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Anatomy of the Hummingbird Robotics Kit

Use this printable student notebook and activity sheet to learn more about the Hummingbird Duo hardware

Controller

Hummingbird Duo Controller
Components What Does It Do? Plug It In Icon
Outputs
Single Color LED

Single Color LED

Control the brightness of the light

Color: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)

Tri-Color LED

Tri-Color LED

Control the color of the light

Red: R (Red)
Green: G (Green)
Blue: B (Blue)
Black: - (Ground)

Servo Motor

Servo Motor

Control the angle of the motor from 0° to 180°

Yellow: S (Signal)
Red: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)

Gear Motor

Gear Motor

Control the speed of rotation

Yellow: + (Positive) and - (Ground)
Since both wires are the same color, the gear motor can be plugged in two ways. Switching them just changes which direction is "forward."

Vibration Motor

Vibration Motor

Control the intensity of vibration

Yellow: + (Positive) and - (Ground)
Since both wires are the same color, the vibration motor can be plugged in two ways. Switching them just changes which direction the weight spins.

Inputs
Distance Sensor

Distance Sensor

Measure the distance to the closest object

Yellow: S (Signal)
Red: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)

Light Sensor

Light Sensor

Measure the light around the robot

Yellow: S (Signal)
Red: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)

Temperature Sensor

Temperature Sensor

Measure the temperature around the robot

Yellow: S (Signal)
Red: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)

Dial Sensor

Dial Sensor

Measure how much the knob is turned

Yellow: S (Signal)
Red: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)

Sound Sensor

Sound Sensor

Measure the sound around the robot

Yellow: S (Signal)
Red: + (Positive)
Black: - (Ground)