NEW PRODUCT – Octagon Chassis Frame – Blue Plastic – 16cm x 16cm x 4cm

 

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NEW PRODUCT – Octagon Chassis Frame – Blue Plastic – 16cm x 16cm x 4cm


This Blue Octagon Chassis makes for an excellent robot body that’s easy to machine and modify. It’s a single piece of 4mm thick plastic, with a variety of holes, slots and cutouts for mounting boards, sensors, and servos. The sides are notched to fit two DC Gear ‘TT’ motors – you’ll want to get four M3 or 4-40 screws about 24mm/1.0″ long to mount the motors. At either end you can screw on a ball caster. You can build a very sturdy (and quite handsome!) medium-sized robot rover with this frame.

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  • Can be used to build a 2-wheel robot
  • Tons of mounting holes & slots!
  • You can drill and cut plastic so it’s easy to modify
  • Top is nice and large, so it will fit a Crickit, Raspberry Pi, Jetson Nano…whatever you want!
  • Won’t crack or break if it falls down the stairs (alright, it happens)

Remember, this is just the plastic frame chassis! Motors, wheels, motor driver, microcontroller, etc are not included!

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You’ll probably want to also pick up the following to complete the robot body.

Then you will also need a microcontroller and motor driver that can drive the 5V DC motors. We recommend one of the following:

A matching microcontroller or microcomputer is also required!

In stock and shipping now!


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