Chapter 2. building ROV3R

Now that you’re familiar with the pieces that come in the EV3 set, it’s time to build your first robot: ROV3R, a mobile robot that is built with just a few parts. Thanks to its modular design, reconfiguring it for various missions is a snap. In this chapter, I’ll show you how to combine the wheeled version of ROV3R with different sensors and tools (see Figure 2-1 and Figure 2-2), but you can easily swap out ROV3R’s wheels for treads. In the chapters that follow, you’ll learn how the added sensors and tools work and then program these ROV3Rs to accomplish various tasks.

Along with the building instructions that follow, you’ll find many tips and tricks. As you read through the instructions, you’ll learn various building ...

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