Leo Rover is an outdoor Robotics Development Kit.

Designed to be reliable, watertight and extendable.

docs.leorover.techgithub.com/LeoRover

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To download:
https://a360.co/38g5wWx

Size and performance

Size

Weight: 6,5 kg
Dimensions: 410x460x270 mm
Payload capacity: 5 kg

Upper platform mounting dimensions

Dimensions: 299 x 183 mm
Hole grid: 18 x 15 mm
Holes: 40 x Φ 7mm + 22 x Φ 5,5mm

Performance

Estimated maximum obstacle size: 70 mm
Protection rating: complies with IP66 (not certified)

Run time: Estimated 4 hrs of nominal driving

Connection range: Up to 100m (with live video stream)

Wheels

Motors: 4 x in-hub DC motor with 73.2:1 planetary gearbox and 12 CPR encoder
Wheel diameter: 130 mm
Tire material: rubber with foam insert (non-pneumatic)

Battery

Voltage: 11.1 V DC
Capacity: 5000 mAh
Type: Li-Ion with internal PCM
Short-circuit, overcurrent and overdrain safety features
Max. current: 8A (total for the whole Rover)

Speed

Max. linear speed: ca. 0.4 m/s
Max. angular speed: ca. 60 deg/s

Camera and network

Camera

Camera resolution: 5 MPx
Lens: Fisheye with 170 deg field of view (IR non-filtered; night-vision allowed)

Network

WiFi 2.4 GHz access point with external antenna
WiFi 2.4 GHZ + 5 GHz on internal RPi antennas for connectivity

Software

Operating system: Ubuntu 16.04 + Robot Operating System
Ready-to-go UI located under '10.0.0.1' when using standard Leo Software Image.

Firmware based on hFramework - open source programming framework.

leo rover research kit

Electronics

RaspberryPi 3B+ or 4B as main computer

Core2-ROS as real-time microcontroller: STM32F4 (@168MHz, 192KB RAM, 1MB Flash)

Connection interfaces

Externally available

1x waterproof microUSB socket
1x antenna RP-SMA male socket
1x 3-pin Weipu SP13 12V power socket

Internal open interfaces

6 x servomotor interface with built-in DC/DC converter (selectable multiple voltage level)
4 x UART
3 x I2C
1 x SPI
1 x CAN
13 x ADC
8 x interrupt input

+ RaspberryPi's: 2x USB, 20x GPIO, RJ45 Ethernet, 1x RPi display port, Bluetooth 5.0 with BLE

Controller

You need any web-enabled device to access stock UI under '10.0.0.1' in your browser.
Device requirements: Windows/Linux/Android/macOS

For easier development ROS on your device is highly recommended.

FAQ

How long does it take to assemble the Rover?
Do I need to buy anything other than Dev Kit to built the Rover?
What tools and knowledge do I need to assemble the Rover?
Can I write my own software to the Rover?
Is the Rover autonomous?
Learn more on how to develop on leo rover ->