Makeblock mBot Ranger


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Category: arduino, education, kit, mbot, new, robot

mBot Ranger Overview

The mBot Ranger Robot Kit is a three-in-one STEM educational robot kit which supports 3 building forms: robot tank, three-wheeled racing car, and a self-balance car. Program & Control mBot Ranger via iPad, tablets, or laptop to start your exploration!

Suited For

  • Kids of 8 years and older. Below 8 years with older persons help.
  • Adults.
  • The graphical (mBlock / Scratch) programming software is designed for primary and middle school students and is easy to learn.


  • Three forms for different scenarios: robot tank, self-balance car, and 3-wheeled car;
  • Ready-to-use projects built-in Makeblock HD app for immediate fun and play;
  • Graphical programming developed based on Scratch for kids to learn entry-level coding;
  • Numerous online courses and guides for further study and development.

Description mBot Ranger

Off-Road Land Raider

Being an off-road robot tank, Land Raider is designed to handle a wider variety of terrain than most other vehicles or robot car.

Dashing Raptor, the Predator

Transform your Land Raider easily, turning it into Dashing Raptor, which is a three-wheeled racing car that runs/spins fast like a raptor which eagers to catch its game.

Self-Balance Nervous Bird

A smart self-balance car which remains level when driving straight or standing still and leans at an angle when making turns.

Powerful Mainboard

Latest Me Auriga mainboard developed based on open-source Arduino Mega 2560. It provides not only 5 on-board sensors, but also 10 extension ports that enable you to add more functions per needed.

Graphical Programming from PC

mBot Ranger is fully compatible with mBlock which is a graphical programming environment based on Scratch 2.0 Open Source Code. It makes programming projects and interactive applications easier through simply dragging and dropping function blocks.

iPad/Tablet Programming

In addition to PC programming, mBot Ranger also supports being programmed from your iPad and tablets with an easy-to-use app – Makeblock. Explore with mBot Ranger using the existing projects, or develop your own.

Wireless Control

MakeblockHD provides existing projects which enable you to interact with Ranger immediately. Push the button to control Ranger wirelessly and start having fun! Using Bluetooth or 2.4G.

Free Online Courses

Provide 16 chapters of courses on graphical programming with Ranger, helping kids to enjoy the fun of programming in various game scenes step by step.

The mBot Ranger Robot online course

Easy Wiring

Modules in this kit all equipped with RJ25 ports for easy wiring. Just by connecting the modules together, robots can be built in a really quick way. All the wiring is simple and very clean.

Infinite Extensibility

Fully compatible with Makeblock platform (about 400 parts totally), allowing you to develop more projects or ideas adding Makeblock parts on Ranger or to explore hundreds of free projects online for more fun.

      • mBot Ranger part list

      • Specifications
        Software and
        PC-mBlock; iPad/Tablet - Makeblock
        Arduino IDE
        Main Control Board Arduino Mega 2560, 256KB flash memory, 8KG SRAM, 4KB EEPROM
        Sensor 2 x Light sensor
        1 x Sound sensor
        1 x Gyroscope
        1 x Temperature sensor
        1 x Ultrasonic sensor
        1 x Line follower
        Speaker 1 x Buzzer
        Battery 6 x AA battery (not included)
        Motor 2 x 400 RPM Encoder Motor
        Wireless Communication Bluetooth/2.4G
        Dimensions 200 x 165 x 120mm (7.78 x 6.49 x 4.71inch) Max.
        Weight 1600g (56.44oz)
      • mBot Ranger VS. mBot

        If you're trying to figure out the difference between mBot Ranger and mBot, check this comparison chart.

        mBot Ranger mBot
        Form(s) 3 1
        Main Control Chip Arduino Mega 2560 Arduino Uno
        Extension Ports 10 motor/sensor ports 4 sensor ports
        On-Board Sensor 6 x sensors, include:
        Light sensor
        Ultrasonic sensor
        Line follower
        Temp sensor
        Sound sensor
        3 x sensors, include:
        Light sensor
        Ultrasonic sensor
        Line follower
        LED Lamplets 12 2
        PC Programming mBlock mBlock
        iPad/Tablet Makeblock HD mBlockly
        Smartphone App Under development mBot app
        Communication Bluetooth/2.4G Bluetooth/2.4G
        Online Courses

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