|So much energy is wasted complaining (even in this thread) and belittling others (subtly in this thread). You need to engineer an attitude that encourages success through hard work before you engineer the robot. - PayneTrain [more]|
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Today 04:09 PM
SCRIW VII (South Carolina Robotics Invitational & Workshops 2017)
Um, seriously, do you think it could get any worse? Holy cow, talk about overcoming adversity...
(3,625 views, 24 replies)
Today 04:00 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #693
Gad, I never sausage an ugly face... No personal offense intended
(123 views, 9 replies)
Today 02:18 PM
Gathering Info About Logomotion Strategy
I would watch all of Michigan State Eliminations. The unquestioned strategy of "throw tubes and score" was changed and that allowed #8 to beat #1.
(2,614 views, 30 replies)
Today 02:07 PM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
I've got a Shopbot in my classroom. We've been happy with its performance as well as the technical support. With the 2.2HP spindle on a PRSAlpha (and a bit of patience for shallow passes), we've cut...
(31,740 views, 174 replies)
Today 12:59 PM
New to Java: HELP!
I don't want to be discouraging, but I think you should probably step away from robot code for the moment and work through some java tutorials. The questions you're asking indicate that you don't...
(271 views, 13 replies)
Today 12:43 PM
Using Pixy with Java and roboRIO
I've actually been working on porting libpixyusb to the RoboRIO. For ease of development I've just been using JNA for the native bindings, but I'll probably write proper JNI bindings once I finish up...
(2,373 views, 10 replies)
Today 11:41 AM
The Blue Alliance C++ API
Thanks for sharing !
(560 views, 1 replies)
Today 11:37 AM
2018 Game Speculation
It seems to me that in these teasers they never show what you will actually be doing, but the end goal in which the game will lead up to. An excellent example being Steamworks, generating steam in...
(47,673 views, 212 replies)
Today 10:24 AM
Source for 12 AWG wire?
Thanks to all. I've learned more about wire than I thought I would. Some lessons: (1) A lot of inexpensive wire out there is "Copper Clad Aluminum," or "CCA." Has substantially more resistance...
(800 views, 12 replies)
Today 09:41 AM
[FF]: 2018 Season Long Fantasy FIRST
Another bump I guess for those who are interested in SLFF practice, TBC/TLC's discord is running multiple weekly practice drafts for offseason events, and having a "offseason event champ" We are...
(4,889 views, 93 replies)
Today 08:29 AM
Full-Time Position - Sr Design Engineer - Electromechanical - Avondale, PA
We are still sourcing candidates for this position. If you know anyone who might be interested/qualified, please let him/her know. Feel free to send me a private message or connect directly at...
(888 views, 1 replies)
Today 08:11 AM
[FTC]: Relic Recovery Quiz
It is pretty easy to make a quiz. For the simplest, just make a question on each rule, on what is legal and illegal, not on what penalties there are, you don't need to know penalties if you don't...
(276 views, 1 replies)
Today 07:49 AM
Problem switching modes between Motion Magic and %VBus
Trying to expand upon the Labview Motion Magic example provided by CTR. (Yes the example works). Situation: Rear Talons have encoders attached. (Quad). Trying to create a drive with the option of...
(58 views, 0 replies)
Today 07:41 AM
Problem deploy to RoboRio
Thanks for the closure.
(299 views, 6 replies)
Today 07:35 AM
[FTC]: How to Automate Lifts
Thanks to all for the feedback! Encoders and a limit switch are the bottom was our top idea already, but we wanted input from FRC, especially people around in 2011 or, to a lesser extend...
(148 views, 4 replies)
Today 05:19 AM
2017 Radio CAD
http://www.solidworks.com/sw/education/robot-student-design-contest.htm It should be in the 2017 Gray Tote zip file.
(117 views, 1 replies)
Today 04:30 AM
pic: 5987 Swerve Example
Thanks for the advice! Iíll make sure we get some shims when we order the bearings. Youíre CAD model was a large part of the inspiration for our design, and I expect that the final module will end up...
(611 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 10:05 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #692
At last! (Hey, you know I've had a week.) First place goes to: Second place goes to:
(381 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 09:10 PM
[FRC Blog] Important Deadlines Coming Up!
Maybe some sort of capture the flag game? And/or something could be offset from a platform, so robots will need to drive up, then reach out to grab a power up or other item? On the topic of flags,...
(2,728 views, 21 replies)
Yesterday 08:58 PM
752 lost their school's support and will not be competing this year. Sadly, it seems their win in Bridgewater was not enough to gain favor from their administration.
(1,850 views, 15 replies)