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Today 01:00 PM
There will be no ill affects of hot swapping the batteries using a Y connector. As Al pointed out to get a battery to charge you need to provide it with more than resting voltage. So only a very...
(822 views, 14 replies)
Today 10:51 AM
REV MAX and NEO Stall Torque Testing
Thanks so much for the preliminary tests. This is really insightful and the motor looks really promising. Has anyone tried to break one of these motors yet by pushing it to its limits and browning...
(709 views, 5 replies)
Today 10:05 AM
[FRC Blog] Experiencing "Deep Space": a VR Project Update
It will be fun to watch all the videos after kick off of people walking around the field with their heads down looking at the field, bumping into walls, and falling over.
(712 views, 2 replies)
Today 08:30 AM
paper: Preliminary REV MAX and NEO Stall Torque Testing
That's 2:34am where Juan lives!
(465 views, 6 replies)
Today 07:44 AM
LabVIEW in FRC
From our area: 1756 Argos has put up some pretty slick robots with good auto over the past few years, and does it with labview!
(4,737 views, 79 replies)
Today 03:26 AM
Powering a "Test Bench" bot with a plug.
If you've got a disposable power supply kicking around, why not hook it up to a CIM and see what happens? If it runs, then try two CIMS... then three. Don't bother with a speed controller... just...
(1,177 views, 15 replies)
Today 12:15 AM
paper: Roboting: A Guide for Total Noobs
Just wanted to thank you for sharing your work here. Definitely an incredible starting point for not only new students but also refreshers for returning ones. (and for adults as well). Thanks!
(3,258 views, 37 replies)
Today 12:10 AM
Ways to organize a new community team?
Hi all, I wanted to get the perspective of how community-based (not school affiliated) are typically run. Besides having a build space, students, mentors, and funding, I know that things like...
(128 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 11:21 PM
New Hardware Support?
For CTRE Phoenix, RobotPy just used thin wrappers around the C/++ API. My guess is that this will happen for the Spark Max.
(255 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 09:13 PM
Something often overlooked is if your using a absolute encoder or a incremental encoder with a index you don't have to gear it 1:1. As long as you start your wheels within the same one rotation of...
(545 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 07:23 PM
No, You Don't Need A Robot To Test Your Code
If you don't have a desktop toolchain installed (Visual Studio 2017 for Windows, GCC or Clang for other platforms), the builds are skipped.
(2,664 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 07:06 PM
Team 973 Signing Off
Yeah I have a bunch unpublished now need to get back to....
(14,053 views, 108 replies)
Yesterday 06:25 PM
Configuring OM5P-AC radio
The Ethernet light should blink as communication packets go back and forth. That's normal.
(309 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 05:42 PM
[TBA] The Blue Alliance User Survey
IMO you guys should add an n/a field to the questions that ask - Not useful - useful, very useful, (there were some other of those like select on a scale questions, N/a would be good, because not...
(516 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 05:41 PM
How to Paint Aluminum
TSP works quite well and is fairly safe (food additive) besides it's ecological concerns. I like simple green as well. Just try not to leave it in cleaner for too long as sometimes they can start to...
(1,746 views, 20 replies)
Yesterday 05:33 PM
STEP File Pre-viewer
If your using Fusion 360 you can upload them all to a project in a batch with the upload button in the data panel on the left. That'll give you a preview at least (sometimes you have to open it once...
(210 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 05:16 PM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
The issue with getting rid of the allowance was the too frequent snowstorms in the heart of FRC's prime target community. You're right that became too big of a leak around Bag Day to be sustainable....
(34,308 views, 230 replies)
Yesterday 05:16 PM
Howdy Bots (6377) Telethon on FUN
Thanks guys, can't thank you enough for all of your help and all the help you guys give to everyone in the area!
(277 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 05:09 PM
It's Official - No More Stop Build Day! (In 2020)
Oh yes, you're our shining example that our mentors have enough time to mentor TWO teams! :)
(31,261 views, 272 replies)
Yesterday 05:08 PM
3 Scale Cube Auto Club #3SCAC
Don't think they're listed but here is 3130: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w0-UFSfmAg
(17,046 views, 84 replies)