Husky A200™ UGV mobile base

Husky A200™ UGV mobile base

Husky A200™ UGV mobile base
Clearpath Robotics | A-000000-06393
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Husky A200™ UGV mobile base: You can now explore the great outdoors

The Husky A200 mobile robotic base has been designed to perform in the toughest environments. Coming with a powerful and no-maintenance four-wheel drive, High impact tyres, one of the most favourable gound clearance available, the Husky A200 mobile robot will add a new dimensions to your field robotics.

Husky A200™ supports robotics open source software standard: ROS

You can now use a simpler way to program complex systems thanks to the ROS (Robot Operating Systems) standard or LabView Robotics from National Instruments.

Husky A200 mobile robot can be programmed using ROS

The Husky A200 Husky mobile base has been the first field robotics platform to natively support ROS. You will find it easy to find tutorials and demos to help you get started quickly. If you find yourself stuck or looking for help in your programming, you can turn to experts sharing their real-life expertise within the ever-growing ROS community.

Don’t hesitate to help yourself with the sample code library freely available to start your research and take part in the community by sharing your code with other users of the large users community of Husky A200 mobile robot users.

Husky A200 uses an open source serial protocol. You will have access to all raw data without being blocked by proprietary system. ClearPath robotics offers API support for ROS and options for C++ and Python on Husky mobile robot.

Husky A200 UGV mobile base hardware customisation options

Have you ever been forced to change your whole setup in the middle of a research project? The hardware modifications that you will do on your Husky mobile robot can be done in the blink of an eye thanks to adaptable payload tools, easy access to 5/12/24 V power supply and inputs/outputs that can be easily reconfigured. A mobile base prototyping has never been easier or faster.

Husky A200™ UGV mobile bases have already found their places in the following prestigious universities

Applications of the Husky A200 UGV mobile base

Multi-robot systems

The Husky A200 mobile base has been designed with a scalable architeture, turning it into the ideal platform for testing and deploying systems on many robots simultaneously.

Perception and navigation

You can improve estimation state thanks to the vehicle tuning control parameters, high precision odometry measures and diagnostic systems.


The Husky A200 unmanned ground vehicle mobile base can easily interface with many industrial type of robotic arms for teleoperation or manipulation purposes.


The Husky A200 mobile base is delivered ready-to-install for all activities involving teleoperation. You just need to get your wireless controller connected and get started quickly!

You will find a compilation video for navigation strategies tested on a Husky A200 mobile robot using ROS (Robot Operating System).

Technical specification of the Husky A200 UGV mobile base

Dimensions and weight

  • External dimensions (L x W x H): 990 x 670 x 390 mm (39 x 26.4 x 14.6 in)
  • Internal dimensions: 296 x 411 x 155 mm (11.7 x 16.2 x 6.1 in)
  • Weight: 50 kg (110 lb)
  • Wheels: 330 mm (13 in) Lug tread
  • Ground clearance: 130 mm (5 in)

Speed and performance

  • Max. payload: 75 kg (165 lb)
  • All-terrain payload: 20 kg (44 lb)
  • Max. speed: 1.0 m/s (2.3 mph)
  • Drive power: 4 x 4 wheels with no maintenance
  • Max. climb grade: 45° (100% slope)
  • Max. traversal grade: 30° (58% slope)

Battery and power system

  • Battery chemistry: SLA (Sealed Lead Acid)
  • Capacity: 24 V, 20 Ah
  • Standby runtime: 8 hours
  • Nominage usage runtime: 3 hours
  • Charge time: 4 hours
  • Power supply: 5 V, 12 V, 24 V (fused at 5A/ea). 192 W total power (option: upgrade to 480 W available)

Interfacing and communication

  • Control modes: Direct voltage, wheel speed, and kinematic velocity
  • Feedback: Battery voltage, motor currents, wheel odometry, and control system output
  • Communication: RS232 @ 115200 baud
  • Encoders: Quadrature: 78,000 pulses/m
  • Drivers and APIs: ROS, C++, and Python


  • Operating ambient temperature:-10 to 30 °C (14 to 86 °F)
  • Storage temperature: -40 to 50 °C (-40 to 122 °F)
  • Rating: IP 44 (upgrade to IP 55 available)

Programmable Husky A200 UGV Mobile base dimensions




The Husky package comprises essential elements that include a mini-ITX with Linux and ROS, already installed, along with a top plate that enables effortless attachment of sensing, manipulation or computer hardware. By linking the sensors to the onboard computer and utilizing Husky-controlled power supplies, you can initiate your work without any complexity.

starter package


  • Ground up robotics research and development
  • Integration of sensors, manipulator or scientific equipment


  • Mini ITX computer
  • Top plate
  • Open IMU
  • Gamepad controller
  • Spare Battery


  • LMS 111 laser range finder
  • M5525-E PTZ outdoor dome camera
  • VLP-16 3D LIDAR
  • SwiftNav Duro GPS


The Explorer Pro Package is an upgraded version of the Explorer Package, offering advanced features and enhancements that make it a superior autonomous outdoor platform. With the help of advanced sensors, it can cover long distances. A 50m SICK LMS-151 LIDAR facilitates mapping and terrain quantification from a distance, while a pan-tilt-zoom IP camera allows tele-operation from afar. The Husky in this package has an IP55 weather-resistant upgrade that makes it suitable for outdoor use, and the lithium battery pack is upgraded, doubling the system's run-time.

starter package


  • Outdoor autonomous navigation
  • Remote inspection and long distance tele-operation
  • larger scale mapping and localization


  • GPS, IMU, and Mini ITX
  • Clearpath base station
  • Lithium battery
  • LMS-151 LIDAR
  • IP55 weather proofing upgrade


  • FLIR Blackfly camera
  • UR5 Universal Robotic Arm
  • Robotiq 3 finger gripper
  • Robotiq FT 300 force-torque sensor


The Mapping Package is an advanced upgrade that enables large-scale 3D mapping and navigation with high precision. Equipped with a Novatel Inertial-GNSS navigation system, including a fiber optic gyro, this Husky can maintain accurate positioning even when the GPS signals are intermittent. Dual antennas further facilitate the determination of GPS-based true heading, ensuring high accuracy. A Velodyne 32e 3D LIDAR provides detailed perception of the surroundings. Additionally, a lithium battery upgrade prolongs the run-time of the system.

starter package


  • Outdoor autonomous navigation
  • Remote inspection and long distance tele-operation
  • larger scale mapping and localization


  • Velodyne VLP-16 3D LIDAR
  • GNSS navigation system
  • Lithium battery


  • FLIR Blackfly camera
  • GNSS RTK navigation reference system

Use Cases


SERVAL project: teleoperated robotic arm for nuclear decommissioning.


ROSBIM project: integrating robotics into the construction industry.

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