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Configurable - WC1000-DM4-E, 4WD All Terrain Robot Enclosed Platform
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Configurable - WC1000-DM4-E, 4WD All Terrain Robot Enclosed Platform
Item Name:
Configurable - WC1000-DM4-E, 4WD All Terrain Robot Enclosed Platform
Item #:
TP-197-004
Manufacturer:
SuperDroid Robots
Adjusted Price:
$4,332.40/ea. - Qty: 3 - 5
$4,104.38/ea. - Qty: 6 and above
Availability:
Built to Order: 1-3 Weeks
Quantity:

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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 is a 4WD robot kit that uses four of our heavy-duty 120 RPM Wheel Chair Motors and our 13" tiller tires. The wheels are mounted directly to the heavy-duty motor shaft for simplicity. High ground clearance, high payload capacity, and powerful motors make this robot a workhorse. The enclosed chassis is fabricated out of heavy-duty aluminum that has been CNC plasma cut and welded together. 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 and "pivot turn" in place.

See our ATR page for more details about our All Terrain Robots. If you need this robot customized beyond the provided options below, please contact us.

Specifications

These specifications are based on the Standard Configuration listed below. These values may change based on the options selected.

  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 37" x 25" x 16.25"
  • Weight: 166lbs
  • Speed: 4.5mph (396 feet per minute)
  • Payload Capacity: Approximately 250lbs.
  • Axle Mount: Direct Mount (DM) - Axles are mounted directly onto the motor shaft.
  • Drive Method: Direct Drive

Standard Configuration

This is our recommended loadout for the WC-1000 DM4-E 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

You can customize your kit using the options listed below.

The WC-1000 DM4-E 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.

  • Batteries: We offer two types of batteries with this kit: Lead Acid and LiFePO4. The lead acid batteries are good batteries but heavy and do not provide any internal circuit protection. The LiFePO4 batteries are much lighter, have internal circuit breakers to prevent damaging themselves, and can survive more charge cycles.
  • Battery Charger: All chargers provided are smart chargers that will change to a trickle charger once maximum voltage is reached. Only choose a battery charger if you are getting lead acid batteries. The LiFePO4 batteries come with their own charger.
  • 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 telemetry and/or speed control. They are very useful if you are planning on making your robot autonomous or semi-autonomous. If this option is selected a high resolution optical encoder is installed on the motor. Linked below are some resources that help in selecting encoder options.
  • RC Controllers: We offer several options for controlling your platform. All RC controllers listed are failsafe (motor controller will stop sending commands if remote is disconnected). If you are planning on using this robot with a microcontroller or similar device an RC controller is not necessary.
  • Paint: We offer a durable textured truck bedliner paint for the chassis. Unpainted will come with a sanded aluminum finish.
  • Assembly: You can choose if you'd like our team to assemble the kit prior to delivery, as well as if you'd prefer our team to assemble only the mechanical components or perform a complete assembly. The in-house assembly will typically add a week to delivery.

For help selecting the encoder options, read our support articles on encoders:

Contact us if you need help selecting options or need a custom configuration.

Documentation and Support:

  • Click here to view a CAD drawing of this robot.
  • Click here to view an electrical schematic of this robot.
  • Click here to see other related schematics.
  • A complete manual is provided for assembly at the time of purchase.

Delivery:

  • This item is Built to Order and usually ships in 1-3 Weeks.
  • Assembly will add approximately 1 week.
  • Need it faster? Contact us
Item Options - Customize
Select an option by clicking on its button. To see more details about the option select the option name, selecting 'more details' in the pop-up will take you to that options product page. Default selections (if any) are pre- selected for you. Click on the update button below to see the price with your selected options.

These are standard items that are required. They are checked and grayed out indicating that they are not optional and cannot be unchecked

Aluminum 4WD Robot Chassis - WC DM
Manual linked on Item Page

Select the motors you would like.

Select the wheel and shaft set you'd like for the robot. You can also choose to get the robot without wheels and shafts.

Select the battery for running the motors. The motors for this kit require 24V. The more amp hours, the longer the run time. (The 42Ah LiFePO4 batteries come with chargers so you do not need to select one from the list below).

Select this option if you want a customized battery mount(s) that will fit the battery(ies) you selected above.

No Battery Mount
Battery Brackets (Add $85.00)

Select the option if you want us to include appropriate charging system with your selected batteries. (Note that you do not need to select a charging systemo for the 42Ah LiFePO4 batteries since they come with their own.)

No Battery Charging System
Charging System-Qty. 2 SLA Batteries (35 or 55Ah) (Add $90.00)
Charging System-Qty. 4 SLA Batteries (35Ah) (Add $180.00)

Select the motor controller you want to use.

Encoder Options: Be sure to read the post on choosing encoder options (linked in the description above) before selecting any of the following components.

No Encoders
Add encoders to motors (Add $738.00)

Encoder Options: Be sure to read the post on choosing encoder options (linked in the description above) before selecting any of the following components.

Select the type of RC Controller you desire to control the robot. If you are planning on using this robot with a microcontroller or similar, a RC controller is not necessary.

Durable coat of Bedliner Primer and Paint

Unpainted
Tactical Black Bedliner (Add $455.00)

We offer a couple of assembly options. An assembly manual is linked above under the Documentation and Support section.

Unassembled
Mechanical Assembly (Add $420.00) (Add 1 week)
Complete Assembly (Add $780.00) (Add 1 week)
Complete Assembly with Encoders (Add $860.00) (Add 1 week)
An Asterisk '*' indicates that one or more options is Out of Stock!
Item Price
Adjusted Price
$4,560.42
 



An Enclosed 4WD All-Terrain robotic platform kit. Built to navigate rough terrain with internal storage for electronics. Customization for components available. High payload capacity. This item replaces TP-194-004.
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