DJI RoboMaster S1 : a fun robot for education !


#1

The RoboMaster S1 is a game-changing educational robot built to unlock the potential in every learner. Inspired by DJI’s annual RoboMaster robotics competition, the S1 provides users with an in-depth understanding of science, math, physics, programming, and more through captivating gameplay modes and intelligent features.

https://www.dji.com/be/mobile/robomaster-s1

https://youtu.be/8lquX-imy6o

Features :.

  • camera full HD fov 120
  • weight : 3.3 kg
  • Scratch and Python programmable
  • battery Life : 30 minutes
  • price : $ 499

#2

I have seen a lot of videos about DJI RoboMaster S1,very cool!


#3

This robot uses a very special wheel system that allows it to move laterally at very high speed and make on-the-spot turns… This system was invented in the 70’s by a Swedish! But the system has fallen into the public domain. Here is an example with a real vehicle:
https://youtu.be/0DBXuZv38l8


#4

Yes , we can buy the wheel easily on taobao/ebay.

I plan to make a robot with the wheel and micro:bit/RPI.


After watching the video , I want to make a real vehicle with the wheel :rofl:


#5

Unboxing :

https://youtu.be/mRWe5Kv745Y


#6

This system is “mecanum wheels”
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mecanum_wheel

Interesting article about bullet limiting speed security system and PWM port (6) to communicate with extern devices
https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.tomshardware.com/news/dji-robomaster-s1-stem-robot-robotics,39626.html