Colony Scout Mechanical Platform

Mechanical Layout

Existing Colony Bots
Motors
COUNT: 2
SPEED: 70 RPM
TORQUE: 43oz-in
MASS: 33g/each
Power: 58mA @ 5V

Wheels
DIA: 2.625"

Battery
6.0V 2600 mAh NiMH

Linear Velocity
~25cm/s

Colony Scout
Motors
COUNT: 4
SPEED: 100 RPM
TORQUE: 90oz-in
MASS: 9g/each
Power: 70mA @ 5V

Wheels
DIA: 1.65"

Battery
7.4V 4000 mAh Li-Ion

Linear Velocity
~21cm/s

Suggestions/Comments: (add suggested features here)
  • Modular components -- swap to larger wheels, etc
  • PTO Analog -- add an arm or other environment manipulator

Additional Colony Scout Materials

Colony Scout Homepage

Bill of Materials

Mechanical Platform

IR Sensor Array

Colony Scout Localization and Orientation

Design Validation & Course Testing

Efficient Communication over Mesh Network


Mechanical_System.png - Mechanical Layout (207 KB) Dan Shope, 05/17/2009 05:59 pm