The SUMMIT XL is a high versatile, high mobility, indoor/outdoor mobile robot platform manufactured by Robotnik.

SUMMIT-XL can operate indoor and outdoor due to its two kinematic configurations which incorporate rubber or mecanum wheels.


  • Dimensions: 722 x 613 x 416 mm
  • Weight: 65 Kg
  • Load capacity: 65 Kg
  • Speed: 3 m/s
  • Accessories:
    • Laser (e.g. Hokuyo, Sick family)
    • Inertial Measurement System nIMU
    • Camera PTZ
    • GPS
    • Camera range 3D (ORBBEC)

SUMMIT XL has 4 motorwheels that can mount different sets of wheels to adapt to different environment requirements:

  • Skid-Steering: 4 rubber wheels - thus allowing extremely high performance in rough outdoor terrain.
  • Omnidirectional Drive: 4 mecanum wheels - to get extremely good manoeuvrability indoors.

ROS Software Maintainer: Roberto Guzman

The following metapackages provide all the necessary ROSpackages for simulating in Gazebo and Rviz.

  • summit_xl_sim : Packages for the simulation of the SUMMIT XL.
  • summit_xl_common : Common packages of the SUMMIT XL: URDF description of the SUMMIT XL and SUMMIT XL HL, platform messages and other files for simulation.


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