Welcome to Modern Robotics

Welcome to Modern Robotics and the new CORE Controller range. This exciting new range of USB-enabled controllers has been developed in cooperation with FIRST and Qualcomm for the FIRST® FTC competition starting with the 2015 - 2016 competition season. 


When connected to an Android device, a phone or tablet, the Core Controllers provide all the connectivity to build and control robots, from the simplest tele-op platform to very sophisticated autonomous robots with motors, servos and advanced sensors.

Modern Robotics is proud to offer the MATRIX FTC Competition Set and other MATRIX building components.  MATRIX is an innovative 3D building system that encourages good engineering practices by design. 


Powerpole Connectors

Featured products

12V 3000mAh NiMH Battery

This size battery is the most popular battery for use in FIRST Tech Challenge. It has a Tamiya connector and a in-line 20A fuse of the same style as the Power Distribution Module.
$49.95

12v 4mm Motor Kit with Powerpoles

12v 4mm DC motor with a built in encoder, encoder wire, and Anderson Powerpoles. Mounting bracket included.
$43.95

12v 6mm Motor Kit with Powerpoles

12v 6mm DC motor with a built in encoder, encoder wire, and Anderson Powerpoles. Mounting bracket included.
$43.95

Core Motor Controller

The Core Motor Controller has two motor channels to connect and control two 9 - 15 volt DC motors, with optional encoders.
$79.95

Driver Station Kit

Mount your Android Phone to your Logitech Controller for mobility and control.
$19.95

Safety Glasses

Safety glasses: All in favor say “Eye!”
$1.95