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Today 10:15 AM
pic: Quantum Drawing
3928’s tiny offseason robot from 2017
(391 views, 5 replies)
Today 10:14 AM
12 awg vs 10awg
I think the most telling thing about this simulation isn't the difference between 12awg and 10awg wire (which is relatively minor), but the difference between an internal battery resistance of 0.015...
(1,539 views, 11 replies)
Today 10:05 AM
BIG BANG! 2018
Team 6914 Retro 5ive is excited to be joining in the competition!
(2,470 views, 10 replies)
Today 09:43 AM
Summer Heat 2018 (Yikes! Sharks!)
Summer Heat... Always a great event! Riot Crew Rocks!
(895 views, 7 replies)
Today 09:03 AM
pic: 3863 Swerve V2.1
I'll be releasing the CAD files sometime this weekend.
(417 views, 5 replies)
Today 08:24 AM
2018 in 6 words
"Please put on your safety glasses!" - Our safety captain (He caught 282 people for not wearing safety glasses from district events to Detroit. He had a tally going in our pit.)
(24,343 views, 308 replies)
Today 08:22 AM
Robot Maintenance and Problem Prevention
Don't just do a pre-match check, do a post-match check as well. Make it someone's job (drive coach or someone in the stands) to remember where the robot took big hits during the match (especially if...
(2,672 views, 28 replies)
Today 07:36 AM
MN State Championship 2018
We’re not at the level we want to be at yet, but i think we’re climbing the ladder. There are a lot of things we can do better, and I think we’ve got it down for 2019!
(9,368 views, 89 replies)
Today 06:24 AM
Turning Motor / Gear Ratio for swerve drive
We used Banesbot RS550 at 132:1 one year and have used the AndyMark 9015 at this ratio in recent years. This year we used a 9015 at 100:1. I feel that the 9015 at 100:1 is the sweet spot for our...
(744 views, 11 replies)
Today 05:28 AM
Help Tassie Team 5593
G’Day FIRST Community, We need your help! Due to the recent floods down in Tasmania, the small island at the bottom of Australia, Team 5593 (UTAS Robotics) has lost nearly everything. Their lab...
(99 views, 0 replies)
Today 01:47 AM
FRC 2046 - Need Funds for New Mill
Our team, Bear Metal Robotics - FRC 2046, is looking to replace our IH CNC mill which has been with us since 2009. Overall the machine has served us well, but it has not held up to the heavy...
(1 views, 0 replies)
Today 12:45 AM
pic: i want my baby bot, baby bot, baby bot 179's off season project version 1
Cool robot. You may want to consider either having a camera or some sort of tall object on the robot so you can see where you are while there is no line of sight to the robot. I noticed a few teams...
(1,692 views, 13 replies)
Today 12:07 AM
2018 IRI Invite Prediction Contest
Now that I'm no longer expected to be the objective officiator of the contest... Have you thought about including a bias term for Indiana teams? Anecdotally, there appear to be more favorable odds...
(17,894 views, 88 replies)
Yesterday 11:25 PM
Most Improved Team?
I’m not looking forward to having more teammates be confused about the difference between the two Gators (3750 and 5172). Jk, love you both! Thanks for the compliments as well Kaeden - hope to see...
(23,801 views, 80 replies)
Yesterday 08:59 PM
OpenWRT on OM5P-AC
This will point you in the right direction: https://github.com/true-systems/om5p-ac-v2-unlocker/wiki/Lock-down-of-Open-Mesh-devices This is not a procedure for most people. This thread is hilarious.
(368 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 08:53 PM
What COTS parts would you like to see?
Then a vendor can capitalize on a COTS robot up-righter.
(19,999 views, 175 replies)
Yesterday 07:56 PM
2018 IRI Invitations
Looks like a great roster! Can't wait to see the action this summer :D
(19,589 views, 86 replies)
Yesterday 04:28 PM
775 Pro Drive
The only issue I could see with the heatsink is that it seems kind of awkward to be sticking off the motor. I wonder if its really the shaft that gets that warm, or are you suggesting on the back...
(2,984 views, 38 replies)
Yesterday 04:22 PM
FRC Blog - FIRST Core Values
Some of these values sound familiar :) https://youtu.be/b1JHME3BzuI?t=42s
(1,304 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 03:33 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #724
E02. All team members must wear safety glasses (only ANSI-approved, UL Listed, CE EN166 rated, AS/NZS certified, or CSA rated non-shaded) while in and around the playing field and in the pit area....
(176 views, 10 replies)