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BrickPi Advanced Starter Pack (includes Raspberry Pi)

Quick Overview

Control your EV3 and NXT LEGO robots with your Raspberry Pi!

The BrickPi controls LEGO motors and sensors, as well as the new EV3 motors. The BrickPi is controlled by the Raspberry Pi. The BrickPi is powered by a 9V-12V battery pack, which supplies power to the Raspberry Pi, the BrickPi and LEGO sensors. 

The BrickPi Advanced has a more robust power converter than the BrickPi Basic that doubles the life of your batteries.

LEGO parts, motors, tracks and sensors not included.

From: $228.70 $219.97

Availability: In stock

Product Description

This Package contains:

  • The BrickPi Board,
  • BrickPi Case,
  • 9v Battery Connector
  • Raspberry Pi
  • SD Card
  • Power Supply
  • HDMI Cable
  • Network Cable
  • WiFi Adapter

BrickPi is a system that converts Raspberry Pi into a robot. The BrickPi is a board and acrylic case that connects LEGO® Mindstorms Sensors, motors, and parts to turn your credit card size computer into a robot. 

The BrickPi allows you to connect up to 4 NXT or EV3 Motors and 5 NXT Sensors. It has a 9V battery power source that powers the motors, sensors, and Raspberry Pi, un-tethering the Pi from the wall. Finally, it has a sturdy case with holes that snap with LEGO parts. 

Getting Started

To get started with the BrickPi, please see our Getting Started Page. We have a step-by-step guide and videos to help you get started with building LEGO robots right away. 

Programming the BrickPi

The BrickPi can be programmed in Python, C, and Scratch. You can find information on using all three languages, including examples and drivers, on our github site here. 

Projects

We have a number of projects for the BrickPi setup to demonstrate its use. The BrickPi is easy to integrate with the web, and many of our projects demonstrate how to control your robot with web-pages, the SSH, Twitter, and other web services. Our projects include detailed Bill of Materials on the LEGO parts you will need to use, as well as programs to run them. Please see our Projects Section

Design

The BrickPi controls LEGO motors and sensors, as well as the new EV3 motors. The BrickPi is controlled by the Raspberry Pi. The BrickPi is powered by a 9V-12V battery pack, which supplies power to the Raspberry Pi, the BrickPi and LEGO sensors. A functional diagram is shown below. 



The BrickPi is completely open source. You can see design files and other details on the firmware design on our Github site here

Questions? Have some questions about the BrickPi that aren’t answered here? We have a dedicated forum to answer your questions on the BrickPi here

Visit the Dexter Industries BrickPi Page for More Technical Information.

Additional Information

Weight 80 g