UGV.EOD. 510 PackBot

510 PackBot®, of iRobot, one of the most successful battle-tested robots in the world, the iRobot 510 PackBot performs bomb disposal and other dangerous missions for troops and first responders.

Modular, adaptable and expandable, 510 PackBot is a tactical mobile robot that performs multiple missions while keeping warfighters and first responders out of harm’s way.

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal
  • Explosives Detection
  • HazMat Detection
  • Surveillance / Reconnaissance
  • Checkpoint,  Vehicle and Personnel Inspections
  • Building and Route Clearance
  • Emergency First Response

More than 3,500 PackBot robots have been delivered to military and civil defense forces worldwide.

Key Features

Mobile

510 PackBot easily climbs stairs, rolls over rubble and navigates narrow passages with sure-footed efficiency, traveling at speeds of up to 5.8 miles per hour.

Expandable

Powered by iRobot® Aware® 2 robot intelligence software, 510 PackBot is a highly adaptable robot. PackBot’s modular digital architecture accommodates a wide variety of interchangeable payloads that enable a wide variety of missions. The robot can be reconfigured quickly, based on the needs of the mission and the operator’s preferences.

Portable

510 PackBot can be hand carried and deployed by one person in less than two minutes. No expensive, specialized equipment or vehicles are necessary; PackBot can be easily loaded into a MOLLE pack, the trunk of a car or a helicopter.

Easy to use

510 PackBot relays real-time video, audio and other sensor readings while the operator stays at a safe standoff distance. The operator can view a 2-D or 3-D image of the robot on the control unit, allowing for precise positioning. PackBot also features a game-style hand controller for faster training and easier operation in the field.

Configurations

510 PackBot for EOD Technicians quickly adapts to a variety of IED, conventional ordnance and SWAT missions:

Bomb Disposal / EOD (IEDs / VBIEDs / UXO)
Checkpoints / Inspections / Explosives Detection
Route Clearance

Advanced Manipulator: The strong manipulator lifts up to 30 pounds with the arm in a compact position. The turret rotates 360 degrees, allowing for precision targeting and placement of disruptors.

Multiple Cameras: A pan-tilt-zoom camera with 312x zoom enables optimal surveillance, even in low light. A drive camera allows for forward, rear and downward views. Two arm cameras provide enhanced views and operation.

Onboard Fireset: Allows the electrical initiation of pyrotechnic devices over a secure, encrypted safe firing system.

510 PackBot chassis

  • On-board computer with overheat protection
  • 8 payload bays
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Compass
  • Accelerometers
  • Inclinometer
  • Dismounted firing circuit
  • QuickClamp Fireset and auxiliary port
  • Rugged, sealed hard case
  • Users manual and documentation

Speed

  • Up to 5.8 mph (9.3 kph)

Height

  • 7” (17.8 cm) with no payload or manipulator

Width

  • 16” (40.6 cm) without flippers
  • 20.5” (52.1 cm) with flippers

Length

  • 27” (68.6 cm) with flippers stowed
  • 35” (88.9 cm) with flippers extended

Weight

  • About 24 lbs (10.89 kg) without batteries

Hand Controllers

  • 2 hand controllers

Communications

  • Digital radio – 2.4 GHz or 4.9 GHz
  • Two-way audio
  • Headphone with microphone
  • Multiple high resolution cameras

Batteries, cradles and chargers

PackBot is powered by two BB-2590/U lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, providing more than 4 hours of continuous runtime on one charge – up to 10 miles of travel.  (A set of spare batteries is also included.)

  • 4 BB-2590/U lithium-ion rechargeable batteries
  • 2 BB-2590 battery cradles
  • Battery charger

Operator Control Unit (OCU)

Size

  • 11.6” L x 13.3” W x 2.5” H
  • (29.5 cm L x 33.8 cm W x 6.35 xm H)

Weight

  • 11.85 lbs (5.38 kg) laptop only, not including hand controller, radio module or antenna
  • 15.45 lbs (7.01 kg) includes hand controller, radio module, antenna and wall charger

Environmental

  • All-weather operation

Screen

  • 15.1” (38.1 cm) XGA (1024 x 768 resolution) anti-reflective TFT LCD
  • Multi-image display with full screen option
  • 3-D active model of robot
  • Auxiliary USB, Ethernet, video output
  • Image capture capability
  • Gauge display of battery power
  • Gauge display of fiber
  • Gauge display of communications signal strength

Power Sources

  • Removable 11.1V/7200mAH lithium-ion battery
  • AC adaptor (90V-240V) with 50/600Hz input

Accessories

Manipulator 1.0 (510 3-link Arm)

  • Multiple pre-set positions
  • Targeting-head tracking gripper
  • 8 independent degrees of freedom
    • Shoulder Rotation: 360 degrees Continuous
    • Shoulder Pivot: 220 degrees
    • Elbow 1 Pivot: 340 degrees
    • Elbow 2 Pivot: 340 degrees
    • Gripper Rotation: 360 degrees Continuous
    • Gripper Open and Close: 180 degrees
    • Head Rotation/Pan: 360 degrees Continuous
    •  Head Tilt: 220 degrees
Extension

  • 73.5” (187cm)

Weight

  • 20.55 lbs (9.32 kg)

Lifting Capacity

  • 10 lbs (4.54 kg) at full extension
  • 30 lbs (13.61 kg) at close-in position

Small Arm Manipulator (SAM)

  • Multiple pre-set positions
  • Targeting-head tracking gripper
  • 4 independent degrees of freedom
  • Shoulder Pivot: 185 degrees
  • Elbow Pivot: 335 degrees
  • Gripper Rotation: 360 degrees Continuous
  • Gripper Open and Close: 180 degrees

Extension

  • 39.5” (100 cm)

Lifting Capacity

  • 5 lbs (2.27 kg) at full extension
  • 15 lbs (6.80 kg) at close-in position

Weight

  • 8.2 lbs (3.72 kg)

Camera Arm Manipulator (CAM)

  • Multiple pre-set positions
  • Targeting-head tracking gripper
  • 3 independent degrees of freedom
  • Shoulder Pivot: 185 degrees
  • Head Rotation/Pan: 360 degrees Continuous
  • Head Tilt: 220 degrees

Extension

  • 23.5” (60 cm)

Weight

  • 5.75 lbs (2.61 kg)

 

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