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Today 07:29 PM
FRC4277 Thingamajiggers present Vüt-Vüt-Vüt
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Today 07:29 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #714
"It's a new record! We only had to re-weld the frame tw-" *CRACK* "three times. So far."
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Today 07:16 PM
Brilliant Strategy at Arizona North
We'll be rockin' out in Penn, and hopefully be able to demonstrate a 2 cube auto... :p :p We've fixed a lot of quality of life issues and a few programming issues (like the welds on the robot...
(3,908 views, 23 replies)
Today 07:11 PM
Photos - FIRST Robotics Competition 2018 Milford District Event
They're posted! FIRST in Michigan 2018 Milford District Event Find them at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/danielernst/albums/72157694370121945 As always, my photos are free to use by the FIRST...
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Today 07:08 PM
2018 Alliance Selection Results
FiM Gaylord District Alliance 1 5234 862 6005 Alliance 2 3618 4237 6573 SF Alliance 3 5114 3767 5560 W Alliance 4 226 1711 5314 F Alliance 5 5534 3537 6087 Alliance 6 5086 6020 5509 Alliance...
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Today 06:56 PM
Using Talon PID slots
That is what I did.
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Today 06:51 PM
2018 SPAM Poor Man's Scouting
I've posted version 2.0 of the scouting spreadsheet and the scouting sheet. Kudos go to Katie_UPS for posting their modifed version of the original spreadsheet. I borrowed several of your changes...
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Today 06:42 PM
Help with Programming Xbox Dpad
From experience I suggest to not use the d-pad as buttons, but if you do you should either use only 2 opposite sides as buttons or be controlling something where all 8 directions correspond to...
(63 views, 2 replies)
Today 06:36 PM
Plotting Two Variables Against Eachother on SmartDash
Hey guys I was just wondering if you can plot one variable against another instead of against time on SmartDashboard. I imagine this isnt a default ability, but I thought maybe one of you would know...
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Today 06:33 PM
Gyro returning wrong numbers
It sounds like your NavX might not be plugged in/recognized by your RoboRIO. How are you connected to the NavX? Is it plugged directly onto the surface of the rio, like the KOP gyro, or are you...
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Today 06:20 PM
"launching" tech foul resulting in yellow card
We ended up with a red card for launching as well. The second yellow occurred in auto, which to me it was pretty ridiculous to call that.
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Today 05:23 PM
Inagural Canadian Pacific Regional --- Wow!
On behalf of FRC Team 1241 – THEORY6, I would like to thank everyone involved making the Canadian Pacific Regional possible. It was one of the smoothest events we have ever attended, and our team had...
(648 views, 4 replies)
Today 05:10 PM
Cool ideas for a future FIRST game
Idea even MORE fun than lunacy: Bear with me...
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Today 04:56 PM
Driver Station "Button Box"
I would suggest the LaunchPad especially because you most likely already have one as it came in the Kit of Parts in 2015. That is unless someone walked away with it or it got lost.
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Today 04:01 PM
Calculating max velocity, acceleration, and jerk
A few years ago, Ether and I ran some tests on CIMs using a dynamometer in the Whirlpool motor lab. One of those tests measured initial current surge with the CIM fed directly from a 12V source, so...
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Today 03:16 PM
A Thank You and a Complaint
I'm sorry your team was having trouble getting connected at your event. There's a lot of flexibility in the configuration of the driver station in FRC, and with that flexibility can come system...
(2,336 views, 18 replies)
Today 02:33 PM
Lone Star Central Regional
We’re glad you will be at Houston Champs! Very well deserved. The team was closely following along from our shop this weekend. Let us know if we can help out in any way between now and Champs.
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Today 02:32 PM
Team 5818 presents: Floptimus prime
Just adding a picture of the competition robot at Pomona. https://www.chiefdelphi.com/media/img/651/6513495aac98d1ef05f4 c4c0c7cccade_m.jpg
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Today 02:27 PM
Quick connect fitting legality?
The difficulty with this is when the big tank gets empty, (it's two and a half gallons) it will be impossible to get pressure above 60psi during a 2-min match, to run the climb at end game. When I...
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Today 02:25 PM
Welder availability at Houston Championship
In the volunteer description for machine shop jobs, it does mention TIG welding: https://www.firstinspires.or g/resource-library/frc/machine-shop-staff Seems to be the only "current" info I see. ...
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