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Today 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...
(693 views, 11 replies)
Today 04:24 PM
Chezy Champs Ranking Projection Contest
I've updated my predictions to use the most recent team list. I'd be fine taking an easy victory, but I hope others submit since that'll be more fun. ;)
(792 views, 1 replies)
Today 04:12 PM
Rule changes for next season
Yeah. Have tried T nuts. They are a royal pain in the butt. You push your screw into the other side and, instead of fitting nicely into the hole in the middle of the T nut, it actually pushes against...
(471 views, 11 replies)
Today 04:06 PM
bus error opencv on jetson tk1
I'm getting a bus error when cvtColor runs, it appears to be cv::Mat &out that is causing it void VisionPipeline::hslT hreshold(cv::Mat &input, double hue, double sat, double lum, cv::Mat &out)...
(11 views, 0 replies)
Today 04:02 PM
Waterjet cutters for small FRC team.
Our Flow cutter was $160k before shipping, the intensifier option, and power/water pressure facility upgrades to get it running. Despite the cost, we have absolutely no regrets and would do this...
(1,967 views, 41 replies)
Today 03:40 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #741
Why waste all that candy when it could be part of their attire?
(186 views, 15 replies)
Today 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...
(195 views, 2 replies)
Today 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...
(2,223 views, 25 replies)
Today 02:53 PM
Destination: Deep Space Teaser
Has anyone analyzed all the "timestamp" numbers scrolling in the upper left corner? They appear to be random numbers, but they may mean something ("Be Sure To Drink Your...
(7,763 views, 79 replies)
Today 02:45 PM
Driver Control Options for Swerve
Last year, we ran both field-centric translation and field-centric steering. This means that on our Logitech/XBOX controller, the left joystick controlled the translation, and if the driver pointed...
(163 views, 2 replies)
Today 02:23 PM
[FF]: [FF]: [OFF] BOB 2018 Tier 2
pchild 225 9:37 9:39 AceOfSpades0 1629 9:35 9:41 SPang 384 9:33 9:43 Electronica1 9:09 9:31 9:45 tmpoles 9:12 9:29 9:47 MetroMan19 ...
(143 views, 3 replies)
Today 02:20 PM
[FF]: [OFF] BOB 2018 Tier 1
Hailey.faiella 1629 9:37 9:39 rkap51 225 9:35 9:41 nomythicalbeast 384 9:33 9:43 Golfer4646 9:09 9:31 9:45 Attention 9:12 9:29 9:47 Caleb Sykes ...
(172 views, 4 replies)
Today 02:15 PM
[OCCRA]: Starting position - Choice of the Over or the Out Area
The members of each alliance get to choose for themselves where each team will start. They must negotiate this between themselves before the match. Rule defined the rules for placement order...
(119 views, 1 replies)
Today 02:08 PM
Best bandsaw for aluminum sheet?
The best way to cut something long to length is with a horizontal format saw. These have a pair of vise plates; usually one is to set the miter and the other to do the clamping. If the piece is...
(334 views, 9 replies)
Today 01:17 PM
Last year, teams found out what their first round event was ~ 1 day after the preference system closed. I don't remember when that was reflected in online event lists. -Mike
(908 views, 9 replies)
Today 12:58 PM
Religious affiliated teams and outside mentors
Perhaps the school would consider the financial aspects of this policy. FRC is expensive . To operate sustainably, teams often must solicit large donations from corporations, nonprofit foundations,...
(1,448 views, 21 replies)
Today 12:48 PM
In general, wheeled shooters can run at higher RPMs than Belt shooters, so depending on the game, it might be necessary to use wheels. That said, for games that you don't have to shoot something very...
(684 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:11 PM
[FF]: 2019 Season Long Fantasy FIRST
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, nobody wants to forget Lunch but I sure do love me a good Dinner. 1. Falcon (EricH) 2. 1.21 GW (Hailey.faiella, SnapDragon, thefoxisloose,...
(2,132 views, 34 replies)
Today 12:07 PM
RoboZone Podcast Episode #074- Rover Ruckus Part Deux
Episode Description - In this episode, we speak with FTC Students Peter and Nathan who are working diligently to plan their teams approach to meet the requirements of the FTC Rover Ruckus game. They...
(74 views, 0 replies)
Today 11:38 AM
chain in tube experiences
Third-ed? We used 221 Systems 17 tooth double sprockets on both of the teams I worked with that did CIT.
(1,067 views, 15 replies)