Tank Tread Kit


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Product Description

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!

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.

Additional Information

Weight 0.3556 lbs
Dimensions 1 × 1 × 1 in


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