There are an infinite number of ways you could approach the design of your robot's electronics. We've put together an example build you can replicate or use as a jumping-off point for your own unique design.

Example KILLSWITCH Base Kit
Item $ # $$ oz Description Link
ESC $8.49 2 $16.98 .35 2S 10A w/reverse, for brushed motors Amazon
Motor $21.95 2 $43.90 2.9 9.7:1 metal gearmotor, 990 RPM @ 6V Pololu
Motor Mounts $7.45 1 $7.45 .75 metal gearmotor mounting brackets (pair) Pololu
Motor Hubs $6.95 1 $6.95 .3 universal aluminum wheel mounting hub Pololu
Battery $4.87 2 $9.74 2.15 2S (7.4V), 1000 mAH capacity, 20C constant discharge rate HobbyKing
Radio $59.88 1 $59.88 .55 10-channel transmitter and 6-channel receiver pair Amazon
Charger $29.14 1 $25.99 lithium polymer (LiPo) balancing charger, AC input HobbyKing
TOTAL
$170.89

 

 

Here's an example parts list for a high-speed kinetic weapon, such as a vertical or horizontal spinner.

Example KILLSWITCH High-Speed Weapon Kit
Item $ # $$ oz Description Link
Motor $18.74 1 $13.72 1.95 Brushless Motor, 1000KV HobbyKing
ESC $10.56 1 $10.56 .3 Brushless ESC, 30A HobbyKing
TOTAL
$24.28

 

 

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