Design your own Viper Kit

$159.99$249.99

The Fingertech Viper Combat Robotics Kit comes with everything you need to get started in combat robotics.
– The custom-formed 6061-T6 Aluminum chassis has plenty of strength and space for additional components and upgrades.
– A 6-Channel radio transmitter and receiver pair leaves four channels free to add any active devices you desire. (Optional, in case you already have a radio.)
– Two FingerTech “Silver Spark” 33.3:1 ratio gearmotors with 2.25″ Snap Wheels provide both speed and pushing power.
– Two FingerTech “tinyESC” speed controllers translate the radio receiver commands into motor movement and provide 5V power to the radio.
– Polycarbonate combat armor keeps the components safe.

The Viper Combat Robotics kit is fully intended to be sawed, drilled, modified, and upgraded. Recommended for ages 10+ (6+ with a parent).
Its base weight is only 313grams (11.0oz) leaving:
• 141grams (4.97oz) for additional parts if entering the Antweight (1lb) weight class
• 1049g (37.0oz) if entering the Beetleweight (3lb) weight class. (The Viper is mainly run in the Antweight 1lb class)

$159.99$249.99

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Product Documents

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Specifications

  • A complete Viper Combat Robotics Kit comes with everything you need to get started in combat robotics.
  • The custom-formed 6061-T6 Aluminum chassis has plenty of strength and space for additional components and upgrades.
  • A 6-Channel radio transmitter and receiver pair leaves four channels free to add any active devices you desire. (Optional, in case you already have a radio.)
  • Two FingerTech “Silver Spark” 33.3:1 ratio gearmotors with 2.25″ Snap Wheels provide both speed and pushing power.
  • Two FingerTech “tinyESC” speed controllers translate the radio receiver commands into motor movement and provide 5V power to the radio.
  • Polycarbonate combat armor keeps the components safe.

The Viper’s base weight is only 313grams (11.0oz) leaving 141grams (4.97oz) for additional parts if you are entering the Antweight (1lb) weight class.  The Viper is fully intended to be sawed, drilled, modified, and upgraded.

Viper Robotics Specifications:

Dimensions:

Body Width: 16.5cm (6.5in)
Length: 14cm (5.5in)
Body Height: 3cm (1.18in)
Weight: 313grams (11.04oz)

Combat Robotics Kit Includes:

Chassis: 15gauge (1.45mm / 0.057in) 6061-T6 alloy Aluminum stamped and formed baseplate (pic). Has mounting holes for motors, armor and add-on kits.
Motors: 2x 33.3:1 Silver Spark Gearmotors
Motor Controllers: 2x tinyESCs translate the radio commands into motor movement and power the receiver.
Wheels: 2x 2.25×0.75″ Snap Wheels are soft and grippy.  A direct hit will be absorbed and won’t destroy your motors!  Includes 3mm x 0.75″ Snap Hubs.
Battery: Rechargeable 7.4V 300mAh “Galaxy” lipoly pack.
Power Switch: A Switch/charge jack that you unplug to turn on. Comes pre-soldered with a female JST connector and includes a pair of Mini Terminal Blocks for making wiring connections.
Plug has male JST end for easily recharging the lipoly battery.
Armor: 3mm (0.118in) thick front wedge and 1.5mm (0.059in) top armor made of high-strength polycarbonate
Screws: Four 2-56×0.125″ screws for mounting the motors. Ten 6-32×0.25″ screws for fastening armor.
0.05″ and 5/64″ hex wrenches included for tightening screws and setscrews.
Instructions: Detailed instructions with many pictures and tips for getting more from your robot will also be provided for reference and maintenance.

 

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