powerful 12 VDC motors are combined with precisely machined aluminum hardware to provide the power, strength, and beauty demanded by your mid-sized robot. All custom parts are CNC machined in-house at Parallax headquarters in Rocklin, CA. The mounting block makes securing this kit a breeze; and the included 6 inch (15.3 cm) pneumatic rubber tires are durable enough to handle a variety of smooth or rugged terrains without hesitation. The included Position Controllers use a quadrature encoder system to reliably track the position and speed of each wheel and report the data on demand. They can also be interfaced with HB-25 motor controllers to automatically provide smooth speed ramping and accurate position control.
This is the kit with all it'sparts. Pretty cool.
Mounting block and shaft
Alloy wheels CNC machined.
Cotter pin location on hub.
Factory machining at Parallax
Mounting blocks in production line.
Axles in bulk.
Machining in process.
Off the production line.
This motor mount will be one of my next robotic platforms. Watch this space.
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Welcome to this robotic site, I have some tutorials on my workshop and robots. I also have several robot designs and I would like to share some of them with you. I am married to Carol and have one son Jamie 14 yrs old. I will update this site Monthly on a regular basis. I have a number of robots on this site so go to the navigation and peruse the contents. There is also a section on building high end gaming PC's.