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Specifications

Performance specifications:

  • Up to 4 separately controlled soft robot air compartments
  • Compact and reliable compressor pumps up to 28 psi continuously
  • MOSFET control board easily controls valves via remote software or manually
  • Pressure sensor feedback

Assembly:

  • Can be assembled in a few hours
  • Note that this Kit of parts for the fluidic control board does not include soft robotic actuator components.  Detailed assembly instructions can be found at www.softroboticstoolkit.com*
  • As with any electronics, this product is recommended for experienced adults 18 and over, or situations where experienced adult supervision is present at all times

 

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Fluidic Control Board Kit of Parts
$929.99

INCLUDED HARDWARE

Flow Control

  • Miniature Diaphragm Pump
  • Manifold, High Flow
  • 4 Valves 3-Way, NC, 24DC, High Flow
  • Power MOSFETs: 4 Opto-Isolated Power FET Switches
  • 4 Pressure Sensor 100 PSI GAGE 5V sensors
  • All Necessary Fittings and Connectors

Power

  • 24 Volt 5 Amp Power Adapter AC to DC
  • Blue 5-25V to 0.5-25V DC Boost-buck Converter 2A Step Up Down Voltage Regulator
  • Cable Assembly Male/Female Jack

Electronics

  • Arduino Mega 2560
  • Toggle switches
  • Potentiometers
  • 2 Mini Breadboards and Jumper Wires

Control board

  • 3-level Acrylic Control Board components, Custom Laser cut to fit Fluidic Control Board components

Additional

  • Tubing
  • Connectors
  • Screws
  • Nuts
  • Stand-Offs
 

IMPORTANT: DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Soft Robot actuators, molds or elastomers
  • Solder equipment
  • Basic tools for assembly, including various screwdrivers and Allen keys
  • Detailed assembly directions
  • Code for operating the Control Board*

If you are interested in assembling the Fluidic Control Board from www.softroboticstoolkit.com, or learning more about experimenting with soft robots, please see http://softroboticstoolkit.com/book/control-board for more information.*

*Paradox Robotics and its parent company Stone Brook Robotics, LLC, are not affiliated in any way with the Soft Robotics Toolkit, www.softroboticstoolkit.com or with Harvard University or Trinity College Dublin.