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Today 06:39 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4pgviiEwLg is a really good resource if you want to dig into the theory behind why certain motors are better than others in a particular application.
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Today 05:04 AM
I'm also going to shamelessly plug my design spreadsheet, which features a calculator that takes the system's inputs (type/# motors, applied load) and outputs (desired linear speed/rotational...
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Today 04:57 AM
Summer Heat 2018 (Yikes! Sharks!)
Getting close to last call for sign up.
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Today 02:40 AM
pic: 4 775pro compact gearbox
no point in 40 amps each when 30x4=120 just as 40x3=120
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Today 12:48 AM
2018 IRI Invite Prediction Contest
Expect rankings tomorrow morning/early afternoon.
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Yesterday 11:34 PM
What do you want to see in Pathfinder?
The new version of pathfinder addresses the second issue, but I'm not sure about the first. If it isn't implemented yet, it's on the todo list. Things are a lot more mathematically rigorous this time...
(9,068 views, 82 replies)
Yesterday 10:45 PM
RoboRIO dpkg or apt
Sounds like someone noticed the USB wireless adapter support.
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Yesterday 10:25 PM
BIG BANG! 2018
The Goon Squad - Team 3604 - will be attending Big Bang for the 3rd in a row. TnT are awesome hosts and it is a great facility for a summer event (lots of room and air conditioned). If your team...
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Yesterday 10:11 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #723
Now that I've given people heartburn, let's get to it! First place goes to: Second place goes to:
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Yesterday 10:06 PM
FRC Live Trivia Tonight! Win Prizes, best your friends!
This. 9:00 Eastern is 6:00 Pacific, and the West Coast folks are stuck in traffic any time between 4 and 7. ;):p (At least the ones in places with a rush hour, like SoCal.) And also... a little...
(230 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 09:44 PM
Invitation to Stryke Force Open Houses
Echoing all the kudos from the WiredCats! The Stryke Force open house was a hit and a great GP gesture to discuss and learn in a relaxed setting. Team Lance-A-Bot divided our visitors between 2...
(3,390 views, 16 replies)
Yesterday 09:34 PM
RGB Light PLC project Help
Project update: So far I have have acquired the bulbs (FUTD04) and a transmitter(FUTD01). using open lighting architecture software on the rpi I can control the lights. I'm still working on getting...
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Yesterday 09:10 PM
Getting into College and FRC
Personally being a Math and Computer Science and Ambassador for the College of Science at Purdue, I can give you a run down of what they value a lot. My Tips: 1. Show dedication and passion in...
(2,735 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 08:24 PM
Team 498's Newest T Shirt Shooter Robot - Decimiator
Looks great! But if it isn't powered solely by deCIMate gearboxes, I'd be sorely disappointed. :p
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Yesterday 08:15 PM
There will again be 3 scholarships to WVU given out (these are significant $4000/yr scholarships), a mentor award, a Gracious Professionalism Award, and we are devising 3-4 fun team awards. The...
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Yesterday 08:10 PM
We have a number of Anycubic I3 megas - they print PLA perfectly, but the beds are not perfectly level across the bed, which makes larger prints challenging. But for 'most' prints, these work really...
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Yesterday 08:08 PM
My First Swerve (Feedback Wanted)
I have split the rotation hub into two parts and have them bolted together in cad for easier manufacturing. I have changed around gearing so now you get at 6:1 one from cim to wheel with an adjusted...
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Yesterday 06:30 PM
2018 Shirt Trading Thread
It turns out I will be attending IRI as a spectator! I will bring 2491 shirts, the purple tie-dye with the unicorn on front. I’d love shirts from 16, 33, 118, 125, 195, 234, 330, 359, 1024, 1533,...
(54,567 views, 314 replies)
Yesterday 06:24 PM
Looking for Fuel Cell CAD 2009
Doing a Google search, it appears that Team 67 (HOT) archived CAD files of the game pieces, including the ball and trailer, in a public Google Drive ZIP file here:...
(505 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 04:35 PM
T shirt Cannon barrel material and adaptor
Be careful with that. The problem with PVC is not that it's not rated for the pressure but because when it fails it fails in a spectacular fashion. Remember with water pressure there's no risk of...
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