In this build guide, we'll carefully walk you through all the assembly steps to ensure you successfully bring your Spencer to life!

This DIY project should be exciting and fun regardless of your previous knowledge of electronics. We hope you're ready and excited to start working on your voice assistant. Let's get making!

Before you start, check out the anatomy guide to learn more about the components you're about to assemble.

Spencer's anatomy guide is a great addition to this guide that will explain all the components on Spencer's main board in more depth.

Age group

Like it says on the box, Spencer is designed for anyone who's at least 11 years old. 

Some of the assembly steps should be approached carefully, so make sure to have an adult jump in if you need some help with soldering or tightening the bolts later in the process. It's okay to ask for help.

Don't worry, though! We'll go through the assembly step by step and provide some useful tips along the way. We'll give you a heads-up if there's something important to keep in mind while assembling.

Assembly time

It should take you approximately 2 hours to fully assemble your Spencer.

Of course, the assembly time depends on your previous knowledge and experience. If you don't have any experience yet, don't worry! It just might take you a little longer to get into the groove and overcome the challenges in the beginning.


You don't need any specific skills before getting your hands dirty with this DIY project.

The main objective here is to have fun and learn something new.

So, buckle up, read through the instructions attentively, and prepare for an enjoyable ride! This opportunity marks your first step into the captivating world of engineering.

What you'll learn with Spencer

Spencer's primary mission is to deliver an engaging STEM experience, igniting your curiosity to explore and learn more in the future.

This project serves as an excellent introduction to electronics and, hopefully, lays the foundation for a promising journey in your engineering career.