DiddyBorg - The most powerful Raspberry Pi robot available

Just add Raspberry Pi and batteries to get started.

Super powerful, he can climb 45° inclines, tow and tank steer.

Click here for replacement parts and spares kits

Autonomous and remote controlling software.
  • Autonomous ball following
  • Autonomous Recon run
  • 6 axis Playstation 3 remote control (bluetooth module required)
  • Controlling via other computers on a network
It works with the Raspberry Pi model B or model B+, and supports mounting the Raspberry Pi camera on the front.
Raspberry Pi VersionCompatible?
Model AYES
Model A+YES
Model B rev 1 (Early)NO mounting holes
Model B rev 2YES
Model B+YES
Raspberry Pi 2YES
Raspberry Pi 3YES
Raspberry Pi ZeroYES - Camera Limitation and two mounting holes unused

Watch the DiddyBorg video
More Autonomous ball chasing videos

Phone and desktop web control and camera interface

For remote control and viewing with DiddyBorg

High quality motors with metal gears and a powerful 1.3Watts of output power. Each motor produces ~ 0.35Kg.cm torque!

Available in Black and Clear, it comes in kit form with detailed build instructions available on our website

Kit includes
  • PicoBorg Reverse
  • BattBorg
  • 6 motors with mounts and wheels
  • Battery holder
  • Chassis
  • All nuts, bolts and screws
  • Battery strap and cables
Kit requires but does not include: Raspberry Pi, SD card, 10x AA batteries (rechargeable recommended)
The Kit does not include optional parts: Raspberry Pi camera, Playstation remote, USB Bluetooth or USB Wifi module
Assembly requires soldering iron, solder, flat bladed screwdrivers and wire cutters (or at a minimum a good pair of scissors) and an adjustable spanner.

Shipped by Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed.

DiddyBorg Kit in Black

Unassembled DiddyBorg kit with Black Perspex chassis


DiddyBorg Kit in Clear

Unassembled DiddyBorg kit with Clear Perspex chassis


Optional Bluetooth module

USB Bluetooth module for your DiddyBorg.
Adds the ability to connect Bluetooth devices to your Raspberry Pi, such as keyboards, joysticks, and game controllers.
Perfect for use with the joystick examples provided when paired with a Bluetooth game controller.
If you have a PS3 controller see the Raspbians PS3 Bluetooth guide here to use it with this Bluetooth module.
Powered from the Raspberry Pi.


Optional WiFi module

USB WiFi module for your DiddyBorg.
Adds the ability to connect to wireless networks, allowing you to talk to your DiddyBorg remotely.
Perfect for remote access via SSH, or getting your DiddyBorg controlled from the network.
Powered from the Raspberry Pi.


Soldering Iron 40 Watt

Soldering iron suitable for assembling DiddyBorg, as well as other electronics.
BS approved with a UK standard 13A plug. 230V CE marked.
Please read the included safety instructions.
Please note delivery available only to UK for this Iron.


Lead free solder

2 meters of lead free solder, perfect for assembling DiddyBorg.
95.5% tin, 3.5% silver, 0.7% copper. 0.7mm diameter.
Has a lower melting temperature (217 deg C) than most lead free solder (~227 deg C)
Please ensure adequate ventilation and safety whilst soldering.