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Today 11:09 AM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
We normally cut with a 6mm end mill so we are not getting into the micro machining levels where run out really kills small tools. The smallest we go is maybe 4mm but that is for rest machining. Tool...
(75,400 views, 320 replies)
Today 10:50 AM
Swerve drive cost
Fabricate for $400 ok... but the design effort, both for the hardware, and then the software is going to be quite a daunting task that consume much of the team's resources while you develop, test,...
(815 views, 7 replies)
Today 09:58 AM
Stall testing 775 Pro, surprisingly poor result
The place I've had more failures with 775Pros than any other system is intakes. Depending on the design and implementation, there are plenty of situations in which intakes can become stalled (or are...
(3,669 views, 52 replies)
Today 08:42 AM
F4 CADathon 5: 2nd Place - Team 157: Minotaur Presents: Blockade
Hey, thanks for asking! Our lift is continuous rigged for power up and power down, and the four smaller spools on the top with the helical string guides drive the lift up and down. The giant pulley...
(350 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:35 AM
Operation Slam God
I don't understand what is happening but it seems fun.
(318 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 11:02 PM
Using Raspberry Pi as coprocessor
Its pretty common to use as a coprocessor. Lots of teams have published code online on places like Github to view it. The most common way is gonna be pynetworktables which publishes data to network...
(122 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:50 PM
The Koala Foundation: Drought Appeal
I can't believe you missed out on the opportunity for a water game joke shirt. :deadhorse: Well wishes! I'll definitely be getting one!
(558 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 10:43 PM
RoboZone Podcast Episode #070 - Recruiting, Fundraising, and School is Back!
Spiece is working with 314 this year?!? Oooohhhh boy... :rolleyes: In regards to a potential off-season event at SVSU, someone should tell them to get a hold of FIRST of the Great Lakes Bay Region;...
(166 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:16 PM
Pressure not rising smoothly
My personal preference on locating the gauge is at the far end of the high-pressure side of the system from the compressor: just before the regulator to low pressure. Then a second gauge on the...
(366 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 10:07 PM
New tool for C++ Programming for old cRIOs
This sounds promising. For the benefit of more people than just me I'm sure, could you possibly post here what specifically you changed in the solenoid code to get it to build correctly? Thanks!
(11,617 views, 48 replies)
Yesterday 09:36 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #735
Thank goodness camps are almost over! First place goes to: Second place goes to:
(208 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 07:24 PM
Team 254 Presents: Lockdown Technical Binder 2018
We took your advice and added 0.05" to all our belt C-C's in the intake and also made room for 1/16 hex spacers between the wheels and the bearings and it seems to have fixed the issue. Thank you...
(15,844 views, 77 replies)
Yesterday 07:13 PM
FUNalysis Tonight 8:30pm 71 & 254
FUNalysis is about to start! Come join is https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow
(700 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 06:18 PM
Techbrick Robots Just Posted its Awesome Resources for 2018-19 Into Orbit
Techbrick Robots Just Posted its Awesome Resources for 2018-19 Into Orbit https://techbrick.com/fll-resources/fll2018 Kick Off PowerPoint's: Very Important Stuff! Images For Your Own Worksheets,...
(1 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 04:38 PM
NY Tech Valley Robot Rumble 2018
It's only August and we only have 1 space left!! It's incredible how much this event has grown from just 13 in our first year! Updated Team List (23/24 available spots): Team 20 (x2): The...
(573 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 04:31 PM
Off-Season Battery Cart Design
From a look at this cart, I have a suggestion.. Biggest issue I see with this design is the caster location. These are laid out in a similar fashion as the cart from Andy Mark P/N am-2797... Last...
(550 views, 19 replies)
Yesterday 04:05 PM
Vision on a Pi
There are some nuances in the definition of "real time" - Often times, people mean "really fast" or "low lag". And although these go together, the more specific definition I lean toward is...
(1,283 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 02:42 PM
How about something like this? http://www.grifiti.com/band-joes.html One of our FTC teams used it a couple of years ago for transferring plastic balls to a shooter (but ended up using surgical...
(1,932 views, 32 replies)
Yesterday 01:29 PM
Vex Configurable Parts in Onshape!
I'm working closely with the MKCad team to get these configurable files integrated as part of that library. We feel like it is in the best interest of the FRC Community that we have a single place to...
(681 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 12:53 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 1st Place - Team 62: Orbit Torque CAD Release
(853 views, 4 replies)