Balance Bots

ArduPilot Rover includes support for Self Balancing Robots or Balance Bots. This section provides instructions for configuring Rover to run on Balance Bots.

Supported Control Modes

  • Manual
  • Hold
  • Acro
  • Guided
  • Auto
  • RTL


New or inexperienced ArduPilot users are recommended to go through the Rover Intoduction, Setup and First drive sections before proceeding with this section.

Before you proceed

Balance bot support will be officially included in Rover-3.5 (and higher). Until this is released, it can be tested using “latest” which can be downloaded from the Mission Planner’s Install Firmware screen by pressing Ctrl-Q. Please note though that “latest” has not gone through beta testing and may have issues.