This is a prebuilt robot that uses custom length sides and 10 inch tires(actualheight 11"). We have included everything to make it ready to run including batteries, controllers, chargers, etc.
This robot is built and ready to go! Please allow 1-2 days for packaging prior to shipment. We have included a RC controller with it, but it could be replaced with a microcontroller or a larger channel radio for pan and tilt camera system, etc.
Please contact us if you need this robot customized. The measures speed of this robot is approximately 225fpm. The robot is about 22" wide and 28" long (edge of wheels to edge of wheels). The robot has a 4.25" ground clearance. The total weight of the assembled robot with batteries, wheels, etc is 40lbs. The chassis dimensions are 14.75" wide by 21" long. The list below shows the measured total (all 4 motors combined) current draw for different scenarios:
The video below shows how well this robot handles most terrains and obstacles.
The DSP Beacon can be used in both the Non-Inverse Architecture (NIA) and in the Inverse Archicture (IA).
SparkFun's minimal design approach to Arduino. This is a 5V Arduino running the 16MHz bootloader.