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AX-12A Smart Robotic Arm Basic

Product Code: AX12ABasic
Excl. VAT: £598.70 Incl. VAT: £718.44
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The AX-12A Smart Robotic arm features more speed and more torque for the user who wants maximum performance from their robotic arm.

  • (1) AX-12A Robotic Arm Hardware kit with sensor engineered gripper

  • (1) Fully Illustrated Construction Guide

  • (7) AX-12A Servos

  • Fully MATLAB,LABVIEW, Flowstone Compatible!
  • 2+ pound (.907kg) lifting capability
  • AX-12A Stall torque - 15kgf.cm(at 12.0V, 1.5A) or 30kgf.cm for dual axis
  • The only robotic arms that feature feedback for position, voltage, current and tempertature
  • Rugged, all aluminum construction for maximum accuracy
  • Hard Anodized finish for maximum scratch and corrosion resistance
  • Smooth, sealed, self lubricating ball bearing turntable
  • Fully adjustable initial base angle
  • (3) integrated mounting tabs for easy mounting to a fixed or mobile base
  • (5) Gripper options to choose from
  • Fast 1M bps communication speed.
  • Compatible with ANY micro-controller/computer control system / programming Language (Open Source!)
  • Full feedback for position, speed, load, voltage and temperature
  • Full control over position (300 degrees), speed, and torque in 1024 increments
  • Automatic shutdown based on voltage or temperature with status indicator LED
  • Sensor engineered gripper design accepts, pressure sensors, IR detectors, CCD cameras and more!


  • Overall length (from base) - 22.25" (56.51cm)
  • Base height - 1" (2.54cm)
  • Turntable Axis to Axis 2 - 4.875" (12.38cm)
  • Axis 2 to Axis 3 - 6.875" (17.46cm)
  • Axis 3 to axis 4 – 2.625” (6.67cm)
  • Axis 4 to end of gripper (open) – 5.25” (13.33cm)
  • Axis 4 to end of gripper (closed) – 6.875” (17.46cm)
  • Overall arm length with gripper closed - 22.25" (56.51cm)
  • Max width is 5.5" (13.97cm) at the outside of the gripper when open
  • Max width of the arm - 4.4" (11.18cm)
  • The base rotation servo is centered in a 4" X 4" square (10.16cm X 10.16cm)
  • Repeatability 2.5mm
  • Each axis has a 300° range with 1024 steps (0.29°/step)
  • Initial base angle can be set in 45° increments.
  • Precision carbon steel ball bearing turntable
  • Integrated pem nuts for quick and easy construction
  • Super strong anodized 0.063 ga. 5052 brushed finished aluminum components
  • Scratch resistant type II anodized in gun barrel gray
  • (7) Dynamixel AX-12 / AX18 servos (4 axis + 1 gripper with standard Smart
  • Robotic Arm configuration, 5- axis with 5-axis upgrade package)

Product Attachments

View FileNuts & Volts Article -Joystick control    Size: (1.09 MB)
View FileUsing the Robotic Arm to display time    Size: (269.52 KB)
View FileCM-700 to control the AX12A Arm    Size: (436.03 KB)
View FileAX-12A/AX18A Robotic Arm Spec.    Size: (366.14 KB)
View FileRobot Magazine Robotic Arm Review    Size: (295.64 KB)
View FileSERVO Magazine Article    Size: (1.32 MB)

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Small items are normally sent using a Royal Mail service for UK orders, and International Airmail or UPS for overseas orders

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