Mechanical Properties



Dimensions of the MP-500

Description Symbol Value (mm)
Diameter of drive wheels D 260
Width of drive wheel B 85
Ground clearance G 70
Height of platform H1 358
Height of scanner housing over ground H2 259
Overall length of platform L1 823
Distance to front end L2 296
Distance to tail end L3 527
Distance to front end of top plate L4 183
Distance to rear end of top plate L5 493
Widths of top plate W1 551
Maximum width W2 592

Absolute Maximum Ratings


Exceeding these ratings might cause malfunctions or damage the robot!

Description Units Value
Payload (on cargo space) kg 80
Maximum speed m/s 1.5
Maximum bumpiness to pass over (≤ 0.25m/s) mm 15
Maximum bumpiness to pass over (full speed) mm 5
Maximum acceleration m/s² 2.4
Storage temperature °C -20 .. +60
Operating temperature (environmental temperature) °C +0 .. +25

Positions of Sensors

All distances are in millimetres, measured relative to the platform’s coordinate system. All angles are in degrees, measured counter-clockwise from the driving direction.


Coordinate system of MP-500


Position of the laser scanner

Sensor Symbol X-pos. Y-pos. Z-pos. a-angle b-angle
Laser Scanner LS1 230 0 110 0 0

Electrical Properties and Miscellaneous Data

Properties of Internal Components

All data are taken from the respective data sheets.

Description Units Value
Motor power W 300
Rated motor speed rpm 3000
Maximum motor speed rpm 5000
Possible motor speed (at battery voltage) rpm 1800
Rated motor torque Nm 0.95
Maximum motor torque Nm 2.85
Brake torque (static) Nm 1.47
Encoder resolution Increments/Revolution 10000
Gear ratio 1 8:1
Toothed belt ratio 1 1.5:1
Rated battery voltage V 24
Maximum unregulated voltage V 29
Battery capacity Ah 50

Metering Capacities of Sensors

All data are taken from the respective datasheets. Distances are measured in meters, angles are measured in degree.

Sensor Resolution Min.range Max. range Hor. angle Vert. angle
Laser scanner 0.5° 0 30 ±135 0

Other Properties

Description Units Value
Weight kg 70
Expected working time a 10


See chapter Connectors.