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HCR - Mobile robot platform with sensors and microcontroller

SKU: ROB0021

$1,053.75 AUD, inc GST
$957.95 AUD, exc GST

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HCR - Mobile robot platform with sensors and microcontroller
1053.75 AUD

SKU: ROB0021

$1,053.75 AUD, inc GST
$957.95 AUD, exc GST


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.


The HCR Mobile Robot Kit is a two wheel drive mobile robot platform which has three levels included (if you want, you can use only the parts you need, or make a two level robot). The kit includes two motors, 2 wheels (and one rotating third wheel) and all associated plates and hardware. The supports include spaces for servos and sensors and the base has holes specifically for mini-itx motherboards.



  • Aluminum power-coated orange 
  • Two 7w DC motors with 122:1 Gearbox 83 rpm
  • Two (2 Phases) encoders with 64 CPR 
  • 2 wheels (and one rotating third wheel)
  • Associated plates and hardware
  • Three bumper sensors
  • Five Sharp GP2D12 infrared sensors
  • Romeo Controller board (Arduino compatible)
  • Weight: 5.2kg
  • Dimensions: 34.2cmx31.3cmx26.6cm
  • DC Motor Specification:
    • Working voltage: 12V
    • No Load:10872 RPM
    • RPM after Gearbox :83RPM
    • Diameter:31mm
    • Length:55mm
    • Nominal output power:7W
    • Gearbox ratio:122:1
    • Encoders:Hall
    • Encoder Phase:AB
    • Encoder Resolution:64CPR
  • DC Motor Specification (Retired)
    • Working voltage: 12V
    • No load speed:8100RPM
    • RPM :120RPM
    • Diameter:30mm
    • Length:42mm
    • Nominal output power:17W
    • No load current: 75mA
    • Load current:1400mA
    • Gearbox ratio:66:1
    • Encoders:Optical
    • Encoder Phase:AB
    • Encoder Resolution:12CPR

Project Code

Shipping List

  • HCR Kit (including two motors with encoders)
  • Five Sharp GP2Y0A21 Distance Sensor
  • Romeo Controller board (Arduino compatible)
  • A 12V 7AH Battery is required to power the kit.
Documentation and Resources:

Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.