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Today 06:49 PM
New Off-season Defenses
That wasn't the only casualty, one of 1678's alumni/mentors also broke two of her fingers setting it up at the Sacramento regional.
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Today 06:49 PM
There was no limit on the IMUs. We got spares, and really enjoyed using them.
(204 views, 8 replies)
Today 06:48 PM
My team consist of 9 members. I'm actually proud to say that. We are a small team that is competitive. When we told people at Worlds we only had 9 people, they were shocked. But with any team, there...
(331 views, 7 replies)
Today 06:42 PM
Lesson Learned 2016 - The Positive
The streams for the Championship were really good. The audio this year was far better in the upper deck than last year. I sat in the same spot as I did last year (very top row) and could hear the...
(502 views, 11 replies)
Today 06:40 PM
Why is Engineering Inspiration viewed as second place to the Chairman's Award?
From the FRC Administrative Manual: "6.14.7 Engineering Inspiration Award Celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a teamís school or organization...
(1,478 views, 21 replies)
Today 06:32 PM
IR vs LiDAR for distance sensing?
We have done work with both of those sensors you linked to. HVA 3824 used the Lidar on their bot this year and had good experience with it. We used that long range IR sensor for part of the season,...
(244 views, 4 replies)
Today 06:31 PM
paper: 2016 FRC Championship History
This is the 2016 annual update of my Championship History Spreadsheet This sheet contains a summary of all teams who have played in the CMP playoffs since 2001. Congratulations to Citrus Circuits on...
(81 views, 0 replies)
Today 06:31 PM
Mayhem in Merrimack 2016 trophy ideas
Hello all. Now that the regular season is over, it's time for the off season events! Here at Chop Shop, we run an off season event in June and its a big hit. One thing that we do is that we make...
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Today 06:30 PM
How many of these were loose barrel connectors on the new radios?
(2,919 views, 31 replies)
Today 06:29 PM
Dear FIRST HQ, Let's talk about the playoff pits.
We had a bad experience on Carver as well even being told that unless our robot was on the field we had to be back in the pit. A few volunteers were reasonable and let us watch our alliance's match...
(3,247 views, 33 replies)
Today 06:25 PM
Congrats to this year's champions: 330 2481 120 1086
A late congratulations to 330, 2481, 120, and 1086! This year's Einstein matches were some of the most exciting ones I've ever watched. Just to repeat what everyone else has been saying, 330...
(8,512 views, 48 replies)
Today 06:23 PM
Average Team OPRs going in to Einstein
The fact that OPR doesn't correlate well with rankings doesn't necessarily make it useless. There is more than one logical conclusion to draw. I think the fact that it seems to correlate less this...
(1,301 views, 10 replies)
Today 06:19 PM
F4 needs your FRC footage.
Hello, As F4 season 2 approaches the team is hard at work creating all of the appropriate branding and improvements. One thing we are currently working on is a trailer + Intro. We need some...
(84 views, 0 replies)
Today 06:16 PM
Was the Low Bar worth it?
I would add 1678 to your list because of their extending shooter and double jointed arm.
(1,315 views, 25 replies)
Today 06:15 PM
pic: Team FRC120 Bringing it home!
It's up to the Cavs now. We did our part!
(473 views, 5 replies)
Today 06:12 PM
Please post the 2016 Worlds Pit Map when found
With the "roundabout" in the middle of the Dome floor, the robot path to each field was about the same distance from the entrance. It wouldn't have mattered whether Archimedes and Tesla were on the...
(5,138 views, 26 replies)
Today 06:11 PM
[MCC] Minimum Competive Concept 2016
This had to be one of my favorite robots of the year. Ridiculously simple and effective, and definitely a robot I'll use as an example in future years when trying to explain MCC. (It was also really...
(2,127 views, 23 replies)
Today 06:10 PM
I was just browsing and found some good documentation from FIRST/WPI on current monitoring and brownout prevention. Figured I'd leave it here...
(432 views, 5 replies)
Today 06:04 PM
Recapping the 2016 Season in 6 words or less
Let's just blame the programming team. :rolleyes:
(2,661 views, 49 replies)
Today 06:04 PM
Poofs Red Card Question?
Better view from 1676's full field footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=671pGv2wlmU The explanation our alliance was given before match 3 was that a referee saw one of the drivers untangling the...
(6,990 views, 29 replies)