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Today 01:44 PM
How to Paint Aluminum
I personally believe that sending your parts to a professional powder-coating service is the best, but with sanding and some isopropyl alcohol or acetone will get a good finish. I like Dupli-Color or...
(1,864 views, 21 replies)
Today 01:40 PM
How does your school categorized your FIRST team?
We are officially under clubs for our school district. I'm the tech teacher and lead mentor in which I get a stipend. I have two co-advisors that split a stipend. For being the tech teacher I...
(1,875 views, 33 replies)
Today 01:19 PM
Gradle- Building vision code on Pi 3
Actually, I watched your series last week. Very well done. It helped me understand some of what was going on and get the FRC example code working. I may still give your version a try (only cost me...
(758 views, 8 replies)
Today 01:15 PM
Team 973 Signing Off
Not wanting team members to blow their brains out, I gave Autodesk Fusion 360 a shot after discovering Lars Christensen's GREAT video tutorial collection posted on his Youtube channel. I later had a...
(15,047 views, 113 replies)
Today 12:52 PM
FRC Blog - 2019 Motor Controllers and MXP
Will PID coefficients be configurable via robot code in addition to USB?
(25,833 views, 196 replies)
Today 11:47 AM
Poll : The Bag and You
You already stated that your team works after bag day, so I'm not sure where the "double" time is coming from. Other than the weekend/week you were taking off after bag day, what extra time is being...
(3,293 views, 28 replies)
Today 11:21 AM
paper: Preliminary REV MAX and NEO Stall Torque Testing
Yes, you're absolutely right. I've got it now. The stall current of the Mini Cim is below the current limit of the MAX, so it's actually reaching the limit of the motor, whereas the CIM is actually...
(1,173 views, 13 replies)
Today 11:17 AM
Welding polycord belts with a hot plate.
Yeah as you say with round belt it is not actually that necessary. For those wanting to do some type of flat belt the actual melting of the belt is the same process but having some type of jig can be...
(609 views, 4 replies)
Today 10:08 AM
2018 Alliance Selection Results
This is late, but here's Cowtown Throwdown: 1) 2410, 525, 4646, 4329 - W 2) 3937, 1806, 1810, 5809 - QF 3) 6424, 1987, 3792, 1775 - F 4) 1986, 1723, 5006, 1108 - SF 5) 1094, 1730, 6359, 1764 - QF 6)...
(62,775 views, 218 replies)
Today 09:59 AM
6 NEO "outside-in", WCD, AWD drivetrain sketch
Same idea yep. I prefer an aluminum solution in a drive application. I went with belts because they give less of a weight penalty for having 6 gearboxes instead of 2. The Vex gearbox sits a...
(969 views, 9 replies)
Today 09:31 AM
Need help with choosing Versa-planetary redaction stages
Good point! Though to be honest, I've never had to side mount a VersaPlanetary in the entire time I've used them, so that's probably why I never noticed the Lites didn't have that option. :rolleyes:
(745 views, 12 replies)
Today 08:53 AM
[FTC]: Lander Cracking
I haven't seen that on any field I have access to. I'd wonder if fasteners were overtorqued, but for the best insight I'd say to email pictures and details on your assembly process to...
(145 views, 1 replies)
Today 08:41 AM
3 Scale Cube Auto Club #3SCAC
if we count offseason then 179 completed 3 cube at roboticon, i dont think there is a video up
(17,711 views, 88 replies)
Today 08:27 AM
4641 HazMat Hawks from Red Oak, Texas are coming to my local regional on Long Island (NYLI) Along with a team from the FIRST Mid-Atlantic District and teams from Norway, China, Turkey, and...
(36,126 views, 214 replies)
Today 08:12 AM
I'm not 100% clear on your situation or end goal, but have you looked into this description of valve types and controlling FRC valves in java? Remember your user code doesn't start running till at...
(93 views, 1 replies)
Today 02:25 AM
Powering a "Test Bench" bot with a plug.
For bench testing, we test gearboxes and motors with the following DC Power Supply. http://www.bkprecision.com/products/power-supplies/1692-3-15vdc-40a-switching-digital-dc-power-supply.html It...
(1,681 views, 21 replies)
Yesterday 09:57 PM
Installing NDK for Android studio
I've downloaded the Cheesy Poofs 2017 cheesydroid vision app into Android Studio on Windows 10. I downloaded ndk-14 (The most recent ndk version doesn't work with the app) and Android Studio...
(160 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 08:34 PM
Ways to organize a new community team?
Insurance is a must and can run several thousands a year, so affiliating with a group is a good first step. How do you plan to fund the team? Do you have access to enough corporate sponsors?...
(438 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 07:55 PM
Writing code for a color sensor
You might find this post useful: https://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?t=181 588
(829 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 07:49 PM
Bagging your robot in 18.36 seconds
That, or maybe Sabre Dance? My suggested theme comes from the famed "Last Night of the Proms", a fine UK tradition with its own set of common themes. I don't recommend any of them. Especially not...
(3,174 views, 27 replies)