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Today 12:52 PM
2019 FRC events
North Carolina will have 4 district events this year. The details of the 4th event will be posted on FIRST site after contracts are signed.
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Today 12:33 PM
[FF]: [OFF] China Robotics Challenge 2018
1. Golfer4646 2. pchild 3. nomythicalbeast 4. Hailey.faiella 5. mman1506 6. Vale 7. Brennanb 8. miklast 9. Thayer McCollum 10. Tmpoles
(219 views, 14 replies)
Today 12:26 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #732
One Two! One Two! And through and through The orange ball went swish and swack. The clock read zero, So gath'ring their hero, The drive team brought him back. And hast though scored the...
(80 views, 5 replies)
Today 12:12 PM
Need for two sets of PID gains for Elevator
When it comes to PID stuff, I believe the Talon has multiple PID slots. In your elevator example you can tune for up, put those values in #1 slot and tune for down and put them in #2 slot. Which...
(724 views, 13 replies)
Today 11:42 AM
Inaccurate Motion Profiling
TIL, thanks! This is the first I googled that set of terms, and boy is there a wealth of information out there. I've always found more-accurate models of this kind of thing super interesting. Just...
(384 views, 4 replies)
Today 11:38 AM
paper: Modeling Subsystem Reliability
How does the math change if your drivetrain requires time for debug, and failure analysis? Breaks and damage aren't always obvious.
(378 views, 5 replies)
Today 10:44 AM
Announcing CHS Bunnybots!
I'm really glad to hear that this is finally happening. Bunnybots is an incredible opportunity for learning, and a ton of fun. It's about time that teams outside the PNW get to experience it.
(319 views, 1 replies)
Today 10:24 AM
6 wheel chain drive idlers and friction
I've worked with one drivetrain where we had a continuous chain, similar to what you are trying to do. Getting enough wrap of the chain around each sprocket is tricky. We had to use a bizarre chain...
(409 views, 3 replies)
Today 10:18 AM
Ramp Riot 2018: The Official Thread
Can't wait for another awesome Ramp Riot!
(256 views, 2 replies)
Today 10:07 AM
FUNalysis Tonight 8:30pm ET IRI Match Breakdowns
Thank you to everyone who tuned in last night! Another great turnout with some awesome match breakdowns: Segments from the show: Strategy Differences at IRI 2013 IRI Finals 2 Breakdown 2018 IRI Q93...
(537 views, 2 replies)
Today 09:04 AM
[FF]: 2018 Offseason Fantasy First League
Leaderboard has been updated. CRC ROBO-CON and Glitch Gummi are being drafted this week :)
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Today 09:03 AM
Being A Better Leader
FIRST is a great place to discover and grow leadership capabilities. There's just so much to do, one person can't lead it all. You need to grow a leadership team, which means anyone on the team has...
(589 views, 10 replies)
Today 08:35 AM
Thrust in a drivetrain?
In brushed DC electric motors, torque is proportional to current. The more you want your drivetrain to put torque to the ground, the more current will be drawn. The more current is drawn, the lower...
(354 views, 3 replies)
Today 08:09 AM
2019 Speculation Again
Regolith on Rebound Rumble ramps sounds... interesting:yikes: Throw the Stronghold defenses in and now you have a show!
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Today 07:59 AM
Future Game Pieces
Just need to develop a reliable power source or buy every D battery at the nearest BJs.
(1,563 views, 23 replies)
Today 06:50 AM
Lots of good stuff here at the team 358 electrical page (and their others as well).
(270 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 11:32 PM
Current Team List (Will be updated) 865 1241 1310 4992 5719
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Yesterday 10:45 PM
RoboZone Podcast Episode #067 - The 2018 IRI Champs are Here!
SoundCloud Link: https://soundcloud.com/robozonepodcast/episode-067-the-2018-iri-champs-are-here Episode Description - In this episode, Andrew, Chris, Josh and I discuss the 2018 IRI Competition...
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Yesterday 09:42 PM
2338 University 2018
Hello! As some of you know, 2338 has been putting on a leadership course for some teams in our surrounding area for a few years now: The 2338 University. This course trains team members in the 2338...
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Yesterday 09:39 PM
Fan for 775pros
The thermal mass of a 775 pro isn't really high enough to take advantage of active cooling in between matches. Heat wasn't an issue at all for our 775 pro drive train this year. Our only 775 pro...
(1,934 views, 20 replies)