Khepera II


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Specifications


Features

  • Compact
  • Easy to Use
  • Affordable
  • Powerful Microcontroller
  • Many Sensor and Actuator Extensions
  • Free Software, Curriculum, Papers


Khepera II Specifications

Elements

Technical Information

Processor

Motorola 68331, 25MHz IMPROVED

RAM

512 Kbytes IMPROVED

Flash

512 Kbytes
Programmable via serial port NEW

Motion

2 DC brushed servo motors with incremental encoders (roughly 12 pulses per mm of robot motion)

Speed

Max: 0.5 m/s, Min: 0.02 m/s

Sensors

8 Infra-red proximity and ambient light sensors with up to 100mm range IMPROVED
AND
Power Consumption NEW

I/O

3 Analog Inputs (0-4.3V, 8bit)

Power

Power Adapater
OR
Rechargeable NiMH Batteries IMPROVED

Autonomy

1 hour, moving continuously IMPROVED. Additional turrets will reduce battery life.

Communication

Standard Serial Port, up to 115kbps IMPROVED

Extension Bus

Expansion modules can be added to the robot using the K-Extension bus.

Size

Diameter: 70 mm

Height: 30 mm

Weight

Approx 80 g

Payload

Approx 250 g

Simulators

WEBOTS, Realistic 3D Simulator and robot programming (Windows & Linux)

BotController. 2D simulation and robot programming

Development Environment for Autonomous Application

KTProject, graphical interface for GNU C Cross-Compiler (Windows)

GNU C Cross-Compiler, for native on-board applications (Windows, Linux & Sun)

Freeware

Remote control Software via tether or radio

LabVIEW® (on PC, MAC or SUN) using RS232

MATLAB® (on PC, MAC, Linux or SUN) using RS232

SysQuake® (on PC, MAC, Linux or SUN) using RS232

Freeware

Any other software capable of RS232 communication