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Today 05:18 PM
FRC Blog - 2019 Motor Controllers and MXP
Ask and you shall receive. I only went as far as the outer shell. I'll let Greg/Rev show the insides. I only went as far as teams are likely to if they want to keep using the motor. You'd only need...
(19,373 views, 159 replies)
Today 04:52 PM
Need help with choosing Versa-planetary redaction stages
Call me tomorrow(I am from Israel), I will help you. (I sent my number in PM)
(124 views, 2 replies)
Today 04:39 PM
Howdy Bots (6377) Telethon on FUN
FUN will donate $1 up to $100 to everyone who comments Howdy on our Twitch page to the Howdy Bots FRC #6377 Telethon going on RIGHT NOW until 5:30pm eastern. Go to...
(323 views, 5 replies)
Today 04:37 PM
REV MAX and NEO Stall Torque Testing
You’re welcome! I don’t think browning out the motor is really where the limitation of the motor resides. I’m more worried about full stall for long periods of time (multiple...
(937 views, 6 replies)
Today 04:08 PM
How many times did your team tip over?
Would you mind detailing what this entailed? Was it just a "rapidly lower elevator" button?
(1,308 views, 25 replies)
Today 03:22 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
Right now, there is an incentive to seed first. You get the best picks. As soon as you change that, in either method proposed (captains can't be picked, OR 8 picks first), the games will begin....
(9,800 views, 132 replies)
Today 02:04 PM
paper: Preliminary REV MAX and NEO Stall Torque Testing
The motor controllers used are a Talon SR, Victor SP and Spark MAX, correct?
(605 views, 7 replies)
Today 01:56 PM
pic: NEO Gearbox Concept
They're so small! I can't want to take a deeper look at this and potentially start integrating them into my designs.
(596 views, 5 replies)
Today 01:00 PM
There will be no ill affects of hot swapping the batteries using a Y connector. As Al pointed out to get a battery to charge you need to provide it with more than resting voltage. So only a very...
(883 views, 14 replies)
Today 10:05 AM
[FRC Blog] Experiencing "Deep Space": a VR Project Update
It will be fun to watch all the videos after kick off of people walking around the field with their heads down looking at the field, bumping into walls, and falling over.
(809 views, 2 replies)
Today 07:44 AM
LabVIEW in FRC
From our area: 1756 Argos has put up some pretty slick robots with good auto over the past few years, and does it with labview!
(4,783 views, 79 replies)
Today 03:26 AM
Powering a "Test Bench" bot with a plug.
If you've got a disposable power supply kicking around, why not hook it up to a CIM and see what happens? If it runs, then try two CIMS... then three. Don't bother with a speed controller... just...
(1,188 views, 15 replies)
Today 12:15 AM
paper: Roboting: A Guide for Total Noobs
Just wanted to thank you for sharing your work here. Definitely an incredible starting point for not only new students but also refreshers for returning ones. (and for adults as well). Thanks!
(3,292 views, 37 replies)
Yesterday 11:21 PM
New Hardware Support?
For CTRE Phoenix, RobotPy just used thin wrappers around the C/++ API. My guess is that this will happen for the Spark Max.
(261 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 09:13 PM
Something often overlooked is if your using a absolute encoder or a incremental encoder with a index you don't have to gear it 1:1. As long as you start your wheels within the same one rotation of...
(566 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 07:23 PM
No, You Don't Need A Robot To Test Your Code
If you don't have a desktop toolchain installed (Visual Studio 2017 for Windows, GCC or Clang for other platforms), the builds are skipped.
(2,679 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 07:06 PM
Team 973 Signing Off
Yeah I have a bunch unpublished now need to get back to....
(14,138 views, 108 replies)
Yesterday 06:25 PM
Configuring OM5P-AC radio
The Ethernet light should blink as communication packets go back and forth. That's normal.
(343 views, 5 replies)