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Yesterday 10:06 PM
Real Time Point Plotting with X and Y Values
Hey everyone! So recently we were able to get robot pose estimation working. We wanted to see how accurate it was by visualizing the x and y coordinates that we are getting from our program by...
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Yesterday 09:28 PM
Turning Motor / Gear Ratio for swerve drive
I think this is what I was thinking - just reduce max voltage and go I have been a Bag - and 9015 advocate but recently getting convinced on 775pro at reduced voltage - but appreciate your team's...
(1,034 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 06:13 PM
2018 IRI Invite Prediction Contest
If I had a larger sample size to work with, I certainly would look more into it. It does seem (at least based on this year's invites) like this could be a useful feature to add. However, there isn't...
(18,503 views, 89 replies)
Yesterday 05:45 PM
SCRIW VIII (South Carolina Robotics Invitational & Workshops 2018)
We've added two more teams and four more robots--3489, Category 5, and SCRIW first-timers 4795, the EastBots! 342 Burning Magnetos 1102 M'Aiken Magic 2815 Blue Devil Mechanics 3489 Category...
(628 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 04:44 PM
Team 1678 2018 Code Release
Bazel is much, much faster (almost 20 times faster). Since our code is so large (nearly 6K lines of used SLOC) the difference is very noticeable. It’s integration with Google Test, easy to read BUILD...
(1,439 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 04:36 PM
I will agree there are certainly examples of printers poor implementations of multi-extruders, but I've personally found that the individual automatic calibration of each print head, like what the...
(5,358 views, 68 replies)
Yesterday 03:53 PM
Is Power Up Good at Ranking?
Winning though, is just another way to earn ranking points. Teams are ranked based on ranking points. Winning just happens to give you two instead of 1. The teams that played Power Up at the highest...
(2,978 views, 40 replies)
Yesterday 03:06 PM
pic: Quantum Drawing
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Yesterday 01:52 PM
WPILib maven repo offline
It's back online now. Sorry about that.
(161 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 01:19 PM
Summer Heat 2018 (Yikes! Sharks!)
Team 3236 is signed up!
(1,086 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 01:17 PM
pic: 3863 Swerve V2.1
Makes sense, it's easier to cut plastic than steel :P
(601 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 01:11 PM
2363 builds a drivetrain - an instructional video series
Guide to episodes posted so far: episode 1 - drive train design introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQ-pMDizdk0& episode 2 - measure twice, cut...
(1,374 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 01:11 PM
12 awg vs 10awg
Yeah, we made the mistake of ordering some "cheap" batteries from Amazon this year that all shipped with an internal resistance between 0.021 and 0.027. Needless to say we did not use them on our...
(1,685 views, 13 replies)
Chris is me
Yesterday 01:02 PM
Xbox Adaptive Controller –>$@#Easy Custom Controllers?
I thought the same thing when this came out - this makes custom OIs very, very easy to do, since it is presumably just read as an Xbox controller by the PC, and the 3.5mm inputs are an industry...
(739 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 12:41 PM
MN State Championship 2018
😂 we’ll join them! You guys can have a battle too see who shuts down our offense!
(9,601 views, 90 replies)
Yesterday 12:36 PM
Most Improved Team?
Sounds like we are heading to MRI and maybe the Northern off season event again! Haha yeah we get asked about the similar name a ton! And they’re even more shocked when they find out we live 8 miles...
(24,419 views, 81 replies)
Yesterday 10:31 AM
Rookie Mentor to a Rookie Team: Teaching Programming
From an industry professional (large computer manufacturer) point of view, we don't want any more Java programmers. We need more C/C++ and python programmers. Unfortunately Java is all the high...
(1,013 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 10:24 AM
FedEx Crate Shipment Mishaps
We finally have our crate back! Many thanks to 6390, as well as those who were involved in getting it through customs. Here's to hoping that we've all got the right crates and robots now.
(5,245 views, 29 replies)
Yesterday 10:05 AM
BIG BANG! 2018
Team 6914 Retro 5ive is excited to be joining in the competition!
(2,575 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 08:24 AM
2018 in 6 words
"Please put on your safety glasses!" - Our safety captain (He caught 282 people for not wearing safety glasses from district events to Detroit. He had a tally going in our pit.)
(24,521 views, 308 replies)