Getting Started with Quarky

May 21, 2021

Get Started with Quarky

  1. Let’s begin! Connect the battery provided in the kit to Quarky.
  2. Assemble the wooden mounting parts.
    1. Snap the battery holder on the bottom of the robot as shown in the image.
    2. Snap the battery holder lock on top of the battery holder matching the lock as shown in the image. Your battery is now secured.
    3. Power up Quarky by sliding the power switch inside.
  3. Follow the instructions and play Catch the Fruits game using left and right buttons.
  4. Now let’s play music using the touch sensors! Wave hand near the rear IR sensors to make your Quarky happy!
  5. Go to https://bit.ly/PictoBlox and download PictoBlox, your graphical coding companion for the journey.
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  6. Learn to program your robot, control it wirelessly, and have endless fun!
  7. Click here to access online AI course, and redeem the enrolment key to kickstart your AI journey!
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Note: Course redeem key can be found on the inner lid of the box.

Assembly 1 – Making the Quarky Robot

  1. Mount the motor:
    1. Mount the motor to the Quarky board on the back side using M2 bolts and motor bracket as shown in the image:
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      Note: Tighten the bolts using the screw driver provided in the kit.
    2. Attach the motor connectors on Quarky’s backside. Make sure you attach the motors to the corresponding pins: Red is Left and Blue is Right.
    3. Attach the wheels to the motor as shown in the image:
  2. Attach the castor wheel using two spacers and the bolt.
  3. Insert the Battery and place it at the back side. Keep the red wire towards the right side.
  4. Assemble the wooden mounting parts.
    1. Snap the battery holder on the bottom of the robot as shown in the image.
    2. Snap the battery holder lock on top of the battery holder matching the lock as shown in the image. Your battery is now secured.

Assembly 2 – Mounting the Smartphone Holders on Robot

  1. To mount the Smartphone holders, firstly fix them on Quarky’s front edge. Once the Smartphone holder is fixed in the front, then press on the rear side.
  2. Mount the Smartphone holder lock horizontally across the holder.
  3. Place your Smartphone on the holders horizontally or vertically (use rubber bands to secure it).


Assembly 3 – Vertical Configuration of Robot

  1. Remove the castor wheel from the robot and attach it to the castor plate.
  2. Remove the battery holder lock and then the battery holders. Gently unsnap them from  the edges.
  3. Mount the castor plate on the back side of the board. Adjust the wires of the speaker accordingly.
  4. Connect the battery and then mount the battery holders and the battery holder lock to secure the battery.
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