PhantomX Hexapod Mark IV (pre-assembled)
InterbotiX has now released its very latest version of the mobile and customisable PhantomX robot. This MK-IV model comes pre-assembled and offers new performance features, boosted by the latest Dynamixel servos.
A new-and-improved PhantomX Hexapod kit
If you liked Mark III, you’ll love this updated version of the mobile robotics kit, which gives the spider new and original powers.
The PhantomX Hexapod Mark IV kit comes pre-assembled with WiFi connection, and is fully supported in Ubuntu 18.04c / ROS Melodic. It can also communicate remotely using its Bluetooth antenna, and be guided using a PS4 controller (to be configured).
- The microcontroller found at the heart of this beast is a Raspberry Pi 4B board (4 GB RAM, 32 GB additional memory on a micro SD)
- The RasPi’s GPIO connectors allow you to add a nice collection of tools: sensors, 3D cameras, IMU, lidar range finders, etc.
- The new additions round out an already rich repertoire of movements, with the possibility to choose between three different walking gaits and to perform a quick dance on the spot
18 latest-generation Dynamixel servo motors
Mark III already included 18 Dynamixel AX-12A servo motors, and this brand-new model designed for higher education and research also boasts the ultimate in Robotis technology:
- 18 XL430-W250-T servos with TTL connection
Technical specifications of the PhantomX Mark IV robotics kit
- 3 supported walking gaits
- Gazebo simulation
- Python API
- Programming board: Raspberry Pi 4B with 4 GB RAM
- PlayStation 4 remote control
- Code structure: IRROS
- 1 pre-assembled Hexapod MK-IV: shelled or unshelled, it’s up to you
- 1 PS4 controller
- 11.1V, 4500 mAh LiPo battery
- 1 Dynamixel U2D2
- 12V/5A power supply
- 1 USB2 micro cable
- 1 battery charger
- Drivers, additional hardware
- Payload capacity: 500 g
- Speed: 129 mm/s
- Estimated run time: 45 minutes
- Dimensions: 190 x 615 x 544 mm
Resources for the InterbotiX hexapod kit
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