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If assembly is chosen as an option below, this item will not qualify for free shipping. Description:
This is a configurable robot kit with selectable options at the bottom of the page. The options are pre-selected to reflect our recommended configuration but can be changed to suit your needs.
This All Terrain Robot (ATR) is designed and fabricated in North Carolina USA and fully supported by SuperDroid Robots, an industry leader in robotics. This is a 2WD robot that uses our
IG42 motors and can use 6 inch tires, 10 inch standard tires, or 10 inch tiller tires. It uses our motor mount tubes to mount two IG42 motors and a single ball bearing to take most of the load off of the motor shaft. A single caster is mounted in the rear of the robot. The robot uses differential steering (movement is based on two separately driven wheels placed on either side of the robot body. It can thus change its direction by varying the relative rate of rotation of its wheels). The 2WD robot is excels at turning with heavy loads and on high friction surfaces where a 4WD robot might have trouble. See our ATR page for more details about our All Terrain Robots. If you need this robot customized beyond the provided options below, Contact us. Specifications
These specifications are based on the Standard Configuration listed below. These values may change based on the options selected.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 18" x 21.75" x 6.75"
Speed: 3.5 mph (310 feet per minute)
Payload Capacity: Approximately 50lbs.
Axle Mount: Single Bearing
Drive Method: Direct Drive Standard Configuration
This is our recommended loadout for the TP-111-042 and includes everything listed below.
This configuration includes everything needed to make it run! Other options, including assembly, are detailed in the Available Options section. Available Options
While we recomend the standard configuration, if you would like to customize your robot we offer many options you can choose from at the bottom of the page. The TP-111-042 kit allows for a wide range of customizations based on your needs. We offer a variety of motor controllers, batteries, RC controllers, and encoders so you can configure the robot to meet your requirements. The weight of the robot will vary depending on how the robot is configured (batteries are the main cause of this). You can find detailed specs such as weight and dimensions by clicking on the component and viewing its product page. For help selecting components, read the information below.
Gear Motors: Choose from our selection of different RPM gear motors. As you go down in RPM, your payload capacity will go up but your speed will go down. As you go up in RPM, your payload capacity will go down but your speed will go up.
Wheels: Choose from our selection of 6in or 10in wheels. You can choose from our standard grip pneumatic tires or if more traction is required you can choose our rugged all terrain traction lug tires.
Batteries: We offer two types of batteries with this kit: Lead Acid and LiFePO 4. The lead acid batteries are good batteries but heavy and do not provide any internal circuit protection. The LiFePO 4 batteries are much lighter, have internal circuit breakers to prevent damaging themselves, and can survive more charge cycles.
Motor Controllers: Choose from our selection of RoboteQ, Sabertooth, and RoboClaw motor controllers. In most configurations, a single motor controller is all that is required. The left side motors share a channel while the right side motors share the other channel. We offer the option to double the quantity in case you require encoders on all four motors.
Encoders: This robot can be configured with encoders used for odometry and/or speed control. They are very useful if you are planning on making your robot autonomous or semi-autonomous. For encoders, select motors with encoders and the appropriate motor controller and encoder hookup. Linked below in the documentation and support section are some resources that help in selecting encoder options.
RC Controllers: We offer several options for controlling your platform. If you are planning on using this robot with a microcontroller, Wi-Fi control package, or similar device an RC controller is not necessary.
WiFi Control Package: We offer an option to control your robot with a WiFi package. If you wish to have encoder feedback, there is an option for WiFi Package with encoder input.
Upper Deck: You can choose to add either a plastic ABS or aluminum upper deck to your assembly. This is a great way to add space for any additional components you might want to add.
Wheelie Bar: Your robot package comes standard with a wheelie bar to add additional support. While we recommend the wheelie bar, you can choose to not have it.
Assembly: You can choose if you'd like our team to assemble the kit prior to delivery. If you have selected encoders and want assembly you must select the assemble with encoders in the options section. The in-house assembly will typically add a week to delivery. Documentation and Support:
Contact us if you need help selecting options or need a custom configuration. Delivery:
This item is Built to Order and usually ships in 2-4 Days.
Assembly will add approximately 1 week.
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