ELEGOO UNO Auto-Follow Infrared Remote Robot Kit

Last updated: August 9, 2022


If your child learns better with hands-on activities, you'll want to consider going with this robot kit. It's designed for beginners and is easy to assemble. Once the robot is constructed, you'll be able to choose between several different modes, including auto-go, infrared control and obstacle avoidance.

We looked at the top Robot Kits and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Robot Kit you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This educational STEM robot kit is an excellent tool to spark your child's interest in robotics.

In our analysis of 65 expert reviews, the ELEGOO UNO Auto-Follow Infrared Remote Robot Kit placed 8th when we looked at the top 18 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

ELEGOO Smart Robot Car Kit V3.0 is an educational and fun kit based on ELEGOO UNO R3 controller board (Arduino-Compatible) designed for both beginners and professionals to learn electronics, programming and robotics (STEM). With our easy-to-follow tutorial assembling this robot car kit would be very intuitive and simple regardless of whether you are an engineer or a novice. Building up your own robotic project has never been so easy and fun. Just follow our tutorial and step by step you will have your own running car kit within no time. This kit enables you to have a good quality time with your children and empower them to develop and inspire their imaginations. If your kids, family or friends are attracted to the electronics and robotics world, this kit would be a great choice and perfect gift for them to start their first step on electronic journey. Contains 24 kinds of module parts including obstacle avoidance, line tracing module, infrared remote control and also you can control it via phone and tablets of Android and iOS system, etc.

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Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

ELEGOO Smart Robot Car: An educational STEM kit beginners (kids) to get Complete Package: Contains 24 kinds of module parts including obstacle avoidance, line tracing Easy to Assemble: All the module interface has been modified with XH2. 54
Using the kit and a smartphone, we will be in full control of the four-wheeled smart car, which we can drive forward, left, right, and backwards - all from the control of a smartphone!
Well-made parts. Elegoo components are surprisingly well-constructed.
Line tracking feature for a smooth motion on a predesigned runaway using infrared transmitter and receiver tubes, only constraint being a clear and long run-away.
The Elegoo Smart Car is a nice introductory mobile robot kit. It is easy to assemble and has everything you need to get started with learning practical physical computing principles

What reviewers didn't like

However, it’s still difficult for beginner robot DIYers to figure out.
The tires have a lot of grip. As a result, turning wasn’t very good out of the box. My solution was to simply add a strip of plastic tape to each front tire, so the slick side was in contact with the ground.
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