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Today 06:17 PM
8gb ram is good enough but it'll complain less if you go to 16gb. The XPS 15 has been pretty sweet for CAD laptops.
(190 views, 5 replies)
Today 05:55 PM
No Robot, No Problem...Pirates - Arrrg!
Well, it seems like my last post generated some interest, so here is another... I have produced a series of videos which demonstrate the use of the "bus pirate" to integration test hardware without...
(105 views, 0 replies)
Today 05:43 PM
Need help with choosing Versa-planetary redaction stages
The most common stages we use are 3, 5 and 7. I would stay away from the 9 and 10 stages in high load applications as we have experienced the sun gears breaking because of their small size, But for...
(526 views, 8 replies)
Today 04:38 PM
Burlingame FTC Qualifier Rover Ruckus 2018
Stream of Burlingame Qualifying Tournament at Burlingame High School Hosted by FTC 7316 and FRC 5026 The Iron Panthers Come check out the...
(77 views, 0 replies)
Today 04:14 PM
Gradle- Building vision code on Pi 3
I have done a lot of this work for you and produced a series of videos you might find...
(727 views, 7 replies)
Today 03:51 PM
Here's a chart of the team distribution as Districts have seceded from the Regional system. Regional numbers have held relatively steady against the large withdrawals of district teams, so just...
(35,445 views, 211 replies)
Today 02:43 PM
Team 973 Signing Off
I wouldn’t have it any other way.
(14,771 views, 112 replies)
Today 01:14 PM
paper: Roboting: A Guide for Total Noobs
Thanks for the kind words! I am currently working on revisions and added content with a drop dead release date of Monday, December 10. The current version is essentially unfinished, not to mention...
(3,585 views, 40 replies)
Today 12:47 PM
New Hardware Support?
The Spark MAX will definitely be supported for PWM -- that's super simple. I haven't seen their API for anything advanced yet, but if it's not terrible and weird it will probably be supportable.
(361 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:24 PM
pic: Over-Tube-Gearbox (Yet Another Neo Transmission)
Would you use this with a 5mm or 3mm belt?
(394 views, 1 replies)
Today 11:09 AM
2018 Alliance Selection Results
1) won, 3) finalist
(62,508 views, 217 replies)
Today 10:26 AM
How many times did your team tip over?
0 tips on the field. Surprising because our intake/second stage assembly was 30 pounds, and we had a 6 pound steel bar at the top of our first stage.
(1,824 views, 30 replies)
Today 10:09 AM
33 The Killer Bees - 2018 Swerve Module
The driving gear was a 44T VEX aluminum gear. No lubricant of any kind between the 44T aluminum gear and the 64T printed gear. We had no issues; there was even plenty of carpet gunk that got in the...
(4,614 views, 23 replies)
Today 03:54 AM
Powering a "Test Bench" bot with a plug.
As I always say, "if you can't be a good example, be a powerful warning."
(1,496 views, 19 replies)
Today 12:20 AM
pic: NEO Gearbox Concept
How well did it perform?
(870 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:06 AM
how to drive 1/2" hex shafts with a drill?
All of these will work, but my #1 goto is a 1/2" socket and a converter from the socket square to hex is what I use consistently
(1,392 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 07:45 PM
3 Scale Cube Auto Club #3SCAC
We tipped a couple of times at an offseason but never in season. We added a kickstand following that offseason.
(17,455 views, 87 replies)