Tank Tread Kit

  • 28106: Tank Tread Kit Assembled View - Robot not included
  • 28106: Tank Tread Kit
  • 28106: Tank Tread Kit Assembled View - Robot not included
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Product ID: 28106
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Overview

Turn your Parallax robot into mini-tank with the Tank Tread add-on kit!  Custom-made clear acrylic side panels mount to your robot's aluminum chassis, and hold sets of small rollers for the rubber treads.  A toothed gear replaces your robot's usual wheels, to drive the treads. 

Key Features:

  • Compatible with the Boe-Bot, Shield-Bot, ActivityBot, and cyber:bot robot kits.
  • Turns your robot into tank that can traverse rugged terrain.   
  • Includes standoffs that protect components in case of a roll-over.  
  • Treads and higher ground clearance goes over objects that wheels cannot.
     

NOTE: Robot not included! 

Details

Kit Contents:

  • 2 - Clear acrylic tank side panels            
  • 1 - Tank wheel and tread set (pre-drilled)
  • 8 - 4-40, 1/4" pan head screw            
  • 8 - 4-40, 3/8" pan head screw            
  • 8 - 4-40, 7/8" pan head screw            
  • 2 - 4-40, 1.5" pan head screw            
  • 10 - #4 lock washers            
  • 24 - 4-40, zinc plated nut            
  • 2 - 1.25" aluminum standoff       
  • 2 - Servo horns
  • 1 - Documentation

Kit Compatibility:

Note that the Tank Treads are not compatible with external encoders that a robots' spoked wheels.  See the Tank Tread Product Guide for details and programming tips, plus notes about using the Tank Treads with other Robot Accessories.

 

Downloads & Documentation

Product Specific Downloads
Download Details More Info
Robotics with the Boe-Bot Text - 4.35 MB | updated: 25 Sep 2012 - 3:23 pm
Advanced Tank Tread BASIC Stamp Demo Code - 1.5 KB | updated: 24 Sep 2012 - 8:43 pm
Tank Tread Kit with IR Tilt Sensors - 146.42 KB | updated: 24 Sep 2012 - 8:42 pm
Tank Tread Kit Documentation - 471 KB | updated: 05 Mar 2014 - 10:06 am

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