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Bill of Materials

John edited this page May 17, 2019 · 34 revisions

This page lists everything you need to build JetBot, along with purchasing links from popular vendors.

Some of the parts are 3D printed. We provide the STL files needed to print these parts. Please see our 3d printing page for tips on printing.

Common parts

You need these components for each JetBot.

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
Jetson Nano 1 $99.00 NVIDIA
Micro SD card 1 $13.99 Amazon 64GB
Power supply 1 $7.50 Adafruit Micro USB, 5V, 2.5A
Motor 2 $5.90 Adafruit, Amazon(1), Amazon(2) "TT" form factor
Motor Driver 1 $19.95 Adafruit, Amazon
Caster ball 1 $6.30 Amazon 1-inch diameter
Battery 1 $15.99 Amazon 2x 5V/3A output, 10,000mAh
USB cable pack 1 $6.99 Amazon Type A to Micro, right angle
PiOLED display 1 $14.95 Adafruit, Amazon
PiOLED header 1 $5.95 Adafruit, Amazon, Sparkfun 2x(3+) right angle male
Chassis 1 -- STL file see 3D printing
Camera Mount 1 -- STL file see 3D printing

Camera

You need a camera with appropriate sensor and field of view for each JetBot. Select an option and get the parts specified.

Option 1 (default) - Leopard Imaging Camera

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
Camera 1 $29.00 Leopard Imaging LI-IMX219-MIPI-FF-NANO-H145

Option 2 - RPi Camera V2 + Lens Attachment

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
Camera 1 $23.90 Amazon, Adafruit Raspberry Pi Camera V2
Camera lens attachment 1 $18.99 Amazon(1), Amazon(2), eBay 160-degree FoV

WiFi

You need a WiFi solution for each JetBot. Select an option and get the parts specified.

Option 1 (default) - M2 Card + Antennas

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
WiFi card 1 $18.95 Amazon, NewEgg M2, Intel Wireless-AC 8265
WiFi antenna 2 $5.06 Arrow U.FL connectors

Option 2 - USB Dongle

Notice (5/17/2019): We're currently tracking an issue with the Linux driver for the below USB WiFi dongle that may cause connectivity issues. You can find information in this forum post. For now, we recommend using Option 1 listed above. Thank you to those who discovered this issue!

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
WiFi Dongle 1 $9.99 Amazon RTL8192U chipset

Wheels

You need wheels with a "TT" motor shaft connector for each JetBot. Select an option and get the parts specified.

Option 1 - 60mm

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
Wheel 2 $5.00 Adafruit 60mm diameter
Caster base 1 -- STL file for 60mm wheel
Caster shroud 1 -- STL file for 60mm wheel

Option 2 - 65mm

Part Quantity Cost URL Notes
Wheel 2 $3.00 Adafruit 65mm diameter
Caster base 1 -- STL file for 65mm wheel
Caster shroud 1 -- STL file for 65mm wheel

Assembly Hardware

You need the following parts to build JetBot. They come in packs, so order the quantity you need for the number of JetBots you are going to build.

Part Qty per JetBot Qty per pack Cost per JetBot URL Notes
Adhesive pads 2 48 $0.14 Amazon
M2 screw 20 100 $1.29 Amazon 8mm long, self tapping
M3 screw 4 60 $0.47 Amazon 25mm long
M3 nut 4 100 $0.24 Amazon
Jumper wires 4 40 $0.13 Amazon Female-female, ~20cm

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