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Today 02:17 AM
pic: 3 CIM minimum height 2 speed gearbox
Now try this gearbox with the NEO motors!
(998 views, 12 replies)
Today 02:15 AM
pic: 2 speed NEO drivetrain gearbox.
Very swanky, but I think you should set everything to Gold and Hot Rod Red for that Iron Man look.
(241 views, 5 replies)
Today 02:08 AM
It's Official - No More Stop Build Day! (In 2020)
To be fair that is usually because I am making parts for 5458 during non-1678 time in the shop or making something at work that the team can't reasonably fabricate(anything made of metal with bends,...
(29,766 views, 268 replies)
Today 02:04 AM
[FRC Blog] Virtual Kit, Kickoffs, Payments, and a Special Post-Kickoff Show
That's a reasonable compromise, I think: Multiple sets of photos, and a webstream of "you tell us what you need to see". Not the same as in-person, but close enough for most I think.
(301 views, 2 replies)
Today 02:01 AM
Burnout and Preseason
Ditto. I'm a little closer than Akash (by about the width of the US)--some of you guys have probably talked to me in person at the LA Regional in the last two seasons.
(824 views, 10 replies)
Today 01:16 AM
How to go from CAD to ordering parts
What I've been doing on recent projects is sorting parts into folders and coloring them in the assembly based on whether they're custom machined parts, COTS parts that we have, or COTS parts that...
(164 views, 1 replies)
Today 12:47 AM
3 Scale Cube Auto Club #3SCAC
Hereís match video from Bot Bash of the 3 cube working. The match starts around 11:40. https://youtu.be/RLk4jXiRCEg
(16,639 views, 83 replies)
Today 12:29 AM
FRC Blog - 2019 Motor Controllers and MXP
I'd recommend avoiding the more KV = less torque thing in FRC. The reason people use it in skateboard and drone stuff is due to having limited or no options for gearing. They essentially use KV as a...
(14,211 views, 120 replies)
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...
(1,367 views, 17 replies)
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...
(207 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...
(179 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...
(70 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 11:08 PM
AndyMark Winter Product Launch - December 6th 2018
Matt only asked because he's building fidget spinners.
(783 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.
(839 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 10:30 PM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
Just you. ;)
(33,678 views, 229 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...
(1,145 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...
(1,654 views, 19 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...
(228 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...
(62,334 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
(416 views, 1 replies)