Item #: ft-kit-viper-v2
UPC: 03549547304
Price: $150.99
    Points to Purchase: 21570
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    The Viper Combat Robot Kit comes with everything you need to get started in combat robotics.
    - The custom-formed 6061-T6 Aluminum chassis has plenty of strength and space for additional components and upgrades.
    - Two FingerTech "Silver Spark" 33.3:1 ratio gearmotors with 2.25" Snap Wheels provide both speed and pushing power.
    - Two FingerTech "tinyESC" speed controllers translate the radio receiver commands into motor movement and provide 5V power to the radio.
    - Polycarbonate combat armor keeps the components safe.

    The Viper kit is fully intended to be sawed, drilled, modified, and upgraded. Recommended for ages 10+ (6+ with a parent).
    Its base weight is only 313grams (11.0oz) (344grams/13.76oz with old 9V battery) leaving:
    141grams (4.97oz) for additional parts if entering the Antweight (1lb) weight class (110grams/3.88oz with old 9V version)
    1049g (37.0oz) if entering the Beetleweight (3lb) weight class.(1018grams/35.91oz with old 9V version)

    Body Width: 16.5cm (6.5in)
    Length: 14cm (5.5in)
    Body Height: 3cm (1.18in)
    Weight: 313grams (13.76oz) (344grams/13.76oz with old 9V battery)

    Kit Includes:
    Chassis: 15gauge (1.45mm / 0.057in) 6061-T6 alloy Aluminum stamped and formed baseplate. Has mounting holes for motors, armor and add-on kits.
    Motors: 2x 33.3:1 Silver Spark Gearmotors
    Motor Controllers: 2x tinyESCs translate the radio commands into motor movement and power the receiver.
    Wheels: 2x 2.25" Snap Wheels are soft and grippy. A direct hit will be absorbed and won't destroy your motors! Includes Snap Ring Pliers.
    Battery: Rechargeable 7.4V 360mAh "Rhino" lipoly pack.
    Power Switch: A Switch/charge jack that you unplug to turn on. Comes pre-soldered with a female JST connector and includes a pair of Mini Terminal Blocks for making wiring connections.
    Plug has male JST end for easily recharging the lipoly battery.
    Armor: 3mm (0.118in) thick front wedge and 1.5mm (0.059in) top armor made of high-strength polycarbonate
    Screws: Four 2-56x0.125" screws for mounting the motors. Six 6-32x0.375" and four 6-32x0.25" screws for fastening armor.
    0.05" and 5/64" hex wrenches included for tightening screws and setscrews.
    Instructions: Detailed instructions with many pictures and tips for getting more from your robot.

    Transmitter and receiver are required, and sold separately. A 2S LiPo charger is also required to charge the battery.


    Instruction Manual