javascript. Marty has nine individually controllable motors and built-in sensors, including bump, tilt, acceleration, and force.

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Marty is Wi-Fi enabled with nine individually controllable motors. You can use the Marty the Robot app to remote control Marty and add a bunch of sensors for it to react to the environment ? Marty can walk, turn, dance, and even kick a football! Students can program Marty using?Scratch,?a beginner friendly coding language, and then advance on to?Python,?Javascript, and even ROS.

Marty is supported with fun and engaging online tutorials and a fast-growing and inquisitive community. Every Marty the Robot comes with a?2-year warranty,?and support whenever you need it. Marty makes learning about programming, electronics, and mechanical engineering a fun, challenging, and engaging process. Designed to be customizable with 3D printed parts, Marty is also completely upgradeable ? you can even add a?Raspberry Pi?and camera to Marty’s head!

Number of motors
  • 9 – six in the legs, one per arm, and one for the eyebrows
  • Includes four high torque metal geared servo motors and five plastic geared motors
  • Stickers included for quick customization
  • Extra sensors/motors can be added
  • Easily expanded with an on-board Raspberry Pi, then add a camera, microphone, etc.
  • All parts are 3D printable, so you can fully customize them
  • 3-axis accelerometer, including tilt sensing
  • Motor current sensing – Marty can tell how hard the joints are working and detect interactions like you touching his arm
  • Two bump sensors included – these can detect floor contact, feet the robot hitting obstacles, or be used as inputs
  • Add a Raspberry Pi to be able to add camera and/or microphone
  • Wi-Fi, Serial, i2c
  • All software is free and open source
  • Interfaces for Scratch, Python, Javascript
  • ROS (Robot Operating System) with Raspberry Pi
  • Takes 2-3 hours, moderately challenging. Adult supervision required if under 14
Multiple Robots
  • Get as many Marty’s as you want on the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Good for classes, football, and synchronized dances
  • On-board buzzer for beeping
Battery Life
  • Rechargeable 1400mAh Lithium battery and charger included
  • 1.5-2 hours on a charge
  • On-board battery recharging using supplied USB cable