Megatron Autonomous EVDrive System.
Owner's Other EVsSparky
Sparky 2
Kyoto Cruiser
The LongRanger
The CycleBully
Silent Speedster
E-Style BMX
DeltaWolf EV
LocationThunder Bay, Ontario Canada map
The Megatron is an experimental robot drive train being tested by human operator. This thing can drive over anything!
Motor Permanent Magnet DC
Dual Gear motors drive the differential directly.
DrivetrainFord 9 inch differential used as a front wheel drive.
Controller Home made controller.
Interfaces to onboard computer.
Batteries4, 12.00 Volt,
24 volts to drive motors, 12 volts to various actuators, 48 volts to computer electronics.
System Voltage24 Volts
Charger Home built.
DC/DC Converter Home built.
InstrumentationAll functions and stats sent to remote computer.
Top Speed25 MPH (40 KPH)
Depends on terrain and is controlled by computer.
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
Unit runs all day on a charge.
Curb Weight800 Pounds (363 Kilograms)
Estimated final weight when robot torso and head are installed.
Tires24.5 transport truck wheels in front (45 inch diameter). Dual 10 inch casters in rear.
Conversion TimeWork in progress.
Conversion CostMost parts from scrap.
The final unit will be a giant autonomous robot that will visually follow the operator and respond to voice commands. The robot will have many functions from A.I. to voice input/output. The robot can take your photo, identify your face and remember the last conversation it had with you. This is a cross between ED209 from RoboCop and Sony from I-Robot.


code by jerry