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Root® Lite

Coding Robots | RT00020

CYBER MONDAY: BUNDLE AND SAVE $99

Root® Lite

Coding Robots | RT00020

Our most affordable coding robot yet, the Root® Lite makes it easy to bring more robots into your home or learning space for less. Designed to provide a balance of value and…Show More

Our most affordable coding robot yet, the Root® Lite makes it easy to bring more robots into your home or learning space for less. Designed to provide a balance of value and utility, the Root® Lite is equipped with the essential features to transform learning to code into a grand adventure. If you’re looking for a way to bring code alive through art, music, and exploration, the Root® Lite is the choice for you. Show Less

Offers apply to select products and are only available through iRobot Education. No adjustments for prior purchases. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer expires at 11:59 PM PST on December 31, 2022.

Specifications

$129.99

Model:

Root® Lite Root® Pro Root® Combo Bundle

Pack:

1-Pack 6-Pack

$129.99

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Root® Lite

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$19.99

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$49.99

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$99.99

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What's Included

1 Root® Lite Coding Robot

1 Charging Cable

1 Set of Vinyl Cling Decals

1 Root™ Whiteboard Mat: Standard

1 Microfiber cloth

1 Dry erase marker

The iRobot Coding App

The iRobot Learning Library

How Does the Root Work

Powered by the iRobot Coding App, control your Root® Robots using a combination of graphical, hybrid and full-text code blocks!

Windows

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macOS

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Chrome

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iOS

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Android

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Specifications

Packaging

  • Shipping Details: Ships as 1 single unit
  • Dimensions: 3.94" D x 7.87" W x 7.48" H
  • Weight: 2.1 lbs

Connectivity

Root® Coding Robots use Bluetooth® Low Energy to connect to the iRobot Coding App. To control the robot, you must download the App and pair your Bluetooth-supported device or browser with the robot.

Technology

Battery

  • 2600 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery

Sensors

  • 4x Capacitive touch zones
  • 2x Front bumpers
  • 2x Light-sensing eyes
  • 2x Wheel encoders
  • 1x Power button
  • 1x 3D gyroscope
  • 1x 3D accelerometer
  • 1x Battery level monitor

Outputs

  • 2x Drive motors
  • 4x Large multicolor LEDs
  • 1x Piezoelectric speaker
  • 1x Marker lift & drop motor


External Connectors

  • 1x Charging cable port
  • 2x Charging contacts

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What age(s) are the Root® coding robots designed for?
A:
The Root® Coding Robots are designed for pre-readers as young as age 6. For any child under the age of 6, adult help is recommended.


Q: What operating systems are the Root® coding robots compatible with?
A:
The Root® Coding Robots are compatible with devices running most major, up-to-date operating systems, including Android, Chrome OS, Windows, iOS, and macOS. Users may access the iRobot® Coding App on the App Store or Google Play Store, or through Bluetooth enabled browsers at code.irobot.com.


Q: How do I connect my device with the Root® coding robot?
A:
In order to connect to the Root® coding robots using the iRobot Coding App, your device requires Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and a supported browser such as Chrome or Edge. Please ensure your device is running iOS 10 or higher.


Q: Are there activities available for the Root® coding robot?
A:
Yes! Please visit our learning library for hours of coding and STEM activities. Premium content modeled after educational standards is also available for purchase.


More questions?
Visit our support page!