Fable is a modular robotics kit for the classroom that makes it easy and fun for students to build and program their own robots. Kids can quickly prototype, test, and improve their creations while learning real-world problem solving.
For ages 8 and up. Fast to build. Easy to program. Designed for the classroom. Robust, modular design. Strong magnetic connectors. Wireless programming. USB rechargeable. Note: Specs shown here are for an example configuration.
32 cm | 12.6 in
23 cm | 9 in
31 cm | 12.2 in
2.1 kg | 4.6 lb
1.23 km/h | 0.7 mph
Sensors on Fable modules: color, proximity, light, encoders.
Robotis Dynamixel AX-12A actuators
3,500-mAh lithium-ion battery pack, 8 hours of operation
Atmel microcontroller in each module. Main control executed on user PC.
Programmable using Blockly or Python
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
2 DoF per active module (Fable Joint: 2 DoF, -90 to 90 degrees; Fable Spin: 2 DoF, 360 degrees, 60 rpm)
Injection molded plastic
$500 starting kit; other kits and separate parts available