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Today 04:34 PM
[FRC Blog] Experiencing "Deep Space": a VR Project Update
Good to know about the Cardboards! Also, cool to see that they do appear to have some AR options.
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Today 04:20 PM
How best to determine location on field?
When we were working on our scale-scoring autonomous modes where we wanted to also be able to pick up a second cube, I had been working on using ultra-sonic ranging for positioning by first driving...
(414 views, 9 replies)
Today 04:18 PM
These currents can end up being very high since the only thing limiting the current is the internal resistance of the two batteries and the resistance of the wire between them. This can easily be...
(252 views, 5 replies)
Today 04:13 PM
Configuring OM5P-AC radio
My team has been having the same issues that you are having for a radio as well. Here are a few checks: -Make sure you are using the newest version of the FRC Radio Configuration Utility. -Enable...
(63 views, 2 replies)
Today 04:08 PM
Best wheel options?
71 sorta had feet in 2002 and they did dominate. Unfortunately that same kind of foot is no longer legal. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
(518 views, 5 replies)
Today 03:46 PM
Team 973 Signing Off
Adam, Will you be doing any RAMP training videos for this CAD software? Roy
(13,510 views, 106 replies)
Today 03:19 PM
[OCCRA]: Oxford and Current County Ranking
Here is what we have so far!!! See you all tomorrow.
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Today 03:18 PM
STEP File Pre-viewer
Folks, I am in the process of teaching CAD to several area FRC teams. I decided to update all my CAD parts libraries and found them on the web. I downloaded the Inventor files and the STEP files...
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Today 02:57 PM
Orlando Regional Stellar Alumni Nominations
This is a very cool concept, and awesome way to recognize local alumni that are doing big things! I definitely think it's a model for other regions to emulate!
(305 views, 4 replies)
Today 02:56 PM
New AndyMark Website
Done. I had to mosaic several screenshots together, but I think you'll see what's up.
(4,012 views, 51 replies)
Today 02:38 PM
pic: Flipped NEO Gearbox in Tube WCD Chassis
This is some really cool stuff! Nice! I know this was a rough pass but don't forget about supports every 8 inches! We *may* have forgot about this until our very first inspection last year... ::rtm::
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Today 02:37 PM
Powering a "Test Bench" bot with a plug.
There shouldn't be much noise to go back into the mains. If there is, it would already interfere with the radio and RoboRio. You are correct that it would not be a good idea for high school...
(971 views, 12 replies)
Today 02:23 PM
I've read of three basic ways (includes those listed above), ranked from best to not so much: Absolute encoder, almost always directly on the module or geared 1:1 with it. Unless disassembled or...
(276 views, 5 replies)
Today 02:23 PM
New Hardware Support?
According to the folks in the announcement thread, REV will release the specs/programming specifics in the coming weeks along with more hardware.
(131 views, 4 replies)
Today 02:20 PM
pic: 2 speed NEO drivetrain gearbox.
We have no data on the motor performance when things get warm (yet), but it seems obvious to me that given the tradeoff of cool running motors vs a couple of ounces in the transmission, I'd opt for...
(518 views, 7 replies)
Today 02:07 PM
How to go from CAD to ordering parts
We also keep track of ordering on a spreadsheet but we add a couple columns that make it easier to keep track of. Qty per Robot Qty ordered (should be 2x robot qty plus spares) Order Date Expected...
(487 views, 6 replies)
Today 01:53 PM
[OCCRA]: Current County Ranking
Are we going to get updated standings? The last event was over a week ago and the County Championship is less than 24 hours away. It would be helpful to know where teams stand heading into the final...
(727 views, 4 replies)
Today 01:36 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
Seconded. Even if the KOP for a rookie team was $1000 more, this is a good tradeoff in ensuring a good start for a new team in FRC. In VEX, we do exactly the same with our new students and teams...
(8,399 views, 112 replies)
Today 01:12 PM
pic: NEO Gearbox Concept
https://media.giphy.com/media/mJ3LnFR2zXVCg/giphy.gif I was thinking of a TB-micro housing, with the shaft flipped and an external bearing at the other end of the shaft. Only gives about 3.75" for...
(342 views, 3 replies)
Today 11:54 AM
SWATposium Livestream on FUN! - Nov 17th @ 9am-2pm
Hi FIRST Community, SWATposium will be streaming tomorrow on First Updates Now's Twitch channel. The schedule will be... 9:15 - 10:00 - Opening Speaker (Karthik Kanagasabapathy) 10:10 - 10:50 -...
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