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Today 01:20 PM
[FRC Blog] Team Avatars – A Reprise
It's not open yet for 2019, but here for reference is the FRC Blog post about submitting them last season. https://www.firstinspires.or g/robotics/frc/blog/team-avatar-submission-system Only your...
(1,636 views, 14 replies)
Today 01:00 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
It wasn't actually rhetorical. If there are things that make FRC stand out among peers that's important to know. I think we all accept that, to scale FRC, we need to make major changes to it and...
(20,819 views, 210 replies)
Today 12:59 PM
[FRC Blog] Championship Housing Open and District Slots to FIRST Championship
PCH is showing 84 teams this year; just as a heads up.
(683 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:34 PM
Timing of New Product Rollouts
I disagree that it matters that the target market is high school students. I like to equate what FIRST robotics does to car racing (mostly because there are a lot of parallels). In car racing, if I...
(6,665 views, 70 replies)
Today 12:24 PM
FRCSim 2018 Supported?
As an alternative, if your team uses an AutoDesk product for CAD (like fusion 360), you could try out AutoDesk Synthesis: http://synthesis.autodesk.c om
(3,934 views, 17 replies)
Today 12:00 PM
Need Beta Testers for our Safety App
I'll definitely try to look into those sources, as if they only have a native API I may not be able to do it unless I can do it via my own route with a flutter REST plug-in, or there will be a huge...
(769 views, 21 replies)
Today 11:40 AM
FIRST: Please simplify parent and student consent.
I spent several hours clicking around FIRST's site a month or two ago looking for it before caving in and asking my local senior mentor if she knew where it was, and getting a direct link that way. ...
(4,194 views, 32 replies)
Today 10:41 AM
CAN Connector or Micro Fit Molex Connectors
The same locking molex ones that have been posted earlier in the thread.
(1,338 views, 20 replies)
Today 10:03 AM
[FF]: [SLFF] Los Angeles Regional 2019
https://media.giphy.com/media/jErciyL77Nuw/giphy.gif Headed down to the sunny LA regional, where it's not snowing outside... sometimes I hate Canada. QwEST 8:00 9:17 9:19 LM ...
(49 views, 0 replies)
Today 10:02 AM
local robotpy docs - how?
Currently the option doesn't exist. I've filed a bug at https://github.com/robotpy/robotpy-docs/issues/22 ... I suspect the easiest option would be a script that post-processes the generated files...
(55 views, 1 replies)
Today 09:10 AM
chain in tube experiences
Agreed here. We feel that if we need to do exact C-C design again in the future, we will measure the correct center distance needed for the specific parts chosen rather than use the adder number we...
(4,203 views, 31 replies)
Today 08:23 AM
Versaplanetary Vs 57 Sport
Except for that one time we wanted to climb but didn't because the set screw came loose.
(4,573 views, 51 replies)
Today 01:06 AM
A profound thought
It doesn't seem like new to me. LOL ::rtm::
(1,053 views, 22 replies)
Today 12:54 AM
TalonSRX Motion Trajectory Profiling
In case it's not a sim error, we had the same problem last season using an early version of the phoenix framework. Something about they hadn't fully implemented all the features in the first release....
(194 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:39 AM
Introducing the new TubeMagic Fixturing System
See the video: easiest way is to just stick a 1" spacer on the bed, usually in the form of a 1x1. Most tubing jigs require that you do this anyway, so it's not a big problem.
(2,165 views, 17 replies)
Today 12:01 AM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #753
Student in Black, staring at a motionless CNC machine: "Maybe we should've checked the trip current on our breakers before we bought this machine..." Student in Blue: "When you can't CNC...PVC!"
(263 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 11:33 PM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
My compressor pushes air through at least 20ft of hose. You'll be fine on that front, at least. My water pump is at maximum about 15-20ft of tubing away from the router (after you considering all the...
(103,511 views, 439 replies)
Yesterday 10:14 PM
Looks like MAR only has 21 Championship slots this year, down from 22 in 2018, 2017, and 2016.
(762 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 09:46 PM
[FF]: [SLFF] Iowa 2019
Final results:Salty Spitoon 3928 7541 5837 Falcon 525 7646 5935 QwEST 1625 7309 6217 The Lawnmowers ...
(1,203 views, 59 replies)
Yesterday 09:42 PM
[FF]: Peachtree 2019
FLCN 4941 4459 6712 QwEST 2974 6919 6341 LM 1102 4509 5332 CHS 4910 6177 6471 TLC 1746 6340 7451 TDC 1648 1771 5608 1.21 GW 2415 3635 4080 FC ...
(1,454 views, 54 replies)