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Retired Product

This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale. This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious.

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Description: Replacement: None. There is no direct replacement for this robot kit. This page is for reference only.

This is a intermediate skill-leveled robot kit, suitable for students in technical colleges as well as universities. This robotics kit will give you the opportunity to work with a 16x2 LCD, DC motors, servo motors, and more!

The backbone of the Robo-PICA kit is a PIC PIC16F887 microcontroller, set to run at 20MHz. Builders can write the controlling program in assembly, BASIC and/or C. This kit includes a number of example programs, compiled using the mikroC compiler, from mikroElektronika.

A USB programmer is included, compatible with Microchip’s PICkit2TM programmer. The software can use PICkit2TM programming software. Free downlaod the latest version at www.microchip.com.


  • Controlled by PIC16F887 Microcontroller
  • Programmable via USB programmer (included)
  • Free UART port for interfacing wired and wireless serial devics
  • LCD16x2 display
  • Piezo speaker
  • 3x LEDs
  • 2x DC motors
  • 3x Servo motor Ports
  • 8-Programmable ports
  • Mechanical parts for building the robot
  • Power supplied from 4 of AA battery (rechargeable 1700mAH recommended)
  • CDROM with manuals and MikroC evaluation software


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