by David Bershadsky and Alexander Kirillov

A shield for Adafruit's Feather boards for making complex robots with ease

View all updates Oct 23, 2020

Production Updates and RoverWing Romi Robot Kit

by David Bershadsky

Thank you to all of our backers who have supported us throughout this process. In order to guarantee that all RoverWings that are delivered are all perfectly functioning, we have been working on designing an automatic testing jig in order to perform quick quality control checks on every RoverWing that we deliver.

Our testing jig PCB has been ordered and we expect to get it delivered within the next week and to have it set up and working in the following days.

Romi Robot Kit

Some of you may remember how we previously offered a full robot kit as an option for buying the RoverWing when we attempted to start our journey on Kickstarter. During our transition to Crowd Supply, we decided to drop that option due to logistical complexity. We have decided to not let that idea go to waste, and release the parts list as well as an instructional tutorial on how to build the RoverWing Romi Robot kit. This approach lowers the cost of actually getting a RoverWing Romi robot because it removes the logistical costs and complexity of us acquiring all the components, repacking them, and then redistributing them and allows you, the users, to get the parts directly.

The parts list for the Romi kit includes:
Romi Kit
Reflectance Sensor
HC SR-04 Sonar Sensors

Here is the tutorial video for how to assemble the RoverWing Romi robot:

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Includes one RoverWing board and connector set: one power cable ( XT30 to XT60 ), two motor cables (JST VH to bare wire).


RoverWing Top

One Top board for the RoverWing. It provides a power switch, small prototyping area, three NeoPixel LEDs, buttons, and a 3-line OLED display. Some soldering is required.


David Bershadsky and Alexander Kirillov

Alexander Kirillov is a professor of mathematics, but has been interested in robotics and electronics for many years. In 2008, he started a robotics team, Team Islandbots. After competing for a couple of years in First Lego League, Team Islandbots moved on to First Tech Challenge (FTC) and became one of the most successful teams on Long Island, twice advancing to the World Championship. David Bershadsky is an 18-year-old currently studying electrical engineering. He likes to spend time on projects such as building robots and designing PCBs. He got into robotics during 7th grade, when he joined the Islandbots FTC team 4137, coached by Alexander Kirillov.

David Bershadsky


Alexander "Shurik" Kirillov



PCB Fabrication & Assembly

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