Welcome to the Neobotix Documentation for MPO-500
The mobile robot MPO-500 features four Mecanum wheels which provide an extraordinary manoeuvrability. Each Mecanum wheel has several independent rollers mounted along its circumference. The axles of the rollers are rotated at 45° to the wheel's main axle. This design enables the robot to instantly move into any direction: the Mecanum wheels make it truly omnidirectional.
This kinematics offers a number of interesting advantages over other systems like Omni-wheels or the Omni-Drive-Modules of the MPO-700:
- Mecanum wheels have proven themselves worldwide since 1973,
- they require only a very simple and robust drive system,
- they allow instantaneous motion without alignment and
- the required control software is very simple.
These extraordinary features have made Mecanum wheels a very popular solution especially in robotics research.
|Payload:||Default 50 kg, high payload 150 kg|
|Dimensions:||986 x 662 x 409 (LxWxH, in mm)|
up to 7 h or up to 3 km
|Sensors:|| 1 or 2 x 2D laser scanner|
8 x ultrasonic sensors (optional)
|Control via:|| External PC (WLAN)|
Range Of Application
The mobile robot may be used in a large variety of applications:
Autonomous transportation tasks in industrial environments
Automatic measurement of physical data in large areas (e.g. gas concentrations, temperatures, noise, etc.)
Autonomous operations within large areas (e.g. surveillance, part handling, etc.)
Telepresence while controlled via wireless LAN
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