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Today 01:47 PM
FRCTop25 Popularity Poll Results!
/thread :p Edit: Forgot to post the YouTube video on here: https://youtu.be/qqCgYGx3xfs
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Today 01:35 PM
Pixy LabVIEW doesn't identify all signatures
We cancelled the auto exposure & brightness, and also cancelled the overwrite that LabVIEW does to the pixy's settings. Still looking for a possible reason and a solution.. /:
(111 views, 2 replies)
Today 01:26 PM
Surgical Tubing Rollers
Hair spray works as a good lubricant while wet and an adhesive as it dries. Move fast though!
(883 views, 8 replies)
Today 12:07 PM
VersaChassis rivets vs bolts
My team uses thr .1880-.25 grip range fine. Both shpuld work. That said .125 is really thick for most gussets. Consider using .09" material if you are making them yourselves.
(1,290 views, 17 replies)
Today 12:00 PM
[FF]: 2018 Oklahoma
TSIMFD 3478 8:02 8:04 Blucifer 6026 8:00 8:06 The Breakfast Company 1806 7:58 8:08 Falcon 1296 7:56 8:10 Cup of Joe ...
(94 views, 2 replies)
Today 11:42 AM
Problem With Talon SRX PID Control
Make sure the talons have the latest firmware installed. That often fixes problems where code works on one talon but not an another.
(316 views, 5 replies)
Today 11:24 AM
Robowrangler 2017 Off-Season Robot
Woah! I love it, we used a similar bot this year and it worked wonders.
(12,837 views, 31 replies)
Today 11:16 AM
paper: Using JeVois camera in FRC
You can avoid much of the RIO's CPU loading by having JeVois do the YUV to MJPG conversion. The command to launch a Script, or as you suggested to switch modes, contains all you need to acquire...
(2,695 views, 39 replies)
Today 10:11 AM
pic: VP ratchet actuated
Also true. I need to dig into the CAD and check it out. Such a cool product!
(437 views, 4 replies)
Today 09:53 AM
The teacher in charge of the program left and started a personal business promoting F1 in Schools.
(61,356 views, 409 replies)
Today 09:49 AM
My order status was changed to "Shipped" on Dec 11 but I haven't received my boards just yet. Will try to post an update as soon as I get them.
(2,813 views, 16 replies)
Today 09:26 AM
pic: DataZ for FRC: Full Field View? Why not DataZ?
I totally understand current implementations are limited, hence why I said... In terms of navigation, it might not be precise enough for autonomous control, but drivers navigating through a large...
(1,068 views, 21 replies)
Today 09:12 AM
NASA and possibly FIRST budget cuts
I read somewhere that the "cuts" were line-item cuts to specific programs and that the overall NASA budget actually increased slightly. A lot of it probably depends on what you consider a "cut",...
(920 views, 5 replies)
Today 08:45 AM
Bread Board Communication Hardships
From the photo it looks like the roboRIO has an operating system running and is communicating with the Driver Station app., but there isn't any user code running on the roboRIO. I'd suggest...
(281 views, 5 replies)
Today 08:28 AM
FRC Apple Grant?
I was told that Christina no longer works at FIRST after emailing her regarding the grant. The email told me that it was forwarded to someone else at FIRST but I have not had a reply since. Has...
(851 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:05 AM
RPI won't load shared libraries
It looks like neither of the two ntcores on your RPi are for the right architecture. all of the other shared objects say "hard-float" while neither of yours do. Where are they coming from? Are you...
(341 views, 11 replies)
Today 01:43 AM
Homemade CAD system?
I'm going to derail a little bit, and try to think like an engineer to solve the problem. Problem: ijensen wants to hone his coding skills. Solution: Code more, code tougher, code a stretch...
(475 views, 11 replies)
Today 12:58 AM
Autodesk and FIRST 2017
I use Fusion 360 and HSM Works all the time. I'd just like to try out as many Autodesk product offerings as I can. Trunest has some advanced functionality that could be really useful. I'm trying some...
(3,310 views, 17 replies)
Today 12:27 AM
[Behind The Lines] Leveraging COTS with Justin Foss! 8pm ET Wed
Good broadcast, really enjoyed re-watching the recording of this. I am a big proponent of COTS items, especially for lower resource teams that don't have the skill set or tools to do tight design and...
(1,294 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 10:23 PM
"Quotes" that were said during build season
Student (definitely not me:p ): "You can never have too much lube" *while spraying robot slides with white lithium grease Mentor "You can MOST DEFINITELY have too much lube" (Can attest, you can...
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