boe bot

Parallax IDE system requirements:

  • Chromebook, Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X operating system
  • Google Chrome browser (installed)
  • Serial port or USB 2.0 port plus USB Drivers
  • Internet connection (only for driver installation and Google account syncing)
  • Serial or USB BASIC Stamp 2 Development Board


  • Note: Requires 4 AA batteries, not included, and a PC running Windows XP/Vista/7. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
  • Board of Education development board with a BASIC Stamp 2 microcontroller  (#28803)    
  • Durable brushed-aluminum chassis with mounting holes for servos and accessories  (#700-00022)    
  • Parallax continuous rotation servos for the drive wheels  (#900-00008)    
  • Sensors including whisker-switches, phototransistors, and infrared emitter/receiver pairs           
  • LEDs and a piezospeaker for audio and visual feedback            
  • All the resistors, capacitors, and jumper wires needed to build the circuits            
  • All the screws, nuts, and other hardware needed to build the Boe-Bot
  • Parallax #1 Phillips/flathead screwdriver
  • USB A to Mini-B cable to connect the Boe-Bot to your Windows computer for programming        


Programming Kit Boe-Bot, ASIC Stamp Activity/ Discovery Kits
WINDOWS   Ide purple   BASIC blue
Mac   Ide purple 
Chromebook   Ide purple
Linux   Ide purple
Software Used

ide purple Parallax IDE for Chrome, basic blue BASIC Stamp Editor

S5 Box