RP6V2-C Press Release

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Global Specialties Introduces a new RP6V2 Robot Kit with RC5 Remote and Battery Charger:
 
  • The RP6V2-C Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Kit
 
September 16, 2014, Yorba Linda, CA --Global Specialties today introduced a new RP6V2 Robot Kit with RC5 remote and battery charger. The RP6V2-C is an economical autonomous mobile robot system which provides an introduction to the fascinating world of robotics. It is designed for beginners as well as experienced electronics and software developers.
Programmable in C, the RP6V2-C has many possibilities for expansion as your programming skills grow.
 
The RP6V2-C is ideal for educational curriculum at universities, trade schools, high schools and of course hobby users.
 
With an extensive manual, lots of example programs, and a huge C function library, programming is easy and you can instantly start experimenting with your robot.
 
Features:
  • ATMEGA32 8-bit RISC microcontroller with 8 MIPS and 8MHz clock
  • Delivered fully assembled (no soldering needed)
  • CD with software, 138 page manual, and many extras
  • AVR-GCC and RobotLoader open source software for use with Windows and Linux
  • Programmable in C
  • Receives IR codes in RC5 format from the included remote control
  • USB Interface for easy programming and communication
  • Modular I2C bus expansion system
  • Expansion boards may be stacked as needed
  • Sample C programs and huge C function library
  • Powerful tank drivetrain can negotiate steep ramps and obstacles
  • Large payload capacity
  • Light, collision, speed and IR-obstacle sensors integrated
  • Two 7.2V DC motors
  • 625 CPR encoder resolution for precise speed regulation
  • Six PCB expansion areas
 
RP6V2-C comes with the following items:
  • RP6V2 robot
  • CD with software, user manual, and sample programs
  • 10-pin connector
  • USB connector cable
  • USB programmer interface
  • High speed battery charger
  • RC5 remote control
 
 
Media and Pricing:

Available immediately, the RP6V2-C has a list price of $269.
 
For additional technical specifications, accessories, photos, videos, and support documents, visit: RP6V2-C Webpage
 
Download high resolution images: RP6V2-C Photos
 
RP6V2-C videos
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About Global Specialties
Since 1973, Global Specialties has been the recognized leader in innovative electronics training solutions for education and industry. Global Specialties' prototyping and trainer systems set the worldwide standard for reliability, durability and long life, designed to take the sustained use of educational, research and product testing environments. A leader in the development of integrated teaching systems, Global Specialties offers completely packaged courses including everything required for effective instruction. Global Specialties' products are available from electronics distributors worldwide.

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