This new version of the Photopopper is still a solar-powered, light-seeking, obstacle-avoiding robot, but now with update electronics & gold trim that make it twice as fast!
The Secret L293D motor driver kit replaces the guts of a standard servo and turns it into tidy gear motor with a built in motor driver!
The L298 motor driver IC is a very popular, but hard to use chip. Our Compact Motor Driver Kit tames this beast, and adds useful functionality!
Our demobot shown built with GM3 motors (since replaced with GM2) on an Sintra base (extra).
These aren't kits, as much as they are an inexpensive bag of components so you can build yourself a Symet.
For true DIY, hack the included cassette mechanism into a solar-powered device using the high performance Miller Solarengine which converts light into impressive bursts of energy! Rapid fire, SCC2433-MSE version.
This epoxy-encapsulated monocrystalline solar cell generates a nominal 4.5V / 18mA (sunlight) from a 24x33mm package. And has an integrated solarengine circuit board!