Mark 5A-1

Mark 5A-1: Highly Versatile, Robust, All-Terrain Platform

Mark V-A1 - Highly Versatile, Robust, All-Terrain Platform
  • Color surveillance camera with light, zoom, pan/tilt
  • Surveillance camera with image stabilization – 216:1 total zoom
    (26x optical/12x digital)
  • Stationary arm camera – 40:1 total zoom (10x optical/4x digital)
  • Quick disconnect camera mount
  • Multiple-mission tool/sensor mounts with plug-and-play capabilities
  • Gripper with continuous rotate
  • 24-inch camera extender
  • Manipulator arm’s seven degrees of freedom ensure optimum dexterity
  • Patented articulating tracks allow for traversing ditches, obstacles and the roughest terrain
  • Quick-release pneumatic wheels for rapid width-reduction, no tools required

Vehicle Data / Communication Links
The three data links available for operator control of the ANDROS vehicle are:

  • Fiber-Optic Cable – deployed from the vehicle
  • Radio Control (wireless)
  • Hard tether cable
  • Patented articulating tracks allow for ease in stair climbing
  • Increased height to meet mission requirements
  • Dual accessory mounts on arm allow simultaneous, multiple weapon/sensor deployment

Mark V-A1 – Highly Versatile, Robust, All-Terrain Platform


Height: 46.5″, 72″ with pan/tilt/zoom camera extended
Width: 43″ or 28.5″ without wheels
Length: 48″
Ground clearance: 5.3″

790 lbs

Method: Articulated tracks and quick release wheels
Slope: >45¾
Speed: 0 to 3.5 mph
Traverse: Openings up to 24″ and Obstacles up to 16″ tall
Turning: Within the length of the vehicle

• Variable speed control for precision
• Dual-sided, quick change accessory mounting system

Torso Rotate ……
Shoulder …………
Elbow …………….
Wrist ……………..
Wrist extend ……
Grip rotate ………
Gripper …………..

Lifting ……………

Vertical reach …..
Horizontal reach ..

+/- 170° from center
360° continuous
0″ to 12″ open/close
0 to 50 lbs pressure
100 lbs at 18″
60 lbs at full extension

Audio Visual

• Color Camera with Low Light switching Capability
• 72:1 zoom with full 360° continuous pan 180° tilt
• Auto/Manual Focus and Iris
• 80 watt adjustable halogen light with detachable
IR lens
• Motorized camera extender
• Color camera with Auto/Manual focus
• Auto/Manual Iris
• Manually adjustable tilt
• 80 watt adjustable halogen light
• Manual 72:1 Zoom

Front Drive:
• B&W low light fixed focus; Auto Iris
Optional Weapons Camera and laser sighting systems available.

2-Way Audio System with weatherproof speaker
and microphone mounted on the robot

7 Isolated firing circuits: 24VDC
Power Supply: 24VDC – Two 65 amp-hr 12VDC spiral-cell batteries
Battery charger
1/4 Turn Connectors: For easy connection, disconnect
Data Links: Interchangeable Fiber Optic Cable Reel, RF system, or Hard-line cable reel system

• Sealed weather resistant enclosure
• Wet or dry surfaces

• 2.5 days of operator / maintenance
training in Oak Ridge, TN
• CD-ROM based operator and maintenance
• One year parts & labor warranty

Operator Control Unit (required)
• Removable switchbox for direct connection
to the robot
• 15″ LCD monitor with daylight readable,
Anti-Glare Screen
• Picture in Picture display with camera
selection switch
• Graphics display Vehicle and Console
battery condition, Camera setup functions,
and Sensor Feedback
• Video and audio output for event recording
and optional headset display
• Joystick control for easy navigation
• Removable Key Firing Circuit System
• Heavy duty, portable, weather resistant
• Includes 50 amp-hr. 12VDC battery and
110VAC smart charger/power supply
• Microphone, speaker, and volume control
• 38 lbs, 10″ x 23″ x 18″ (H/W/D)
* One of the control link options must
be purchased


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