Johnny Five Inventor’s Kit

The only kit built for Nodebots Day!
Featuring the Tessel 2, the J5IK will begin shipping June 29.

NodeBots Day 2016 is July 30, 2016. Simplify planning and materials management by using the only kit built for NodeBots Day--the Johnny Five Inventor's Kit (J5IK) or the SumoBot Wish List that combines the J5IK with a handful of parts to give you a complete SumoBot Kit.

Your Resource for NodeBots Day 2016: J5IK

The Johnny Five Inventor's Kit is your go-to source for developing projects using the Tessel 2 and the Johnny-Five Robotics and IoT Platform. With the J5IK you will be able to build JavaScript-powered hardware by marrying the ubiquitous language with powerful hardware. This kit:

  • Is a powerful foundation for IoT projects
  • Includes everything you need to complete 14 circuits
  • Does not require previous programming experience or soldering
  • Includes an online Experiment Guide an sample code (to be released when the product starts shipping)
  • Will begin shipping on June 29--in time for Nodebots Day!

Use the J5IK to Build Your Sumobot

Build your SumoBot using the J5IK with a few additional parts--wheels, chassis, and a battery pack. This kit will give you what you need for a completed SumoBot kit. The wish list was built by your friends at Bocoup to support NodeBots Day.

Kits Feature the Tessel 2 Dev Board

The Tessel 2 is a development board with on-board WiFi capabilities and the ability to run programs in Node.js. This Tessel provides you with a connected hardware prototyping system that can be used in multiple different applications. Each board boasts an easy to use command line tool that make it simple to deploy your code, set WiFi credentials, and update your device. Though the Tessel 2 is programmable in JavaScript it does support other languages as well! This board offers the fastest possible path to building your projects and is levels ahead of most other development boards.