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Today 08:02 PM
Code Ran successfully but not being able to deployed
In case you didn't know, teams that use C++ are in a significant minority in FRC (less than 15% of all teams in 2016), which is likely why a lot of us aren't able to help you much. You would have a...
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Today 07:47 PM
Not quite sure why you would say this. There are some things that I agree need a lot of research before you even try, but ethernet switches aren't particularly hard to set up or use. As long as you...
(105 views, 2 replies)
Today 07:30 PM
pic: Goodbye Georgia Dome
What is happening on the right side of this photo? Is there a tall invisible man wearing a hard hat and looking down? Did that hat come flying off of the guy on 772? Is that driver doing Harlem Globe...
(81 views, 1 replies)
Today 07:23 PM
Best Battery Charger
We worked out a deal with our local batteries plus and got it for around 400 if I remember right. We've had it plugged in almost nonstop for three or four years without issue aside from the vent fan...
(385 views, 10 replies)
Today 07:23 PM
Meals during build season
We only provide food for lunch on Saturday since during the week we finish by 6:00pm. A few times during the build season families will volunteer to bring food for lunch but most of the time our...
(521 views, 13 replies)
Today 07:15 PM
NASA Grant for 2018 FRC season
That's great news!!!! I looked on the website earlier today and nothing was posted, but to my understanding they will post it here on their website.
(3,652 views, 19 replies)
Today 06:48 PM
With ALL things equal (including your driver's driving style/strategy), allowing higher motor currents might give you an advantage. Of course, all things are not really equal so it is possible to...
(673 views, 14 replies)
Today 06:30 PM
Robowrangler 2017 Off-Season Robot
Just wondering, does this robot have encoders anywhere on the drivetrain? I couldn't spot any in the CAD but maybe I missed something. Also, was belting the front omnis a necessary design decision?...
(8,742 views, 25 replies)
Today 06:06 PM
Agreed with this. We used this switch on our 2016 robot to make tethering easier (since the OpenMesh radio has only the two ports, testing auto using the pi when the radio was configured for...
(275 views, 5 replies)
Today 05:51 PM
Nice job cracking my cipher anyways. Granted, it wasn't too complex, I was just trying to discourage people from messing with the savedata, but still- you're the first I've seen to manipulate it...
(2,920 views, 40 replies)
Today 05:42 PM
Source for 12 AWG wire?
I personally like Greg's Marine Wire Supply: https://gregsmarinewiresuppl y.com/Marine-Primary-Wire Sure, its not zip cord, but its great wire, high strand, and cheap.
(1,788 views, 16 replies)
Today 05:21 PM
FRCSIM on Ubuntu 16.04 - Does it Work
As far as I can tell - https://github.com/wpilibsuite/allwpilib. in the Simulation dir.
(751 views, 4 replies)
Today 05:18 PM
Final Countdown for Georgia Dome
Like that would be allowed.
(3,452 views, 37 replies)
Today 05:02 PM
Blue Alliance API V3 - Java Auth Key Issue
Good to know. I'll update the docs to reflect that.
(614 views, 27 replies)
Today 04:55 PM
FRCSim, Gazebo v7, and GearsBot example
@xForceDee You need to build and install the gz_msgs package which is included in the simulation zip file. Once you unzip the file you should see a gz_msgs folder, you'll need to cd gz_msgs mkdir...
(4,526 views, 13 replies)
Today 04:54 PM
Creo Parametric 4.0
Have been using Creo 4.0 since October or so, and of particular not for users upgrading is that rendering functionality IS NOT included in the default license pack. You need to apply for a premium...
(72 views, 3 replies)
Today 04:16 PM
Creating an online quiz for testing the Power Up Rules
As Richard says, the referee tests are usually quite challenging. But they differ from the tests I've seen from teams. I will try the test as a part of my general game knowledge. But after the 3rd...
(451 views, 4 replies)
Today 04:16 PM
Spectrum's "FIRST $1000" Tools
YAAAS! I've bought 2 of these the past two years: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00006IFI3/ref=oh_aui_detailpag e_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&ps c=1 I figure if someone is manufacturing by hand (shear,...
(1,027 views, 19 replies)
Today 03:59 PM
pic: DataZ for FRC: Bench Grinder
Removed because my questions were answered in this thread
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Today 03:34 PM
VexPro Short Shifter Shaft Question
217-4099 is the shifter shaft with no gears, shift balls, or bushings. This is what we recommend for people that already have a long shifter shaft assembly and just want to change the shaft. If you...
(254 views, 1 replies)