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Today 05:48 PM
The FIRST Devil's Dictionary
Insanity (n) If you do or have done enough with FRC you already know. If not, you'll see soon enough :)
(78,286 views, 333 replies)
Today 05:41 PM
[TBA] New for 2018
:) Count me interested
(629 views, 8 replies)
Today 05:27 PM
Can we mount our radio over our RoboRio?
Thank you for your input and thank you for your time we will note this and work immediately on it. Thank you again from the 3355 FRC purple Vipers.
(116 views, 2 replies)
Today 05:24 PM
JVN-Design Calc Question
Thanks to all the responders! It's awesome being. A rookie team in a competition like FIRST! Hope to see some of you at competitions this season. :)
(459 views, 5 replies)
Today 05:01 PM
Hello, We are team 7215, a rookie team, and wanted to get some last-minute help on our cascading lift/elevtaor mechanism. If we bolt the linear slides onto the drive train, can we use a metal wire...
(1,890 views, 17 replies)
Today 04:55 PM
pic: My Minor Critique of the 2018 display
Personally, the current one is more pleasing and contrasting to the eye and makes the important info pop out. Maybe im just crazy, who knows.
(104 views, 1 replies)
Today 04:54 PM
Java OpenCV insufficient memory
Running a GRIP created vision pipeline in Java on the roboRIO throws insufficient memory in the native C++ OpenCV code. Tried dozens of variations of the pipeline - turning on and off various...
(17 views, 0 replies)
Today 04:52 PM
gyro not found
update: still not found even after switching roboRIOs
(77 views, 3 replies)
Today 04:49 PM
Motor Hold Position
20% power, or 20% output? When you set the output from -1 to 1 in code, you're choosing the % of battery voltage. Normally V=(percent output)*12, with some variation based on the normal battery...
(196 views, 5 replies)
Today 04:34 PM
Strategic viability of not climbing?
There are a few ways that climbing can not impede your fellow alliance members, but they are potentially complicated. One option is to not use rung to climb, but instead to latch on to the sides...
(410 views, 7 replies)
Today 04:32 PM
No more pesky HSV tuning, just use machine learning
There comes a moment in every frc student's life where they are torn between exploring their technical creativity and strictly pursuing blue banners. The two are more often than not mutually...
(603 views, 8 replies)
Today 03:38 PM
Changing joystick axes displayed on "Drive" tab
Team got a chance to implement this idea this week, and it 100% worked. Also, they're kinda excited they can modify the dashboard. :) Thank you for the help!
(119 views, 2 replies)
Today 03:17 PM
There is no limit to how many people you can have in the pits at any given time, but keep in mind that if all 70 team members are there (for a larger highschool) it will sometimes get a little hectic.
(280 views, 7 replies)
Today 03:07 PM
Jetson TX1 does not power on
We have 2 Jetson TX1, and both work when plugged into the 120Vac power supply. However we are unable to get them to power on while on the robot. We have a regular robot, battery to a breaker, to a...
(78 views, 0 replies)
Today 03:06 PM
Greater DC Preview 2018
I can relate to this. Also I'm waiting for that week 0 review. Living in SC does have a few downsides.
(43 views, 1 replies)
Joseph W. Horth
Today 02:51 PM
Open Mesh OM5P-AC
Hi all, I'm having an issue connect to any RoboRIO via the OM5P-AC I'm able to connect to the Radio when it's on but I cannot see any communications to the RoboRIO (Driver station shows only WIFI...
(87 views, 0 replies)
Today 02:47 PM
Brownie Recipes - The Great(est) Debate
*flies in under the radar*
(6,044 views, 90 replies)
Today 02:36 PM
Rope or Chain for Elevator
I recommend checking to make sure your knots are indeed correct, and that you donít have any other points of the system bending/flexing. There is also a way to add spring tension to the rope pull...
(624 views, 5 replies)
Today 02:32 PM
Want to Add a "Command Prompt" but Not Sure How
In the past we've used either the Preferences class, or SmartDashboard class to get data from SmartDashboard/Shuffleboard. However, given how fast deploy times are now, we've gone back to embedding...
(62 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:56 PM
Meltdown alert. We were mounting up our electrical boards and one of the team members noticed that the right and left rear wheels weren't mounted in the same hole. It's a breakdown the chassis...
(1,341 views, 15 replies)