PiWings (Hex) Hexacopter - Educational Drone with Raspberry Pi Pico

£159.00 GBP

Product Description: Welcome to PiWings, where innovation meets education in the world of drones! Dive into the exciting realm of STEM/STE(A)M education with our PiWings (Hex) hexacopter, featuring a custom-designed Raspberry Pi Pico...

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Product Description: Welcome to PiWings, where innovation meets education in the world of drones! Dive into the exciting realm of STEM/STE(A)M education with our PiWings (Hex) hexacopter, featuring a custom-designed Raspberry Pi Pico flight controller. PiWings isn't just another drone; it's a comprehensive learning platform that seamlessly integrates technology, creativity, and fun, making it perfect for both kids and educators.

The PiWings (Hex) hexacopter is tailored to introduce young minds to the fundamentals of drones, coding, and electronics through intuitive design and ease of use. Explore endless possibilities with collaborative swarm robotics, drone art and light shows, and thrilling drone racing challenges. This educational drone empowers users to push the boundaries of creativity and technical skill.

Key Features:

  • Microcontroller: RP2040 (Raspberry Pi Pico)
  • Motor Driver: 3 Amp DC (6 Channel)
  • Servo Motors: 4 Channels
  • iBus Support: ESP-12E WiFi/Standard iBus RC controller
  • External Ports: I2C, SPI, UART, IO for custom Sensor/Actuator support
  • Status LEDs: 4 High-brightness RGB LEDs
  • Programmability: USB programmable
  • IMU: On-board 6 Axis IMU (MPU6050) for auto-leveling
  • Power Supply: 3V - 5.5V DC (1S LiPo / 1S LiIon / 3S NiMh)
  • Protection: Reverse supply protection

Bullet Points

  • Comprehensive Learning Platform: Designed for STEM/STE(A)M education, making it perfect for both kids and educators to learn about drones, coding, and electronics.
  • Seamless Connectivity: Features Wi-Fi connectivity with ESP8266 ESP-01, allowing for wireless communication and hands-on experience with IoT concepts.
  • User-Friendly Control: Easily pilot PiWings with the dedicated phone app or included joystick, offering flexibility and enhancing user experience.
  • Advanced Features: Includes a custom Raspberry Pi Pico carrier board, on-board 6 Axis IMU for auto-leveling, and support for external sensors and actuators.
  • Engaging Projects: Enable collaborative swarm robotics, drone art and light shows, and exciting drone racing challenges, making learning interactive and fun.

What Can You Do with Pi-Wings?

  • Collaborative Swarm Robotics: Program multiple drones to work together towards shared objectives.
  • Drone Art and Light Shows: Choreograph aerial art and light shows to music or scripted routines.
  • Drone Racing Challenges: Engage in thrilling racing challenges to test piloting skills and drone performance.

Specifications: Discover the technical prowess of PiWings with its custom Raspberry Pi Pico carrier board, Wi-Fi connectivity via ESP8266 ESP-01, graphical app control for seamless piloting via phone app, and joystick control compatibility for enhanced user experience.

PiWings (Hex) hexacopter is more than just a drone; it's an educational tool designed to inspire creativity and foster technical learning in STEM/STE(A)M education.

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