The CheapBot-20 is deisgned to operate robots that use servos in their steering.

Features of the CheapBot-20

  1. Inexpensive and flexible
  2. Contains four complete B ports and four complete C ports (each port provides power and access to the microcontroller)
  3. Two double motor ports
  4. Four steering servo ports
  5. Seperate Control Panel
  6. Simple to program in BASIC

The price for the CheapBot-20 version 1.1 (CheapBot-20) is $48.00 plus $4.00 S&H. The CheapBot-20 kit contains all the necessary parts except for solder. An assembled and tested CheapBot-20 is available for $58.00 plus $5.00 S&H.

Instructions for assembling the CheapBot-20
Instructions for making a progamming cable
Datasheet for the TA8080K motor driver used in the controller
A Squeak eToy demonstration program of the CheapBot robot
Link to Squeak Land where you can download Squeak eToys - it's free!

To program the CheapBot-20's PICAXE-20M2, you'll need to download the PICAXE Programmer. It's free at this link