2. Getting Started¶
2.1. Buying a GoPiGo3¶
To buy a GoPiGo3 robot, please head over to our online shop and search for the GoPiGo3 robot. From our shop, you can get sensors for your robot such as the Distance Sensor, the Grove Light Sensor, etc.
2.2. Assembling GoPiGo3¶
2.3. Connecting to GoPiGo3¶
2.4. Program your GoPiGo3¶
To install or update the GoPiGo3 library on your RaspberryPi, open a terminal or the command line and type the following command:
# follow any given instructions given through this command curl -kL dexterindustries.com/update_gopigo3 | bash
Also, in order to be able to use the
easygopigo3.EasyGoPiGo3.init_line_follower() methods, the DI-Sensors package is required.
You can install it or update it with the following command in the terminal:
# follow any given instructions given through this command curl -kL dexterindustries.com/update_sensors | bash
2.5. Connect More Sensors¶
The GoPiGo3 can also be paired with our in-house sensors. There are a number of digital and analog sensors that can be connected to the GoPiGo3. We have further in-depth documentation on the following 4 sensors:
For more on getting started with these sensors, please check the DI-Sensors documentation.