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KEY FEATURES
Holonomic control; outdoor use; high payload capability Outdoor or indoor use; arm package available; flexible, multipurpose platform Heavy payload capability; large payload capability High payload; long runtime; autonomous operation; autonomous recharging station Human-robot interaction; optional 2-dof gripper; optional upper touchscreen General purpose; flexible Skid steer for sand/dirt Least cost; small size; sonar included

PHYSICAL
Length (cm [in]) 140 cm
[55 in]
105 cm
[41 in]
85 cm
[33 in]
69 cm
[27 in]
47 cm
[19 in]
45 cm
[18 in]
50 cm
[20 in]
33 cm
[13 in]
Width (cm [in]) 130 cm
[51 in]
84 cm
[33 in]
63 cm
[25 in]
48 cm
[19 in]
38 cm
[15 in]
40 cm
[16 in]
49 cm
[19 in]
28 cm
[11 in]
Height without accessories (cm [in]) 110 cm
[43 in]
50 cm
[20 in]
47 cm
[19 in]
37 cm
[14 in]
112 cm
[44 in]
24.5 cm
[9.5 in]
26 cm
[10 in]
15 cm
[6 in]
Ground Clearance (cm [in]) 18 cm
[7.1 in]
10 cm
[3.9 in]
6.7 cm
[2.6 in]
3.8 cm
[1.5 in]
3.5 cm
[1.4 in]
6.5 cm
[2.5 in]
7 cm
[2.8 in]
3 cm
[1.2 in]
Weight (with min. battery capacity) (kg [lbs]) 300 kg
[660 lbs]
80 kg
[176 lbs]
120 kg
[264 lbs]
60 kg
[132 lbs]
12 kg
[26 lbs]
9 kg
[20 lbs]
12 kg
[26 lbs]
3.6 kg
[8 lbs]
Rated Payload (for best performance) of base platform with included battery (kg [lbs]) 70 kg [154 lbs] (flat surface)
30 kg [66 lbs] (@ 20% grade)
40 kg [88 lbs] (on tile)
40 kg [88 lbs] (grass/dirt)
30 kg [66 lbs] (asphalt)
75 kg [165 lbs] (flat surface)
45 kg [100 lbs] (@ 8% grade)
60 kg [132 lbs] (flat surface)
20kg [44 lbs] (@ 20% grade)
8 kg [18 lbs] (flat surface) 17 kg [37 lbs] (flat surface)
10 kg [22 lbs] (@ 13% grade)
15 kg [33 lbs] (on tile)
10 kg [22 lbs] (grass/dirt)
5 kg [11 lbs] (asphalt)
2 kg [4.4 lbs] (flat surface)
1 kg [2.2 lbs] (@ 6% grade)
Maximum Payload of base platform with included battery (kg [lbs]) 70 kg [154 lbs] (flat surface)
40 kg [88 lbs] (@ 20% grade)
60 kg [132 lbs] (on tile)
60 kg [132 lbs] (grass/dirt)
40 kg [88 lbs] (asphalt)
100 kg [220 lbs] (flat surface)
60 kg [132 lbs] (@ 8% grade)
60 kg 132 lbs] 10 kg [22 lbs] (flat surface) 23 kg [50 lbs] (flat surface)
14 kg [30 lbs] (@ 13% grade)
20 kg [44 lbs] (on tile)
13.5 kg [30 lbs] (grass/dirt)
7 kg [15 lbs] (asphalt)
2.5 kg [5.5 lbs] (flat surface)
1 kg [2.2 lbs] (@ 6% grade)

CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENT
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX  PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Body Powder-coated 3.0/4.8mm aluminum unibody Powder-coated 3.0/4.8mm aluminum unibody and equipment decks Steel frame with powder-coated 2.3mm aluminum body Steel frame ,
removable plastic skin panels, aluminum equipment mounting deck
Powder-coated 1.6mm aluminum Powder-coated 1.6mm aluminum Powder-coated 1.6mm aluminum Aluminum body, high-impact plastic shell
IP Rating IP 54 IP 54 IP 20 IP 40 (standard top cover)

IP 44 (special-order 1-piece cover)

Class 100 cleanroom
IP 20 IP 20 IP 20 IP 20
Environment and Terrain Indoor/Outdoor, multi terrain Indoor/Outdoor, multi terrain, slopes Indoor Indoor Indoor Indoor Indoor, loose/low friction (sand, gravel, etc.) Indoor, flat
Operating Temperature Range (deg C [deg F]) -20° to 50° C
[-4° to 122° F]
-5° to 35° C
[23° to 95° F]
0° to 35° C
[32° to 95° F]
5° to 70° C 
[41° to 158° F]
0° to 35° C
[32° to 95° F]
0° to 35° C
[32° to 95° F]
0° to 35° C
[32° to 95° F]
0 to 35 [32 to 95]

POWER
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Battery Voltage (DC) 24 V 24 V 24 V 24 V 12 V 12 V 12 V 12 V
Battery Capacity (each battery module) (Ah) 100 Ah 10 Ah
(each module)
90 Ah 60 Ah 9 Ah (each battery) 9 Ah
(each battery)
9 Ah
(each battery)
2.1 Ah
Number of Battery Modules Possible 1 1-3 2 1 1-3 1-3 1-3 1
Total Capacity (Ah) 100 Ah 30 Ah 90 Ah 60 Ah 27 Ah 27 Ah 27 Ah 2.1 Ah
Battery Chemistry NiCad NiMH Sealed lead-acid Lithium polymer Sealed lead-acid Sealed lead-acid Sealed lead-acid Sealed lead-acid
Battery Access N/A Center Hatch (hot swappable) Slide-out tray Slide-out with lock Hinged, latched access door (hot swappable) Hinged, latched access door (hot swappable) Hinged, latched access door (hot swappable) Removable screws
Hot-Swappable Battery Modules? No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
Continuous run time (hours) 3-8 (with laser and 2 computers ) 3-5 (with three batteries,  laser and computer) 4.5 (with laser and computer) 13 (with laser and computer) 8 (no laser, computer, or touchscreen) 30 (no laser or computer, three batteries) 8 (no laser or computer) 2
Full Recharge time (hours) 8 hours 3 hours 2.5 hours 3.5 hours 2.4 h (fast charger)
12 h (standard charger)
2.4 h (fast charger)
12 h (standard charger)
2.4 h (fast charger)
12 h (standard charger)
2 h (fast charger)
6-8 h (standard charger)
 
MOBILITY
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Drive 4 wheel drive, each independently steered 4 wheel drive, skid steer 2-wheel drive, with 2 rear balancing casters 2-wheel differential drive, with 4 balancing casters 2-wheel differential drive, with rear balancing caster 2-wheel differential drive, with rear balancing caster 4 wheel drive, skid steer 2-wheel differential drive, with rear balancing caster
Wheel Composition Pneumatic rubber tire  Pneumatic rubber tire  Pneumatic drive wheels and 19cm casters Foam filled non-marking rubber, 4 passive hard casters (spring loaded) Foam filled nylon, hard casters  Foam filled nylon, hard casters Pneumatic nylon (outdoor wheels) or
Solid Rubber (indoor wheels)
Solid rubber drive wheels, hard caster
Suspension  Yes  No  Yes  Yes  No  No  No  No
Drive Wheel Diameter (cm [in]) 40 cm
[15.7 in]
40 cm
[15.7 in]
27cm
[10.6 in]
20 cm
[7.9 in]
20 cm
[7.9 in]
20 cm
[7.9 in]
21.5 cm
[8.5 in]
10 cm
[3.9 in]
Drive Wheel Width (cm [in]) 20 cm
[7.9 in]
20 cm
[7.9 in]
9 cm
[3.5 in]
5 cm
[2.0]
5 cm
[2.0]
5 cm
[2.0]
8.8 cm
[3.5]
2.5 cm
[1.0]
Pushing force (kg [lbs]) 160 kg
[350 lbs]
70 kg
[154 lbs]
32 kg
[70 lbs]
data not available 8 kg
[18 lbs]
6 kg
[13 lbs]
18 kg
[40 lbs]
0.5 kg
[1.1 lbs]
Swing radius (cm [in]) 83 cm
[32.7 in]
52 cm
[20.5 in]
54 cm
[21.3 in]
34 cm
[13.5 in]
32 cm
[12.6 in]
Without bumpers: 27 cm [10.5 in]
With bumpers: 32 cm [12.6 in]
Without bumpers:
35 cm [13.8 in]
With bumpers: 40 cm [15.7 in]
16.5 cm
[6.5 in]
 Turn Radius  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 0
Max Translation Speed (below rated payload) (m/sec [miles/hour]) 1.8 m/s
[4.0 mph]
1.2 m/s
[2.7 mph]
2.1 m/s
[4.7 mph]
1.8 m/s
[4 mph]
0.8 m/s
[1.8 mph]
1.2 m/s
[2.7 mph]
1.2 m/s
[2.7 mph]
1 m/s
[2.2 mph]
Max Traversable Step (cm [in]) 17 cm
[6.7 in]
12 cm
[4.7 in]
3 cm
[1.2 in]
1.5 cm
[0.6 in]
1.5 cm
[0.6 in]
2.5 cm
[1.0 in]
10 cm
[3.9 in]
1.5 cm
[0.6 in]
Max Traversable Gap (cm [in]) data not available data not available 8 cm
[3.1 in]
1.5 cm
[0.6 in]
5 cm
[2.0 in]
5 cm
[2.0 in]
15 cm
[5.9 in]
4 cm
[1.6 in]
Max Traversable Slope 35% (1:3) (unladen, no payload) >70% (>1:1.5) depending on payload 15% (1:6), depending on payload 8.3% (1:12) at full payload (60 kg) 5% (1:19) 25% (1:4) 35% (1:3) 5% (1:19)
Traversable Terrains Indoor and outdoor Indoor and outdoor Wheelchair accessible Wheelchair accessible Wheelchair accessible Wheelchair accessible Asphalt, sand, dirt, concrete (with outdoor wheels) or
All wheelchair accessible indoor (with indoor wheels)
Wheelchair accessible


CONTROL
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Robot Controller Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard Dedicated robot controller included standard
Software Communication Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial Pioneer Protocol over RS-232 serial or USB-Serial
Motion Control Modes
  • Platform velocity (3DOF translation, lateral and rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Wheel speeds
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Wheel speeds
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Wheel speeds
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Platform velocity (2DOF translation, rotation)
  • Relative distance translation
  • Relative heading
  • Wheel speeds
Position Estimate Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and gyro or IMU if equipped Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and gyro or IMU if equipped Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and optional gyro if equipped Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and gyro Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and optional gyro if equipped Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and optional gyro if equipped Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and optional gyro if equipped Continuous pose (X, Y, θ) estimate using wheel encoders and optional gyro if equipped
Software command/data communications update rate 10hz 10hz 10hz 10hz 10hz 10hz 10hz 10hz


SOFTWARE
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
ARIA Mobile Robotics Software Development API Included Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ARNL Laser Indoor Autonomous Navigation Software Development Library Optional Optional Optional Included standard Optional Optional Optional No
SONARNL Sonar Autonomous Navigation Software Development Library Included No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
MOGS GPS Outdoor Autonomous Navigation Software Development Library Optional Optional Optional No No No Optional No
MobileEyes remote monitoring and visualization GUI included Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MobileSim simulator included Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

SENSORS, MANIPULATORS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX  PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Sonar Sensors
N/A N/A 14 front
14 rear

5m range
2 front
2 rear

short range safety/collision sensing
8 front (top section)
8 front (bottom section)
8 rear (bottom section)
5 m range
8 front
8 rear (optional)

5 m range
8 front (optional)
8 rear (optional)

5 m range
6 front
2 rear
Multi-DOF Arm option Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
2-DOF Gripper option No No No No Yes, with vertical lift Yes Yes AmigoFingers
Bumper Segments 8 segments (full coverage) 4 front
4 rear
7 front
5 rear
2 front 5 front
5 rear
5 front (optional)
5 rear (optional)
5 front (optional)
5 rear (optional)
N/A
Speakers for onboard computer included No No No Yes Optional (with microphone) Optional No No
Laser rangefinder options. Autonomous navigation software included with laser. Yes

LMS111
Yes

LMS111 
Yes

LMS100 or LMS500

Included standard

S300

Yes

LMS100 or LMS500
1
Yes

LMS100 or LMS500

Yes

LMS100 or LMS500

No
Gyro. rotation sensor, automatic position correction Standard Standard Optional Standard Optional Optional Optional No
6-axis IMU Optional Optional No No No No No No
GPS/DGPS option Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera Option Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Fixed camera only (no pan/tilt/zoom)
ACTS Color-Tracking software option Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MobileRanger depth sensor option Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
Speech synthesis (text-to-speech) software option No No Yes Included standard Yes Yes Yes No

ONBOARD COMPUTING & COMMUNICATIONS
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX  PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Onboard Computing Option Yes (up to 5) Yes (up to 2) Yes Included standard Yes Yes Yes No
Computer Form Factor EBX EBX Full-sized PC System integrated EBX EBX EBX N/A
PCI expansion 3 PC/104+ cards; mini-PCIe 3 PC/104+; mini-PCIe  5 PCI not available 3 PC/104+; mini-PCIe 3 PC/104+; mini-PCIe 2 PC/104+ N/A
Computer IO Ports 6 USB 2.0
4 serial
2 ethernet
6 USB 2.0
4 serial
2 ethernet
4 (USB1.1)
2 (USB2.0)
2 serial
2 ethernet
3 USB 2.0
2 serial
2 ethernet
6 USB 2.0 (3 external)
4 serial
2 ethernet
6 USB 2.0 (3 external)
4 serial
2 ethernet
6 USB 2.0 (3 external)
4 serial
2 ethernet
N/A
Wireless Network (Wifi) Option for Onboard Computer 802.11b/g (with access point and client station modes; firewall)
900 MHz ethernet network bridge
802.11b/g (iwith access point and client station modes; firewall)
900 MHz ethernet network bridge
802.11a/b/g 802.11a/b/g/n included standard 802.11a/b/g 802.11a/b/g 802.11a/b/g N/A
Wireless operation interface option (without onboard computer) No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes

ELECTRONICS
 
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
General-purpose Analog Inputs Available 8 (per computer, upon request) 8 (per computer, upon request) 3 onboard 4 in, 4 out 3 onboard 3 onboard 3 onboard 3 onboard
General-purpose Digital I/O Available (some may be used by accessories) 32 (per computer) 32 (per computer) 8 inputs onboard
8 outputs onboard
16 in, 16 out 8 inputs onboard
8 outputs onboard
32 configurable (with computer, upon request)
8 inputs onboard
8 outputs onboard
32 configurable (with computer, upon request)
8 inputs onboard
8 outputs onboard
32 configurable (with computer, upon request)
0
Microcontroller Additional Serial Ports (data passed via Pioneer robot controller protocol) 0 0 3 0 3 3 3 2
Power Outputs Available Standard:
2 5V @ 2 A ea
4 12V @ 2 A ea
2 24V @ 1 A ea
2 battery @ 5 A ea

Additional With 2nd Power Board:
2 5V @ 2 A ea
4 12V @ 2 A ea
5 24V @ 1 A ea
2 battery @ 1 A ea
2 5V @ 2 A ea
4 12V @ 2 A ea
2 24V @ 1 A ea
2 battery @ 5 A ea
5V, 12V 5V regulated (1A)
12V regulated (1A)
20V regulated (1A)
2x 22-30V battery (4A ea)
2x 22-30V battery (10A total)
5V regulated @ 1.5 A
12V battery @ 2A
5V regulated @ 1.5 A
12V battery @ 2A
5V regulated @ 1.5 A
12V battery @ 2A
5V regulated @ 1.5 A
12V battery @ 2A

CONTROLS, PORTS AND INDICATORS
(side or top panels) 
Seekur® Seekur Jr.  PowerBot™  Pioneer LX PeopleBot Pioneer 3-DX  Pioneer 3-AT  AmigoBot
Robot status LCD Display Yes Optional Optional Yes, supports user messages No No No No
Emergency Stop Button Control Disconnect all power Disconnect all power Disconnect motion power Disconnect motion power Disable motion Not available Disable motion Not available
Motion Button Control Disable motion button Disable motion button Brake release button Disable motion Disable motion button Disable motion button Disable motion button No
External User Panel Aux Power Switches No (use software) No (use software) Yes No (use software) Yes Yes Yes No
Robot Joystick (may be used as direct manual robot control, or as input to software) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No