Mecanum Mixer for Cheap & Dirty RCU

am-2715b

$55.00

The RobotLogic Mecanum mixer allows for simple RC-control of a mecanum drive robot. The Mecanum mixer is plugged into a standard RC receiver using three input channels. Four motor speed controllers...Read More

Product Overview

The RobotLogic Mecanum mixer allows for simple RC-control of a mecanum drive robot. The Mecanum mixer is plugged into a standard RC receiver using three input channels. Four motor speed controllers are then plugged into the mecanum mixer. The driver can then use any combination of fwd-reverse, leftright, and sideways translation commands to control the robot.

This is specifically designed to work with our Cheap & Dirty Controls out of the box with no need to reprogram. This Rev B design is more compact and efficient! This RC mixer is designed for four wheeled mecanum robots. It mixes three input RC channels: x, y, and spin to generate the appropriate signals for motors controlling four mecanum wheels.

Features
  • 4 wheel mecanum mixing with translation and rotation input
  • Failsafe on signal loss
  • No need for line boosters when used with IFI speed controllers
  • Add a heading hold gyro to your steering input for even more control!
  • Signal Boosting to each PWM output
Basic wiring diagram:

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2 reviews

  1. star star star star empty_star 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Good product, way too little documentation.

    Worked fine after I figured it out, but you didn't provide enough info for this; here are the three biggest things I'd have liked to know. The preinstalled jumper to the left of the outputs will cause it to run a "test mode" where it runs front left, front right, rear left, rear right, then pause; in order to actually use the thing, this jumper must be removed. The input wires are labeled thus: Yellow is forward/reverse, Blue is strafe, and no label is rotate. Hot swapping wires does not usually seem to achieve the desired results; you often must power cycle the mixer. (AndyMark feedback: Thank you for this input. We will add more documentation.)

  2. star star star star star 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Arrived on time, exactly as advertised.

    Purchased for an off-season study project into the mecanum-drive arrangement.

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