Mini RobotShop Rover Chassis Kit

RobotShopSKU: RB-Rbo-155
Manufacturer #: MINI-ROBOTSHOP-ROVER-CHASSIS-KIT

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Description

  • Small, inexpensive tracked platform
  • Mounting for Arduino Uno or Raspberry Pi
  • Frame made out of laser-cut Lexan parts
  • No electronics version of Mini RobotShop Rover
  • Electronics sold separately

The Mini RobotShop Rover Chassis Kit is a small, inexpensive tracked platform onto which you can mount either an Arduino compatible microcontroller or a Raspberry Pi. The frame is made out of laser-cut Lexan parts, and the Tamiya Twin Motor Gear Box (must be assembled in configuration A) and Tamiya Track and Sprocket Kits are used for propulsion. Mounting hardware is included. There is a 30mm wide x 6mm high gap in the top support plate specifically for a RobotShop 3.7V, 1000mAh LiPo battery. Front mounting slots are for general use.

Note: The gearbox must be assembled in configuration A only.

Mini RobotShop Rover Chassis Kit- Click to Enlarge

  • 1x Mini RobotShop Rover Lexan
  • 1x Mini RobotShop Rover Hardware
  • 1x Tamiya Twin Motor Gearbox
  • 1x Tamiya Tracks & Sprocket Kit
  • Size: 10.5cm (W) x 11.5cm (L) x 4.5cm (H)
  • Weight: 135g

Customer Reviews

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Enthusiast
Nice parts but lot of work to assemble

When buying this product you need to understand that you'll get a lot of separate parts, which is basically parts for Tamiya gearbox and plastic parts for body. The guide, actually, describes pretty nicely how to assemble them, but you need to do it yourself, which was not clear to me. Couple of things to consider: the cover on plastic, which is described as "sticker" is pretty hard to remove without damaging body, but possible with modelling knife. edges on plastic body are very sharp, you need to be careful during assembly. But otherwise, parts fit nicely, delivery is fast and price is unbeatable.

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Enthusiast
Belles pièces mais beaucoup de travail à assembler

Lors de l'achat de ce produit, vous devez comprendre que vous obtiendrez de nombreuses pièces séparées, qui sont essentiellement des pièces pour la boîte de vitesses Tamiya et des pièces en plastique pour la carrosserie. Le guide, en fait, décrit assez bien comment les assembler, mais vous devez le faire vous-même, ce qui n'était pas clair pour moi. Deux choses à considérer : le couvercle en plastique, qui est décrit comme un "autocollant", est assez difficile à enlever sans endommager le corps, mais possible avec un couteau à modeler ; les bords du corps en plastique sont très tranchants, vous devez faire attention lors du montage. Mais sinon, les pièces s'adaptent bien, la livraison est rapide et le prix est imbattable.

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Enthusiast
Nice parts but lot of work to assemble

When buying this product you need to understand that you'll get a lot of separate parts, which is basically parts for Tamiya gearbox and plastic parts for body. The guide, actually, describes pretty nicely how to assemble them, but you need to do it yourself, which was not clear to me. Couple of things to consider: the cover on plastic, which is described as "sticker" is pretty hard to remove without damaging body, but possible with modelling knife; edges on plastic body are very sharp, you need to be careful during assembly. But otherwise, parts fit nicely, delivery is fast and price is unbeatable.

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Kevin
Nice inexpensive tracked platform

I purchased this to build a small, inexpensive, and simple RC tank based on Arduino Nano. Overall, I'm satisfied with the result but not without some modifications. Basically you're buying Tamiya track wheels, Tamiya twin motor gearbox, and custom-cut platform with this kit. Below are couple recommendations: 1) platform size: It is really small as it was designed for small rechargeable lipo battery. I wish it was maybe 2mm wider so that I could fit 4 x AA battery on the platform without using 8mm hex pillars to raise the battery holder. 2) Stock motor is not suitable for TB6612FNG motor driver. I had to replace stock motors with high voltage/low current motors.

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Kevin
Belle plate-forme sur chenilles peu coûteuse

J'ai acheté ceci pour construire un petit char RC peu coûteux et simple basé sur Arduino Nano. Globalement, je suis satisfait du résultat mais non sans quelques modifications. En gros, vous achetez des roues à chenilles Tamiya, une boîte de vitesses à deux moteurs Tamiya et une plate-forme personnalisée avec ce kit. Voici quelques recommandations: 1) taille de la plate-forme: Il est vraiment petit car il a été conçu pour une petite batterie lipo rechargeable. J'aurais aimé que ce soit plus large de 2 mm pour pouvoir installer 4 piles AA sur la plate-forme sans utiliser de piliers hexagonaux de 8 mm pour relever le support de pile. 2) Le moteur standard ne convient pas au pilote de moteur TB6612FNG. J'ai dû remplacer les moteurs d'origine par des moteurs haute tension / basse intensité.

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