Sumobot Information

Welcome to the Sumo Bot information page

The Student Branch is currently offering theĀ Solarbotics Sumovore Mini-Sumo Kit.

Price: $175.00

Please complete an order form.


  • Powerful GM8 gear motors powered by a robust L293D motor driver
  • Five opto-reflector edge sensors
  • Two 38kHz IR emitters and detectors for opponent detection
  • 6AA power supply
  • Steel frame for easy assembly
  • Modular brain boards (discrete brainboard included)
  • Discrete brainboard “Anti Sumo-dance” behavior (stops two sumos from spinning around each other)
  • Discrete brainboard “Anti edge-ram” behavior (stops dual edge triggers resulting in repeated edge-charging)
  • Discrete brainboard offers selectable sumo/line-follower modes
  • Multiple trimpots for simple behavior tuning
  • Modular front edge sensor / IR transmitter daughterboard
  • Powder-coated front Steel (not Aluminum) plates (Black, Red, Silver/Black or Blue)
  • Wheels (Blue, Black, Yellow, Red or White)
  • 32-page detailed instruction document also contains full electronic schematics, both logical and symbolic for custom modifications
  • Arduino Sumo Shield
  • Arduino Uno

*The kits require advanced knowledge in soldering.


We have three options to help you get your robot built.

Assembled by Us: $40.00


Do It Yourself Assembly Workshop: $30.00


Assemble on your own at home: Free

**IEEE members get the robots at discount.

Please complete an order form.

Thank You