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Rigid and lightweight, the FarmBot Gantry is constructed from durable aluminum extrusions and 3mm thick connecting plates. Coupled with powerful NEMA 17 stepper motors, the system can precisely position tools in the XYZ space with millimeter accuracy.
Sensors, drills, nozzles, seed injectors, and more. FarmBot’s Universal Tool Mount provides 12 electrical connections and six liquid or gas lines that can support any tool you can imagine. Tools are magnetically coupled allowing FarmBot to automatically select the right tool for the job.
Setup, customize, and control FarmBot from your web browser. There is no special software to install or update. Simply visit my.farmbot.cc from your laptop, tablet, or smartphone to get started.
Graphically design your farm or garden by dragging and dropping plants into the map view. Our game-like interface can be learned in just a few minutes with the on-screen tutorials so you’ll be growing veggies in no time.
The map view automatically spaces your plants appropriately, applies default grow settings, and creates a schedule of operations for each plant’s lifetime.
Ready to get more advanced? You can customize every grow setting to your exact specifications for that perfect vine-ripe tomato.
Want to hack your watering nozzle to have a powerwashing mode for removing bugs? Did you design and build a specialized weed removal tool?
With the Sequence Builder, you can quickly and easily create custom sequences of operations to take full advantage of your hardware – no programming is required. Simply drag and drop basic operations and other sequences together, adjust the parameters to your liking, and save.
The Decision Support System adjusts water, fertilizer, and pesticide regimens; seed spacing, timing, and more based on soil and weather conditions; sensor data, location, and time of year.
The Manual Control page allows you to move the device and operate it’s tools in real-time. Next time friends are over, pull out your phone for a quick demo!
In addition to these boards, FarmBot uses the popular RAMPS shield and Pololu stepper drivers to power its NEMA 17 stepper motors and the Universal Tool Mounting system.
Join our team in pioneering a new paradigm of farming. All of our software, hardware plans, and documentation is free for you to download and improve upon. Together we can take back ownership of our food, localize production, and optimize our processes to feed the next billion people sustainably.
Create an open and accessible technology aiding everyone to grow food and to grow food for everyone.
Grow a community that produces free and open-source hardware plans, software, data, and documentation enabling everyone to build and operate a farming machine.