Thursday, December 11, 2008

ARobot Mobile Robot

ARobot (pronounced "A robot") is a computer controlled mobile robot designed for Experimenters and Educators. Ages 14 and up (younger with help) can enjoy unlimited experimentation by programming the on-board Basic Stamp II control computer.

Learn about computer programming, motion control, sensors, path planning, object avoidance, and more. Easily assembled in a few hours using common hand tools (no soldering required). Connect ARobot to your personal computer for programming and begin your adventure.

  • Rugged aluminum frame (no plastic or wood)
  • Dual front whisker sensors
  • Rear wheel steering servo motor
  • Front wheel industrial DC gear drive motor
  • Real optical wheel encoder
  • On-board coprocessor handles all motor control
  • Controllable red and green LED's
  • Sound output transducer
  • Two user defined push button switches
  • 3 User-defined RC servo control ports
  • Serial communications port
  • Expansion connector
  • Socket to accept a Basic Stamp II controller chip
  • Dimensions: 10" x 10", 5" tall, 2-1/4 lbs.
  • Runs on 8 AA-cell batteries for 5 hours or more