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cyber:bot Conversion Kit

  • 32707: cyber:bot Conversion Kit - kit contents
Product ID: 32707


This hardware conversion kit turns a BASIC Stamp Boe-Bot or a Shield-Bot for Arduino into a Python-programmable cyber:bot.

The cyber:bot robot adds a tangible hardware dimension to Python-focused computer science and CTE programs.  The cyber:bot robot merges a micro:bit module with the Parallax small robot form factor that's a proven STEM success in classrooms from middle school into college. An onboard Propeller multicore microcontroller assists the micro:bit, handling servo motor control and interaction with breadboard-built circuits for robust projects that go beyond what the micro:bit can do on its own.  

The cyber:bot robot is a joint project of Parallax Inc. and CYBER.ORG, the academic dividion of the Cyber Innovation Center.


  • Python-programmable with Mu software or online MicroPython editor
  • cyber:bot board neatly connects the micro:bit to the Propeller Multicore Microcontroller and robot hardware
  • Propeller multicore microcontroller pre-programmed with cyber:bot firmware manages sensors and servo motor control
  • Build DIY sensor circuits on the breadboard that use touch, visible light, and infrared light
  • Free online tutorials and educator resources - See the cyber:bot Tutorial Series

Requires 5 AA 1.5 V alkaline batteries or 5 1.2 V nickel-metal hydride rechargeable batteries, not included.  Assembly required, no soldering necessary.

This is not a complete robot kit! To use this kit, you will need to use an existing assembed Boe-Bot or Shield-Bot robot, not included, and follow the instructions to Convert to a cyber:bot


Kit Contents

  • (1) micro:bit module (#32703*)
  • (1) cyber:bot board (#32702)
  • (1) 5AA Battery Holder, Barrel Jack (#753-00007)
  • (1) USB A to Micro B Cable (#805-00016)
  • Nuts and screws set to hold boards together

Downloads & Documentation

Product Specific Downloads
Download Details More Info
Webinar: Getting Started with Python, Micro:bit, cyber:bot - 10.84 MB | updated: 15 Jan 2020 - 10:04 am
Scope & sequence for cyber:bot robot with micro:bit - 90.87 KB | updated: 07 Oct 2019 - 4:50 pm
cyberbot library (Python) - 425.06 KB | updated: 03 Apr 2019 - 1:38 pm
cyber:bot Board Product Guide - 585.44 KB | updated: 28 Feb 2019 - 2:02 pm
Webinar - cyber:bot for micro:bit Preview - 6.1 MB | updated: 24 Jan 2019 - 4:49 pm

Additional Resources