Get started on your iRobot Create-driven project with the Gumstix Mobile Robotics Development Kit. Combining a WiFi/Bluetooth-enabled Overo AirSTORM computer-on-module and the TurtleCore expansion board (tailor-made for the iRobot Create), the Gumstix Mobile Robotics Development Kit brings the power of Ubuntu Linux with Robot Operating System (ROS) to the iRobot Create's incredible robotics platform.
2 x 70-pin AVX connectors
27-pin connector for camera signals
COM Mounting Holes
Four (4) x #0 mounting holes for extra secure mounting of an Overo COM
Connect to iRobot Create®
via the DB-25 connector; the iRobot Create® "cargo bay connector".
For OEM design, refer to the layout version shown
Within the Overo series of products
Up to 2,000 Dhrystone MIPS
Powered by iRobot Create®
Texas Instruments TPS65950
Texas Instruments Sitara AM3703
1 GHz (Recommended @ 800MHz)
Built with components rated 0C < T <85C
USB Console Port
GS3703A @ 5.6g
GUM3703A @ 42.6g (incl. shipping case w/ antennas)
Each Mobile Robotics Development Kit comes with:
Overo AirSTORM COM
AM3703-based Gumstix Overo computer-on-module with 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth wireless communications
Overo System Card (Ubuntu 8GB)
8GB Ubuntu System Card
Use Linux on the iRobot Create® by snapping the TurtleCore™ expansion board into its cargo bay carrying an Overo or Overo STORM COM.
USB Mini-B to Standard-A Cable
A USB cable for connecting your USB Console Port-enabled Gumstix system to a development machine or for USB On-the-Go in device mode.
This vertical, male DB25 connector interfaces the TurtleCore with the iRobot Create's cargo bay port.
Package-on-package (PoP) memory solution that minimizes power consumption, maximizes board space and increases speed.
microSD Card Slot
An onboard card-slot for system storage expansion using microSD cards.
Texas Instruments AM3703 Applications Processor
1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Sitara AM3703 high-performance microprocessor designed to provide best in class ARM and graphics performance while delivering low power consumption. According to Texas Instruments, AM3703 is fully backward compatible with previous OMAP™ processors.
The Mobile Robotics Development Kit ships with a Ubuntu (Linaro) system card featuring ROS - the Robot Operating System.
This image is recommended for beginners looking to get up and running as quickly as possible. Users who need the absolute latest supported version of Linux or more advanced developers may wish to consider switching to the Yocto Project image.