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Today 09:52 AM
775 Pro Drive
Interesting in what your using for your special vacuum system to cool down the 775s, are you pulling air through the rear side vents?
(2,220 views, 35 replies)
Today 09:47 AM
Controllers reverse in autonomous and teleop
This. Also, put the robot up on blocks, run both modes, and watch the colors of the LED's on the motor controllers. One color means it's getting a forward command, another means it's getting a...
(106 views, 5 replies)
Today 09:46 AM
Turning Motor / Gear Ratio for swerve drive
We ran 65.45:1 ratio off 550 (AM-9015) this past season. The motors did get hot after extended use, and it seems to steer plenty fast, and we think faster then it needs to. We are looking at...
(414 views, 7 replies)
Today 09:34 AM
pic: Quantum Drawing
Wow. That is amazing. Are you thinking of doing other bots?
(122 views, 3 replies)
Today 09:24 AM
Buy 3 Josef Prusa i3 Mk3's. Spend the rest on filament. The Ultimaker and the Taz are nice printers but they're still playing catchup with the Mk3. The print quality is just not as good.
(4,782 views, 63 replies)
Today 09:18 AM
2019 Game Speculation
While there is no universally agreed definition of deep space, all the definitions I am familiar with actually include most of the solar system. This is reflected in the way NASA defines deep space...
(16,578 views, 107 replies)
Today 08:14 AM
Robot Maintenance and Problem Prevention
Kris @ FRC #4607, could you please send me some examples of you FEMA and 5-ways?
(1,228 views, 18 replies)
Today 08:05 AM
2018 IRI Invitations
Not saying they would be obligated or even have to, just wondering. It is what it is.
(17,409 views, 83 replies)
Today 08:00 AM
2018 IRI Invite Prediction Contest
Curse you school WiFi!
(16,964 views, 85 replies)
Today 02:16 AM
What do you want to see in Pathfinder?
A lot of the structure of the library is not final. Once it's settled on the direction the library is going, I'll open source it, which shouldn't be too far away.
(9,497 views, 86 replies)
Yesterday 10:40 PM
Need opinions on this red card
Yes, I understand what you're trying to say. But my point is that AT THE TIME I MENTION, there is no. way. that that robot is pinned. It's untouched, with a clean run back through Null Territory,...
(3,512 views, 51 replies)
Yesterday 08:54 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #724
Their challenge was to make two backpacks using only parts from AndyMark's inventory. This was as far as they got.
(142 views, 9 replies)
Yesterday 08:04 PM
Xbox Adaptive Controller –>$@#Easy Custom Controllers?
https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/17/xbox-adaptive-controller-disabilities-gamepad-microsoft-tour/ Microsoft is releasing an Xbox controller to make gaming more accessible. One cool feature of the...
(395 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 08:00 PM
In my mind, the gearbox ratio, the motor selection, and the load device being moved are all tied together. Without understanding the other two, selecting any individual part doesn't necessarily make...
(544 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 07:59 PM
I've met many a person who believed that stalling a 775pro was always bad, based on Chief Delphi. I do agree that the BAG seems more resistant to dying outright (I've revived them a few times), but...
(1,914 views, 33 replies)
Yesterday 07:58 PM
Dead Mans Switch
How about a sliding potentiometer that spring returns to 0. User must hold slider in center region if they panic and either release or push to far it cuts power.
(3,992 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 07:48 PM
pic: 4 775pro compact gearbox
Yes that would be one way of gearing it down but it would increase its vertical hight
(1,110 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 07:13 PM
RoboRIO dpkg or apt
Unfortunately I can't edit posts... Well the distro itself seems to still be alive actually, but the original website doesn't look to be maintained. Do you happen to have an updated link to their...
(664 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 04:25 PM
pic: Swerve Module, 2910 Off Season
Certainly, Below is the link to the CAD for the entire mini swerve chassis we build last summer. The modules are in there. https://github.com/woolfepr/Swerve-MK1
(10,745 views, 50 replies)
Yesterday 03:42 PM
What is your off season summer project this year.
Current plans for 2220: - Outreach out the wazzoo - Fundraising for a router (Omio x8, probably) - Learning to use said router - Possibly a WCD or elevator - Learn CAD (probably Onshape) All...
(2,620 views, 34 replies)