Root® Lite

Coding Robots | RT00020

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

Specifications

$129.99

Model:

Root® Lite Root® Pro Root® Combo Bundle

Pack:

1-Pack 6-Pack

$129.99

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Root® Lite

$129.99

Root™ Brick Top

$19.99

Root Adventure Pack: Coding at Sea

$49.99

Root™ Self-Guided Training

$99.99

Price for both:

$249.00

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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!

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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!