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Today 12:15 AM
New key volunteer position for 2019!
Also keep in mind that it could also be many game pieces with an insufficient or unsafe way to count them. Consider the Boiler in 2017. That thing was literally a deathtrap inside while it was...
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Yesterday 11:49 PM
How to go from CAD to ordering parts
After finishing a CAD, how do you figure out what parts to order. In the past, the person doing the CAD just ordered the parts as soon as he was done but that was time consuming. I am using...
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Yesterday 11:44 PM
Best wheel options?
As mentioned before, pneumatic wheels arenít terribly common due to their inconsistency, size, and difficulty to control. When considering what wheels to use, it pays to mess around/ test different...
(110 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 11:26 PM
pic: 1918 Swerve module concept using Rev NEO
We have been working on a swerve chassis during the off season. One of the challenges is to find the simplest, lightest, most manufacturable, and most serviceable approach. Another challenge is to...
(91 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 11:19 PM
Difficulty connecting to Limelight
My team is planning on using Limelight next season, and I'm currently trying to do all the setup for it, following the documentations instructions. But I can't seem to connect to it from...
(18 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 11:08 PM
AndyMark Winter Product Launch - December 6th 2018
Matt only asked because he's building fidget spinners.
(710 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 11:07 PM
FIRST Choice and vKOP Webinar (11/15@7PM EST)
So I would not assume anything. Hopefully Tableau returns but there is no telling what FIRST HQ has planned.
(806 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 10:30 PM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
Just you. ;)
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Yesterday 09:14 PM
pic: 3 CIM minimum height 2 speed gearbox
This was considered, it was just figured that that would be too difficult manufacturing-wise. How would I get all three CIMs to drive the output shaft in that case (or would the CIM on one side...
(945 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 09:02 PM
How does your school categorized your FIRST team?
My team has been considered a club officially by our school for a long time now, however we are looking at either getting ourselves considered as a team or even being a separate non-profit. Being a...
(1,127 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 08:47 PM
Poll : The Bag and You
I would consider 3946's 2014 "Woody" robot a practice robot, though the only things we really iterated on it was driving and repairing. It was built as a prototype, and had almost entirely wooden...
(1,594 views, 19 replies)
Yesterday 08:22 PM
[FRC Blog] Virtual Kit, Kickoffs, Payments, and a Special Post-Kickoff Show
While it's not quite the same as a direct field interactions, I for one can't wait to see Twitch Plays Destination: Deep Space.
(229 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 08:13 PM
How to design efficiently
Our team usually splits into 4-5 groups (we have about 25 students on the team). There is usually a member of leadership in each group. The groups all fill out a QFD (Quality Functional Deployment),...
(727 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 07:37 PM
Orlando Regional Stellar Alumni Nominations
I am so glad the Orlando Regional is going to continue to recognize FIRST and Orlando Regional Alumni who are impacting their community and succeeding in their chosen career paths which are all so...
(223 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 06:35 PM
Greyt Universal Cascade Elevator and Powercube Claw
I'm curious about what will happen with GreyCOTS and the like in 2020? Given the extended build season, how many teams will wait for a solution to buy and integrate? Clearly, some teams benefited...
(62,307 views, 249 replies)
Yesterday 05:16 PM
Neo BLDC motor
Already an active discussion of the motor in this thread: https://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?threa did=181035
(384 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 04:40 PM
How do I get started with coding a robot?
The authority: screensteps live and the WPIlib javadocs. Lots of other useful stuff about the control system from team 358 that'll answer many of your questions.
(80 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 03:59 PM
Use of the 'FRC' Name
First "FRC" is no longer an official term. "First Robotics Competition" is the name for it. Your concerns may be addressed in a "Branding" document on the FIRST site. This will describe LOGO usage...
(395 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 02:24 PM
New AndyMark Website
Also! Tonight at 6pm ET you will have a chance to chat with Jerry and Bharat live while they go into some of the changes to the new website, along with the continuous improvement you'll see between...
(3,541 views, 44 replies)
Yesterday 02:05 PM
Blockading Rule Reform
Good that we can come to an agreement for the first part of the post I think. I think I finally understand your point, so that's good that we can get some clarification on that. Allow me to...
(5,201 views, 66 replies)