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You can find my pseudo setup script here.

Main Parts

Chassis

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B014L1CF1K

You can get other (including cheaper) robot chassis. The RasPiRobot board can drive 2 motors, so any chassis that has two compatible motors should work. You just need to know what voltage the motors take. The motors on this chassis are 6 volts, which is a common voltage for small motors like this. The max input voltage for the RasPiRobot board is 12 volts, so you probably can’t drive motors that are a higher voltage than that.

Raspberry Pi 3

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CD5VC92

You might be able to use a Raspberry Pi Zero W instead of a full size Raspberry Pi, but I personally haven't tried.

RasPiRobot Board v3

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B017NW775I

MicroSD Card

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007KFXICK

Most any microSD card will do. You might be able to get away with a 4GB card, but I got 8GB ones instead. If you plan on storing lots of images or video on the card you’ll want a bigger one. I’ve used class 2 or 4 cards successfully, but higher class cards should be faster.

Optional Parts

Camera

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012V1HEP4

You can also use a USB camera. You would just need to find one that is compatible with Raspberry Pis.

Range Finder

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01COSN7O6

This is a pack of 5. If you’re going to get more than one they are cheaper per unit this way. But if you just need one you can probably find just one for cheaper.

Jumper wires

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PBZMN7C

The 5 pack of range finders come with some jumper wires, but not enough for all of them. Single range finders may or may not come with jumper wires. If you don’t want to plug the range finder straight into the RasPiRobot board you’ll need kind of wires.

These are also handy if you want to add additional components to the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi.

Cross wrench

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H57U8OS

These are useful for the nuts on the Devastator robot chassis. Other robot chassis might need different tools. This is a pack of 3. If you only need one you can probably find just that for cheaper.

Multimeter

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001RSREKI

Having one of these is nice to make sure the different voltages you think should be getting to different places actually are getting to those places. You can definitely get higher quality (and higher prices) multimeters, but this one seems to work.

Battery Holder

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VE7HBMS

The Devastator robot chassis comes with a battery holder that holds 6 AA batteries. This ones holds 8 AA batteries to help your robot last longer. It also has a cover and an on/off switch.

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