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Today 03:02 PM
Bumper Frames - Are They Legal?
R30D: Now the exception is R30E: The rules are pretty clear here. The top and bottom of the bumper are exterior surfaces. The interior surface is where mounting hardware can be placed. The only...
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Today 02:44 PM
Drive Station Not recognizing connection
Another area that you could look is to make sure network configuration isn't mixed. I'd check the webdash and then on DS to make sure it is good there. ...
(126 views, 10 replies)
Today 02:04 PM
Chezy Champs Ranking Projection Contest
When you get it finalized, please share the spreadsheet with me. I'd love to compare it to mine after the event. 19.12 is a solid RMSE for IRI, I got 18.33 for that event, and jtrv got 18.32 using...
(1,456 views, 7 replies)
Today 01:45 PM
Can you see deleted posts?
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Today 01:36 PM
Deep Learning/Neural Network Use In Scouting
I have used the following data sources in the past to build predictive models. Both sources update and publish weekly on during the FIRST Robotics Season. Caleb Sykes posts white papers and past...
(500 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:51 PM
pic: Captain USA Update
They are there so any horizontal spinner will likely hit the bolt heads before my weapon mounts. Think of them as ablative armor. Nope! The strategy is to have two more wheels on top of the...
(463 views, 6 replies)
Today 12:50 PM
Offseason drivetrain (X-009 style)
If you are serious about building this, or something like it, you should send what you have now to your sponsor to ensure their equipment can do what you want. Specific areas of concern are the depth...
(550 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:15 PM
TBA Requests - Google Sheets add-on for Blue Alliance data
I'm not sure how this works. The help document just says that after I type in =TBASetKey(w/ my key), I should be able to use the other functions. So far it's just returned "There was an error...
(1,757 views, 17 replies)
Today 12:02 PM
Yeah, CHS has enough 9XX teams coming in from out of district to sandbag.
(608 views, 8 replies)
Today 12:01 PM
Robot Randomly Disconnects
That's possible, but he did say the problem happened on two different laptops. That being said, it's very possible that a problematic software caused this to happen. Autodesk's Atlassian Helper has...
(777 views, 12 replies)
Today 11:24 AM
East Metro Collaborative Competition (EMC^2) Webcast Info
Great event going on in Minnesota this Saturday! Watch it at https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow or thebluealliance.com Team List: 1816 – The Green Machine 2175 – The Fighting Calculators 2220 –...
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Today 11:08 AM
[FRC Blog] Event Ready and Beta Test Application
https://www.firstinspires.or g/robotics/frc/blog/2019-event-ready-beta-application A little late to post here but I wanted to highlight that the beta team application is now open! Please come help...
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Today 11:00 AM
We used a JeVois camera last year, which includes its own processor and gpu. It was programmed in Python and worked with our java code.
(617 views, 15 replies)
Today 10:43 AM
Best bandsaw for aluminum sheet?
What blade type are you using? If you have a 2 speed saw and it's heating up the part I would suspect you have a dull blade or something that isn't clearing chips out of the gullets between...
(631 views, 14 replies)
Today 10:41 AM
Destination: Deep Space Teaser
Everything in the video is through a video monitor and in an inclosed-ish space. I think we have a "use a bot camera to navigate a maze" game this year.
(8,870 views, 83 replies)
Today 09:22 AM
Can we Suggest Rule Changes for Next Season?
I would suggest if you are going to have protected zones (Null Zone 2018, Platform zone endgame 2018, Loading Zone 2017, Secret Passage 2016, Outerworks 2016, etc) - come up with one criteria as to...
(1,048 views, 16 replies)
Today 08:44 AM
pic: Average Travel Distance for FRC Teams to US
Haha. Me too. I guess my conceptual issue was I was thinking of distance from counties, with counties being weighed evenly... not by teams that actually exist in those counties. Explains why Alaska...
(759 views, 8 replies)
Today 08:07 AM
Newegg.com has been hacked
Got my new laptop in May. Near miss. I've had to replace my ATM card three times in the last two years. It's getting tiresome.
(461 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:01 AM
Grasshoppers 2018 Offseason Activity
We're working on a number of things this off-season to prepare for 2019. First and perhaps foremost is that we are making the switch on OnShape after hearing about 319's wild success and trialing...
(173 views, 0 replies)
Today 07:39 AM
[FF]: 2019 Season Long Fantasy FIRST
Any idea if list only drafts are going to be back?
(2,201 views, 37 replies)