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    Blackhawk Robotics Expansion Board

    #71000
    $299.00
    (98 In stock)

    Studica Blackhawk Expansion Board is a programmable expansion add on  for your myRIO project. The board is used with the Studica MD2 driver board and the NI myRIO to control servo motors and to add additional sensor expansion and I/O including limit switches and relays. 

    Note:

    • Requires Studica MD2 Driver Board and NI myRIO with LabVIEW and StudicaToolkit

    The Studica Robotic Expansion Board features:

    • 5V - 3A Servo power that supports to 2 additional servos
    • 5V - 5A additional power output
    • 5V and 12V FPV camera power
    • Dedicated myRIO and Radio power ports to power both devices easily
    • 3 Digit Voltmeter to give the current battery voltage
    • Reverse Voltage Protection
    • 3 on board Relays, 1 of the Relays can be changed into a timed switch for an indicator light by flipping the switch next to the relay to enable the timer.
    • Arduino like Microcontroller on board to give sensor feedback to the myRIO
    • 4 Sharp Sensor ports
    • 2 Studica Line Follower Sensor ports
    • 16 Pulled high Limit Switch ports
    • Arduino 1.0 Header
    • Superfast 84 MHz speed
    • Dedicated I2C header to plug directly into the I2C header of the MD2 board

    MD2 Motor Driver Adapter for NI myRIO

    #71010
    $189.00
    (510 In stock)

    The Studica MD2 is a next-generation high performance Motor Controller Driver and Sensor Adapter with many added features to make it ready to use in your robot project. The included VNH5019ATR-E Motor Controller ICs are very robust with high current output and several important protection features. Many other I/O options have been incorporated into this design to make it extremely easy to interface to several different sensors.

    Features,

    • Includes 2 VNH5019 Motor Controller ICs,
      • 2 Enable Inputs, 2 direction inputs, one PWM input per channel up to 20Khz
      • Up to 12A Continuous output per channel, 30A peak current short ms duration
      • Under-voltage, over-voltage, reverse-voltage protection
      • Thermal Shutdown protection
      • Current Limit protection
      • Current Sense Output Proportional to Motor Current (approx. 140 mV/A)
      • Loss of Ground and Loss of Vcc Protection
      • Protection against short to Ground and short to Vcc

    Specifications,

    • 3V-compatible inputs
    • Directly interfaces with myRIO MXP Port
    • 8-16V DC Battery Input Terminal, J7, (GND, MTRS+ PWR)
    • Jumper Selectable Current sense feedback from the VNH5019 Motor ICs, J12, J17
    • Reverse Power LED Indicator
    • FWD and REV Motor Direction LED Indicators
    • 3 Servo Headers, J9, J10, J11, (SIG, SVDC, GND)
    • 1 Parallax Ping Sensor Port, J13, (GND, VCC, DIO)
    • 1 Sharp IR Port, J21, (AI0, VCC, GND)
    • 1 LSB Port, J18, (VCC AI0, AI1, AI2, AI3, GND)
    • 1 NavX Port, J19, (VCC, SDA, SCL, GND)
    • 2 Encoder Ports, J22, J23, (VCC, ENCB, GND, ENCA)
    • 1 I2C Port, J20, (NC, SCL, SDA)
    • Built in 5V 3A voltage Regulator
    • 3.3V Power Rail Header, J3, from myRIO
    • 5V Power Rail Header, J4, from onboard regulator
    • GND Rail Header, J6
    • Separate Servo Power Input, J8 (SV+ PWR, GND)

    myRIO with Studica Toolkit

    #70750
    $567.00
    (5 In stock)

    Includes the Studica Toolkit and 3 classroom licenses of labVIEW, the NI myRIO, industry-standard reconfigurable I/O (RIO) technology, the enclosed version of myRIO (myRIO-1900) places three I/O connectors, wireless capabilities, a dual-core ARM real-time processor, and a customizable Xilinx FPGA. With its on board devices, seamless software experience, and library of course-ware and tutorials, myRIO provides a controller ideal for the WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Competition.

    Includes Driver and Software DVD, USB cable, power supply with international accessory and MSP screw-terminal connector.

    Note: This can only be purchased by educational institutions or students for use with the WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Competition.

    Titan Quad Motor Controller

    #70152
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    The Titan Quad Motor Controller is a powerful, 4-channel CAN-based motor controller with a built-in fuse-box (for DC motors up to 20A).

    Features:

    • 4 x Hardware encoder ports – one for each motor
    • 2 limit switch ports for each motor
    • Fuse box to set manual current limits
    • 2x Power extension ports to power other 12VDC devices. I.E.
      • VMX Robotics Controller
      • Servo Power Module
    • Built in LED Controller
    • 6A power supply for LED’s
    • i2c communication port to control LED Controller
    • USB ports are updated to USB-C to better support todays cable standards
    • Step File
       

    VMX Robotics Controller

    #70176
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    The Studica VMX is a powerful robot controller,

    • Enables Tele-op and autonomous control
    • Programmable in Java, C++, Python, LabVIEW, and ROS
    • Integrates the navX-IMU, a Linux based controller, Gigabit Ethernet, USB3 ports and built-in Wifi/Bluetooth. 
    • Can be used an a Robot Control System or Vision/Motion processor
    • Supports Open CV, Tensor Flow, SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping 
    • Step File

    The Studica VMX leverages five recent key technology developments,

    • Highly-integrated, inexpensive, WiFi-enabled, multi-core Linux computing platform with lots of USB IO for expansion
    • 32-bit ARM Microcontrollers incorporating sophisticated I/O and digital communications engines
    • Low-cost MEMs Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs)
    • Powerful software providing rich libraries and tools for developing robot software in C++, Java
    • CAN bus for high-speed, real-time communication between devices

    The Studica VMX Technology Enables,

    • Far richer development environments and tools
      • Because VMX is much more than a robot controller – it is a powerful, Linux-based   desktop computing platform with network/monitor/keyboard/mouse support.
    • Very powerful software features
      • State-of-the-art software development GUIs (e.g., VS Code) libraries and tools (drive-  train kinematics, path-planning, vision processing, autonomous navigation,   performance data acquisition/playback)
    • Access to cutting-edge sensors (for use outside the competition)
      • VMX’s multitude of modern digital communications interfaces and Linux-based   operating system allow users to directly access most modern devices (e.g., Intel   RealSense tracking and depth cameras and LIDAR

    VMX/Titan Plus Upgrade Kit

    #74003
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    (In stock)

    This kit may be used with older structure and most sensors.  It includes everything required to connect to the collection and sensors. The only other electronic item required may be the SR-Pro Camera.

    Includes,