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Rover 5 Robot Platform

Stock code: ROB-10336

If you're looking for a chassis base for your next robot, look no further than the Rover 5. The Rover 5 uses 4 independent motors, each with a hall-effect quadrature encoder and gearbox. The entire gearbox assembly can be rotated at 5 degree increments for different clearance configurations. You can even replace the tank treads with traditional wheels.

This isn't a wimpy or flimsy robot base. Weighing in at over 2.5 pounds without batteries, this base is heavy duty and can drive over quite a bit. Check the manual below for dimensional drawings.

Features:

  • Adjustable gear box angles
  • 4 independent DC motors
  • 4 independent hall-effect encoders
  • Thick rubber tank treads
  • 6x AA battery holder
  • 10Kg/cm stall torque per motor

Documents:

  • Manual
  • [Datasheet](http://cdn.sparkfun.com/datasheets/Robotics/RP6 motor TFK280SC-21138-45.pdf) (Motors)
  • [Quadrature Encoder Example](https://cdn.sparkfun.com/datasheets/Robotics/How to use a quadrature encoder.pdf)
  • Remote Control Tutorial

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