Low-Cost Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator - Cheap Arm Project (CHAP).

This project is aimed at developing a design for a tele-operated mobile manipulator costing less than 5000.
The design will be open source for anyone to build and improve.

 
- v1 with gripper interface

Participants:

Guido Bugmann Centre for Neural and Robotic Systems
many former students (Arunaganesan Swaminathan (base+motor housing),  Khushdeep Singh Mann (manipulator), Dominic Cassidy (Teleoperation))
and technical support staff (Bob Williams, Zoltan Gombos, Mike Sloman, John Eastment, Sheila Storm).

Funding:
1. University of Plymouth and private donations.


Concept:

Concept

Progress on prototype V1 (see summary video)

Done:

To do: