Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Quadbot 4 Legged Robot chassis

The QuadBot robot chassis is a lightweight, simple 4 legged robot chassis ideal for students and hobbyist wanting to experiment with walking robots. It comes with 8 micro servos and is ready to use with the Red Back Spider Controller or any other controller (  Pololu Servo Controller )capable of PWM output to drive the included servos.Numerous holes and slots have been cut into the mounting plate allowing controllers and batteries to be easily mounted.

To make a Fully Functional Robot you will need to get a servo controller (Red Back Spider Controller or Pololu Servo Controller)  capable of controlling the 8 PWM servos and batteries. To make it more attractive you can consider adding blinking LEDs.

The kit includes:
· 1x laser cut acrylic mounting plate
· 4x foam rubber feet
· 8x leg segments
· 8x miniature servos
· 4x 3mm x 10mm pan head screws
· 8x 2mm x 6mm self tapping screws
· 8x 2mm x 8mm pan head screws
· 16x 2mm x 6mm pan head screws

Servo Specifications:
  • Weight: 8g
  • Torque: 1.5Kg / cm @ 6V
  • Speed: 0.1 sec / 60 degrees
  • Max voltage: 6V
  • Travel: 180 degrees