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Today 12:51 AM
Rule changes for next season
FTFY. It's not that they DON'T see it, though that certainly could be the case. It's that they don't WANT to see it, or ignore it. I had a team to inspect that couldn't bring their claw inside...
(731 views, 14 replies)
Today 12:26 AM
Religious affiliated teams and outside mentors
As a FIRST high school student, mentor, and now in industry who works with a religious affiliated high school, there was never a problem with me or other mentors joining. To the schools benefit, they...
(1,706 views, 24 replies)
Yesterday 11:09 PM
Hi Aaron, I'm from the Albany area, and I'm not quite sure what teams are using C++ or Python from that area. Most teams I know use Java (like 2791 or 20 or 3044 or 5881). I highly recommend you...
(213 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 11:08 PM
Also if you keep an eye on an FRC event page on the main FIRST website, once the 1st event preference window closes and FIRST accepts the teams to those events, the list of competing teams for each...
(1,105 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 10:30 PM
Destination: Deep Space Teaser
If we get to have robots at a space station, I hope that we at least employ text to speech technology.
(8,160 views, 80 replies)
Yesterday 10:25 PM
pic: Average Travel Distance for FRC Teams to US
I wonder how deep you would have to put south champs to minimize the straight-line distances.:]
(615 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 10:14 PM
Sign of Encoder Value Randomly Flips?
Hello everyone, My name is Ankith Udupa, a programmer from Frog Force 503, and we are using a versaplanetary integrated encoder in our gearbox for our elevator. We haven't had a problem with it all...
(82 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 10:08 PM
Bumper Frames - Are They Legal?
If that 1/4" protrusion is between the frame perimeter and the inner face of the 3/4" wood, then yes, that makes perfect sense. Otherwise, it is not supported by any reasonable reading of 2018's...
(1,997 views, 50 replies)
Yesterday 10:05 PM
Newegg.com has been hacked
This is getting scary, no matter how much security stuff you add on the website it seems like the hackers get to bypass it easily.
(339 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:05 PM
bus error opencv on jetson tk1
A bus error would typically occur if the buffer being written to is not correctly byte aligned. The arm processor like intel doesn't like it when a 2 or 4 byte entity is written to at an odd byte...
(78 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 09:42 PM
pic: Captain USA Update
Your spinner bar does kinda look a little strange. I'd recommend rather than having the impack face be flat liek you do now with a large lightening hole in it What I would do is get rid of lightening...
(214 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 08:48 PM
Best bandsaw for aluminum sheet?
Bandsaws work great on any aluminum that's 1/16" or thicker. Great for FRC, and a must-have IMO. I'm sure you can cut thinner, but you need to swap the blade out for one with fine teeth. My...
(462 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 08:44 PM
[FF]: [OFF] BOB 2018 Tier 1
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(538 views, 30 replies)
Yesterday 08:43 PM
[FF]: [FF]: [OFF] BOB 2018 Tier 2
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(660 views, 37 replies)
Yesterday 05:48 PM
If You Could Choose Where the FIRST Championship Goes Next Where Would it Be?
Considering that they struggled to find a suitable venue for DCMP on the west side, I wouldnt keep your hopes up. Apparently CO would be geographically the best spot for Southchamp teams, so there...
(15,628 views, 143 replies)
Yesterday 05:35 PM
Status of NEMO
While nemo is now inactive, please let us know what kind of help you are looking for. Also check out The Compass Alliance as they might have info to help fill the gaps.
(350 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 05:05 PM
Robot Randomly Disconnects
This can be as simple as a 3rd party background task running on the PC that takes the network connection briefly. It's actually pretty common if you have 3rd party software installed that...
(728 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 03:40 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #741
Why waste all that candy when it could be part of their attire?
(197 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 03:32 PM
Use the I2C protocol on LabView
Check out the above links and see if they help - they should have a decent amount of info on "How to get started". If you're still stuck, it would be best if you could post code and/or the symptoms...
(222 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 03:24 PM
Design and Communication
I already shared it privately with Andrew, but I figure I'll share it here publicly too. I was inspired by 299's Part Indexing Sheet to create my own version, better suited to the way my team...
(2,301 views, 25 replies)