BOTSY- The Wall Drawing Robot

Technical Specifications

Drawing Robot Control: from a laptop via Bluetooth or via a USB cable.

Software: the drawing robot runs on free software: Inkscape (graphic design software for vector files) and Universal Gcode Sender (to start/pause drawing, and manually control Botsy).

External Dimensions of the Installed Drawing Robot:

BotsyART 86, length: 8 ft. x height: 6 ft.

BotsyART 64, length: 6 ft. x height: 4 ft.

Robot Drawing Area, Length x Height:

85 inch x 65 inch or 216 cm x 165 cm for BotsyART 86

61 inch x 42 inch or 155 cm x 107 cm for BotsyART 64


You can expand the drawing area even more by moving the drawing machine in a horizontal or vertical direction. This will create a tile set for a large wall artwork consisting of adjacent drawing areas.

Robot Drawing Speed: the wall drawing speed can vary depending on your art project requirements. For example, it takes 25-30 min to transfer this complex vector image (85in x 65in) to the wall at the medium drawing speed, see The Drawing Area above.

Draw and Erase: if you need to experiment, draw a sample, a temporally vector wall art, then we recommend to use the off-the-shelf Dry Erase or Crayola Washable Markers. After that, the fastest way to erase the wall drawing is simply wash it from the wall with a damp sponge or damp cloth, and wipe off with paper towels. Less than a minute.

Pen and Marker Range: 0.35" - 0.86" (9mm - 22mm).

The drawing robot does not use the proprietary markers. The industry offers you a countless number of different types to choose from: Permanent Markers, Dry Erase Markers, Washable Markers, Chalks, Chalk Markers, Pencils, etc. In any case, choose that you like to draw with. For example, a typical Sharpie marker is 0.47” (12mm) in diameter and a chalk marker is 0.64” (16mm) . 

Clearance from Pen Holder to the Wall: 1/2” (12.7mm)

Electrical Power Adapter: input 100 - 240VAC, output 12VDC 3A, UL certified

Weight: 4.0 lbs for BotsyART 86 and 3.4 lbs BotsyART 64

Hardware Requirements: a laptop with Bluetooth and/or USB port. The laptop does not come with the BotsyART tool set. It can be ordered with all necessary pre-installed and configured software. 

Software Requirements: Java 8+ installed. Windows 2000 or newer, MacOS X 10.4 or higher, or Linux.

Documentation: We have launched a new online service for our customers: www.BOTSYHELP.com
You can find there a user manual, software installation, tips for using vector files, the wall drawing robot assembly, setup, drawing instructions, troubleshooting, and maintenance instructions. Note, the FAQs section is open for public views.

 

 

Patent No: US 10,877,459 B2.

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