The good news about Wireless Thymio is that it is retro-compatible! If you already have a Thymio and you want to free it from its USB cable, all you need is a Wireless DIY kit!
You have a Thymio? Upgrade it and make it Wireless!
The Wireless DIY kit allows your Thymio to be programmed wirelessly. The advantages of this new features are numerous:
You can let the robot on the playground while programming it
You keep a continuous control of the robot and can stop it remotely if needed
You can see when each part of the program is executed
Check the values of the sensors, change the motor speed, and much more
Plot variables and events in real-time
Wireless Thymio can use its wireless module to communicate with other Wireless Thymio up to 50 meters
This procedure should be done only if you have experience in electronics and soldering. Any damage caused to the robot due to incorrect manipulation will cancel the robot's warranty. Mobsya association cannot be held liable for any accident, damage, or injury
A small proportion of the existing Thymio cannot be upgraded! Thymio robots sold before May 2012 are not compatible. To check whether your robot can become a Wireless Thymio, simply flip it and look between the wheels:
Not compatible, versions produced before May 2012. Thymio has an embossed inscription between the wheels: "design epfl/écal/mobsya"