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Today 10:32 PM
Team 254 Looking For Mentors
Can confirm this was definitely a reason I went to 33 upon moving to the Detroit area. Obviously the metro Detroit area is the most dense area in the country for FRC teams, and there's obviously some...
(4,599 views, 32 replies)
Today 10:31 PM
Might be easier to chase down a JVN Doll (or Instant Motivator.)
(1,413 views, 24 replies)
Today 10:27 PM
This sort of thing, maybe with a second column showing the lost teams? These are the 2018 teams registered as of today and how many years they each have played (not exactly how old they are though-...
(59,372 views, 399 replies)
Today 10:05 PM
Team 900 Role Call
"When I use a word." Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, "it means what I choose it to mean neither more nor less." "The question is," said Alice "whether you can make words mean so many...
(30,464 views, 217 replies)
Today 10:01 PM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
(41,293 views, 214 replies)
Today 09:49 PM
Plenum cable: Is it legal?
Here's more information than you probably wanted about what plenum and riser cable ratings (like CL2, CL3 and CM) mean. Yours was rated CMP, which is a highly flame-resistant cable. Note that plenum...
(796 views, 14 replies)
Today 09:44 PM
Very confused trying to run GRIP on Ubuntu
System: Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Develop Tool: Eclipse Oxygen So I am trying to use GRIP to help develop vision processing for the upcoming season. We are going to use a Raspberry Pi for the vision...
(27 views, 0 replies)
Today 09:01 PM
[FF]: Orange County Regional 2018
Updated with completely accurate picks. Times to be enforced on Friday. Wheat Coast Neat Coast 3309 8:32 8:34 Questionable Decisionmakers 3476 8:30 8:36 Blucifer ...
(584 views, 27 replies)
Today 08:31 PM
paper: Using JeVois camera in FRC
If I'm understanding your comment above, are you passing serial commands from the roboRIO to the JeVois to initiate the video stream? Have you tried just using the initscript.cfg to start the stream...
(1,558 views, 26 replies)
Today 08:13 PM
[FF]: Colorado 2018
Questionable Decisionmakers 1619 2083 1584 Blucifer 1011 4293 4593 Hammerheads 2848 5126 3729 First Pick 1730 3200 6459 Falcon ...
(389 views, 21 replies)
Today 08:02 PM
FRC Blog - 2018 Beta Teams, Brushless Motors, and More!
AM's Nubs are rather spotty on fitting 6mm D shaft - sometimes too tight, sometimes slightly loose. The best hub we found last year was this one. I noticed this morning that AndyMark has a 6mm D...
(18,857 views, 144 replies)
Today 07:51 PM
From where does your team but its wires?
Just to clarify, stranded wire is not more "rugged" than solid wire. Indeed, solid wire is slightly less susceptible to damage from a pinch point. Solid wire can be bent to a tighter radius - once...
(524 views, 10 replies)
Today 07:04 PM
What's your best match?
https://www.thebluealliance. com/match/2017paca_qf1m1 Quarterfinals in Pittsburgh #8 seed over the #1 seed. (And a little contrversy too)
(921 views, 11 replies)
Today 06:21 PM
Mounting an Encoder to a Live WCD Axle
We did this in the past for drivetrain and arm rotational sensors, but moved to the dedicated systems provided for the VexPro Ball Shifter and VP Integrated Encoder. The surgical tubing solution,...
(1,556 views, 28 replies)
Today 05:36 PM
Candidly Speaking 12/5 8:30pm EST: Supplier Ethics, CAW and more!
Or, as was brought up on FUN, not misleading teams about the resources necessary to be successful in FRC. Don't tell them it's a six week program, don't tell them they don't need any tools or...
(7,497 views, 75 replies)
Today 04:54 PM
Matlab Licence for FRC
I haven't personally used it, but a few years ago our team considered doing vision processing in Matlab/Simulink (I forget which). I know that other teams have done so. 696 did simulations of a...
(1,104 views, 13 replies)
Today 04:35 PM
FRCTop25 Popularity Poll for Charity! Vote, Troll & Win!
Update: Here are the prizes for those who donate to the FRCTop25 Charity Poll! The stream starts at 8:30pm Eastern at https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow When we reach x in cumulative donations...
(2,060 views, 12 replies)
Today 03:57 PM
FirstChoice, what did you get?
No NavX, but we did get one of the brushless motors to mess with, and miscellaneous other things. Interested to see what people do with the NavX
(2,925 views, 39 replies)
Today 03:25 PM
What's the rule on changing wheels at an event?
If you are replacing an exact identical item such as a standard wheel you do not need to be reinspected because there should be no change to height,weight, etc. For our team in the past we have had...
(1,612 views, 22 replies)
Today 02:37 PM
High performance 3d printed plastics
Thanks jgerstein, do you have any photos of where / how your team used the markfroged 3d printed parts? it would be great to see them
(887 views, 8 replies)