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Mini 3-Layer Round Robot Chassis Kit - 2WD with DC Motors

SKU: ADA3244

$41.95 AUD, inc GST
$38.14 AUD, exc GST

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Mini 3-Layer Round Robot Chassis Kit - 2WD with DC Motors
41.95 AUD

SKU: ADA3244

$41.95 AUD, inc GST
$38.14 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 150 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 30th of Oct with Express Post within Australia.

Does this guy look familiar? Of course it does! It's Adafruit's Black, 3-Layer Round Robot Chassis Kit from AdaBox002!

This kit gives you everything you need to build the shell of a 2-wheel-drive Mobile Platform Robot! You get the metal plates that make up the chassis, two DC drive motors with matching wheels, and a caster ball for balance. You'll fill in the rest with a power supply, microcontroller board, and motor controller. The differential drive (two separately driven wheels) allows for a near zero turning radius while the high-strength aluminum alloy body plus high-quality high-speed motors make it suitable for flat indoor surfaces. It's adorably small like Adafruit's other round robot, but has an extra layer for more storage and comes in fashionable Adafruit black!

Adafruit of course have suggestions to run the motors like Adafruit's TB6612 breakout, Motor FeatherWing, Motor Shield for Arduino, or Motor HAT for Raspberry Pi. Basically anything that can do two bi-directional brushed DC motors at ~5V and 1.5 Amp peak. To steer the wheels, you'll need a microcontroller to toggle the motor driver like Adafruit's Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE, which we used for AdaBox002, and to power the robot Adafruit used a 4 x AA battery holder (not included) which fits nicely between layer #2 and #3. But this is all up to you and your imagination!

Note: LiPoly Battery, Feather board, FeatherWings, and Feather accessories are not included! This is just the body of the mobile platform robot. Purchasing AdaBox002 will set you up with nearly everything you need, or you can use whatever microcontroller and motor drivers you already have.

Kit includes: 

  • 2x Drive Motors (drive with 3-6VDC, 200-400 mA run, 1.5A hard stall)
  • 2x Wheels
  • 1x Plastic Caster Ball
  • Anodized aluminum frames and all mounting hardware for assembly

Technical Details

Assembled Dimensions:

  • Length of Metal Plates: 100mm / 3.9"
  • Width of Car (wheels assembled): 109mm / 4.3"
  • Height (wheels assembled, 3 plates): 66mm / 2.6"
Documentation and Resources:

Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, 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:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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