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Cardboard Sumo Bot AddiKit
Cardboard Sumo Bot AddiKit

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Price: $38.25

Quantity in Stock:25

Availability: Ships Same Day*
Product Code: AD494

Planning on using iOS to connect to your Sumobot? Read our forum post for additional information on how to connect

As seen at the San Diego Maker Faire, we developed this kit with the San Diego Makers Guild as an easy way to build a cardboard bot that is controlled via a smartphone or tablet.

Wait, you're telling me you don't have any idea what a cardboard sumo bot is? The rules are simple, just use your bot to push another bot outside of a circle drawn on the ground. You can even add weapons, like a flipper, to the bot to gain an advantage. A video taken at the 2018 San Diego Maker Fair is embedded below.

This AddiKit also makes a great robot platform for experimenting with servos and sensors and allows for expandability.

Addicore also offers this kit for education and events. Email us at sales@addicore.com for more information.

Want to show off your assembled Cardboard Sumo Bot? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and use #Addicore to let others see what you built!

Product Contents:

  • 1 — Cardboard Sumo Bot AddiKit which includes the following;

    • 6 piece laser cut cardboard body
    • 2 FEETECH (Fitec) FS90R Continuous Rotation Servos
    • 2 Wheels for FS90R Servos
    • 1 AA 4-Battery Case with Power Switch
    • 1 Boffintronics RoboBoffin Mini Controller

  • Laser cut cardboard body with laser marked placement guides
  • 2 continuous rotation servos and wheels for mobility
  • Custom designed ESP-12 based controller with extra I/O for addition of weapon servos or sensors
  • Comes with the basic code for driving pre loaded. Modify our code or write your own using the standard Arduino IDE
  • Requires 4x AA Batteries (Batteries not included)
  • Internal WiFi access point for easy setup and control
  • Driving controls via a standard phone or tablet web browser
Required Tools and Materials (not included):

  • Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • 4x AA Batteries (Alkaline or Rechargeable)
  • Small Phillips Screwdriver (#0)
  • Small Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Smartphone or Tablet
    • Either Android or iOS
    • Standard web browser
Build Instruction Video:

Smartphone / Tablet Control Video:

In Action!

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Amazing Customer Service July 18, 2022
By: Chia-Ying Wang/Ray Lee order  
Andre McKay showed phenomenal customer service! I wanted to purchase one bot kit.  When they were flagged as "sold out", I emailed a question asking when supplies available. Andre emailed me within hours, asked me how many I needed, explained stock had been set aside for another customer, but because I needed only one, he set that one aside for me.  I had computer issues and did not order the bot right away.  Andre followed up with an email letting me know again that the bot was available. The bot was mailed out and received.  Incredible customer service and KUDOS to Andre.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Sumo Bot June 27, 2022
By: Dan Holt from spring valley, CA United States  
This was a great project between myself and my 11 year old.  He had a good time assembling it, and battling it out.  After our first rounds, I modified mine with an additional carboard wedge front, and flipped him at will.  He then built his own, and I modified mine to protect against it.  Definitely a lot of fun.  Now he will likely learn to hack the user interface and other functions on the firmware side...

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4 of 5 sumo bot May 30, 2020
By: thomas bartoszek from lenox, MI United States  
not done yet . I was looking to build a dc motor version & use for my lawn mower project .

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great doing business as usual with Addicore March 12, 2020
By: Mark Liu from San Diego, CA United States  

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