Clearpath Ridgeback

Clearpath Ridgeback is the largest indoor research robot by Clearpath, that uses an omni-wheel drive. Its high load capacity, open architecture and unlimited expansion possibilities make it a perfect platform for a wide range of research. The manufacturer has adapted this platform to work with ROS and Gazebo, making it easy to simulate, program and control.  





960 x 793 x 296 mm 


135 kg 

Carrying capacity 

100 kg 

Maximum speed 

1.1 m / s 

Built-in battery 

Lead-acid, 100 Ah @ 24 V, up to 15h of operation 

Basic sensors 

Encoders, IMU 

Available ports 

Ethernet, USB, RS232 

Typical power consumption 

800 W 

Expansion possibilities: 

  • 1 or 2 robot arms (Kinova, Universal Robots, etc.) 
  • Sensors: LIDAR, IMU, etc. 
  • 2D / 3D cameras 
  • Wi-Fi router 
  • Software for autonomous operation