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Today 02:36 PM
How does your team get its members to participate?
On our team, we impose a strict deadline for when members can join the team (September 15th for those working on the robot and October 6th for our PR side) so that we don't run the risk of having...
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Today 02:31 PM
The tools you can't get through FRC build season without?
Or this for maximum portability and/or power outages. +1 to the vise for the portaband. Not sure about the DeWalt 20V circ saw, but I have the 5 1/2" 18V Ryobi, and I find it somewhat...
(4,361 views, 47 replies)
Today 02:18 PM
Pit setup question?
We paid just under $4K for ours in 2012, including the red powder coating. It is incredibly easy to build and take apart, and we have had no problems with it. I don't know that I'd recommend it...
(289 views, 2 replies)
Today 01:50 PM
2017 Rah Cha Cha Ruckus
I finally got around to uploading 291's full field match videos. They can be found here. We only took videos of our matches unfortunately. Qualifications 4, 10, 20, 28, 31, and all 4 (:yikes:) of our...
(13,888 views, 98 replies)
Today 01:43 PM
Hi, Im just a new design lead looking for resources, anything helps
I made a spreadsheet partially based on JVN's calculator with some added features specifically for this purpose. Use the Mechanisms tab to help you choose the proper motors and gear ratios for you...
(210 views, 4 replies)
Today 01:18 PM
[FTC]: Do we need Android 6.0.1 on Moto G4
Thanks for pointing this out. I had assumed that we were using the G4 since that's what it seems most teams are using. It turns out we have a G2. Given that, I believe we are good to go. Thanks...
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Today 12:49 PM
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Today 12:29 PM
Profiling the roboRIO? Why not?
This guy profiles.
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Today 11:58 AM
I think you’re describing a cart similar to the one that 3256 was running at capital city classic. Maybe scour through their webpage or contact a member from their team.
(445 views, 3 replies)
Today 11:40 AM
Material to stock up on before build season?
Good call! We used a lot of the 15mm rev extrusion in our FTC days.
(245 views, 5 replies)
Today 10:00 AM
solidworks tutorials for nubes
Link seems to be broken?
(1,550 views, 8 replies)
Today 07:23 AM
4-cim vs. 6-mini-cim drivetrains
Thanks! I must have slipped a digit or something when I did the calculation a few years ago; I got something about a tenth of that. Yes, that's significant. It would be interesting to test the...
(3,508 views, 46 replies)
Today 03:19 AM
Final Countdown for Georgia Dome
After the walk from the pits to the field in Houston,1 I was relieved at the relative lack of elevation change in Atlanta. It was a pleasant venue. However, pleasant isn't how I would describe the...
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Today 03:09 AM
Markforged Onyx One 3D Printer
We have one also and very happy with it. Well worth the price/cost for FRC applications.
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Today 01:22 AM
pic: Flipped 3 Minicim Gearbox- Isometric View
Anand, I had no plans to test a 4 minicim configuration but if you or others want specific things tested I'm sure I can make some time for that (just unmount one of the motors i guess). I definitely...
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Yesterday 11:28 PM
[FRC Blog] PreKickoff Kit of Parts Information
You can get around it by creating another account if the student has another email address they are willing to use. Mine doesn't, and the team would prefer that the members use their school assigned...
(2,884 views, 30 replies)
Yesterday 11:00 PM
Computer Vision: Scratching the Surface
Hi all, Earlier today I did a talk for Team ARTEMIS through video on Computer Vision - Scratching the Surface. I recorded the session (although only my microphone), and also released the Slide Deck,...
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Yesterday 10:28 PM
JeVois Smart Machine Vision
Please, beat me to the punch. :P It doesn't seem like I'll be able to add RoborRIO integration for a while. I was planning on getting a start to everything tonight.
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Yesterday 08:30 PM
Power Up teaser / Boston Dynamics
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Yesterday 08:29 PM
How do teams pass knowledge down?
Re-quoted for truth. Literally, Seniors may not make anything on the robot: Underclassmen must do it all. Trust me, they'll learn enough for next year. Fair warning: It is darn hard to keep your...
(1,353 views, 12 replies)