Hexbug Upgrade Kit
Full Parts Kit to up-grade the Hexbug with a Reprogrammable Microprocessor brain.
The new circuit board enables the Hexbug to
- Make Sounds
- Detect Light
- Detect Battery Level
- Control the drive motor
- Receive IR control signals
- Detect obstacles
- In-Circuit Programming
Under new software control the Hexbug can now:
- Start, Stop, and Sleep
- Change its speed
- Turn itself on and off depending on light level
- Be controlled with a TV remote
- Request new batteries
- Be given new personalities
Includes PC board, all parts including IR receiver module, low profile piezo speaker, and PIC12F675 pre-programmed with operational start-up test program and basic personality.
Full project details are available - HERE -.
Note: A PICkit-2 Programming module and MPLAB software (or similar) will be required to reprogram the PIC chip. The new board is also compatible with the PIC12F685 for increased memory.
Full Kit of parts to Upgrade a stock Hexbug - (HEXBUG NOT INCLUDED)