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Item specifics
  • Brand Name: DFRobot
  • Application: for Arduino
  • Supply Voltage: 3.7V
Product Description
DFRobot 100% Genuine Diy Insectbot Mini Robot Kit, 3.7V Beetle micro controller Beetle Shield Compatible with Arduino for children/child/kids
  • The Insect Bot mini is an easy to assemble robot for young engineers from 6 to 100. With assembling this robot you will learn the basic robotics in terms of how all the components work together. There is a microcontroller which is working as the robot brain and two servo motors for the movement. The IR sensor on it\\\\\\\'s head will act as an eye to detect obstacles in front. The programming can be done by simply connecting the Beetle controller with the USB port on your computer. It is the best way to start building robot on board for Arduino.


  • Assembling parts
  • The brain of Insectbot is "worlds smallest Leonardo", a.k.a. Beetle. It is ideal for DIY projects, wearable projects and etc. Its body is made up of two 9-gram servos powered by a rechargable 3.7V LiPo battery. Its eyes are an infrared sensor to detect obstacles. It requires no special tools except a soldering iron, scissors, screwdriver, pliers. You can decorate your Insectbot Mini to give him a unique, cute or funny Christmas outfit. We also provide a step-by-step instruction to help you assemble it.

beetle shield
Beetle and Beetle Shield
  • Programming for Insectbot
  • We provide 3 programming languages for you such as Ardublock, Mind+ and IDE for Arduino. For beginners, you can program it simply by dragging and dropping pre-designed blocks visa visual programming softwares Ardublock and Mind+. For advanced DIYers, you also modify IDE for your liking.

Programming Insectbot with Ardublock


Programming Insectbot for Arduino IDE
  • Tools Needed:
    • Scissors
    • Screwdriver
    • Pliers
Note: tools are not included in the kit




  • Assembly Guide On Instructables: //
  • Youtube Assembly Video: //
  • Ardublock Code: //
  • For Arduino IDE Code: //
  • Check this guide if your sensor wiring is switched: //
Shipping List
  • Beetle (Compatible with Arduino ) x1
  • Beetle Shield x1
  • 9g Micro Servo x2
  • Sharp IR Sensor x1
  • LiPo Battery 3.7V/ 180mAh + Charger x1
  • Steel Wire 200mm x 1 mm(7.87"x0.039") x2
  • ABS Sheet (50x50mm)(1.97"x1.97") x1
  • Double Sided Foam Tape(L/W/H:40x30x3mm) x1
  • Cable Tie 1.8x100mm90.07x3.93\\\\\\\') x5
  • Cable Tie 4x200mm(0.16x7.87\\\\\\\') x1
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Packaging Details
  • Unit Type: piece
  • Package Weight: 0.3kg (0.66lb.)
  • Package Size: 25cm x 10cm x 8cm (9.84in x 3.94in x 3.15in)
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Packaging Details
  • Unit Type: piece
  • Package Weight: 0.3kg (0.66lb.)
  • Package Size: 25cm x 10cm x 8cm (9.84in x 3.94in x 3.15in)
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