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    Hardware Features

    This product has been discontinued, the new version can be found here.

    The LoCoBot is a mobile manipulator from Carnegie Mellon University and designed to run Facebook AI's PyRobot. PyRobot is an open source, lightweight, high-level interface on top of the robot operating system (ROS). It provides a consistent set of hardware-independent mid-level APIs to control different robots. PyRobot abstracts away details about low-level controllers and interprocess communication so users can focus on building high-level AI robotics applications. 

    The LoCoBot is built on the Yujin Robot Kobuki Base (YMR-K01-W1) and powered by the Intel NUC NUC8i3BEH core i3 Mini PC. The platform also comes with the WidowX 200 Mobile Manipulator and an IntelĀ® RealSenseā„¢ Depth Camera D435. LoCoBot comes partially assembled and is designed for users to be up and running as soon as possible. 



    • Intel RealSense 3D Camera D435
    • Edge Detection & Bumper Sensors
    • Kobuki Mobile Base
    • WidowX 200 Mobile Arm
    • Maximum translational velocity: 70 cm/s 13
    • Maximum rotational velocity: 180 deg/s (>110 deg/s gyro performance will degrade)
    • Payload: 2kg 
    • Cliff: will not drive off a cliff with a depth greater than 5cm
    • Threshold Climbing: climbs thresholds of 12 mm or lower
    • Rug Climbing: climbs rugs of 12 mm or lower
    • Expected Operating Time: 4-6 hours (operating time varies depending on loadout)
    • Expected Charging Time: 2-3 hours (charge time varies depending on loadout)


    • 8th Generation Intel Core i3 8109U processor
    • 8GB Ram
    • 250GB SSD
    • Intel Iris Plus Graphics
    • 802.11AC WiFi / Bluetooth 4.0

    LoCoBot was used in CS16-662 Robot Autonomy at CMU by Professor Oliver Kroemer. Here are some of the projects from the class:



    WidowX Robot Arm - The WidowX 200 is a 5 degree of freedom manipulator with a maximum reach of 550mm and a working payload of 200g. The WidowX 200 is built using the DYNAMIXEL X Series servos from Robotis which feature high resolution (4096 positions), user definable PID parameters, temperature and positional feedback and much more.