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Today 09:15 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Fall Fiesta 2018 Varsity (tier 2 electric boogaloo)
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Today 08:59 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Fall Fiesta JV (tier 1)
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Today 08:44 PM
how just how
My favorite was from 2013, when we found that our climbing sequence could hit the main breaker button on the pyramid crossbar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbFL9FL4BKU We relocated the breaker...
(281 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:44 PM
FIRST Team 1296 Annual Car Raffle
I never miss this raffle. I have my tickets in hand already :-)
(704 views, 3 replies)
Today 08:28 PM
pic: Bash @ the beach quarterfinals match two
More fun still : next QF match 2168 tips over again in auto (they were trying some new unproven auto codes). - we (2067) were trying some unproven 775 drives and burning up motors all day - we...
(259 views, 4 replies)
Today 08:01 PM
Motion Profiling & CSV Files Help
Don't worry too much about jerk. Read the drivetrain characterization whitepaper in my sig for information that will help with velocity and acceleration.
(204 views, 8 replies)
Today 07:56 PM
RoboRIO DNS issues
Install this and see if you can use the mDNS addresses: https://support.apple.com/kb/dl999?locale=en_US
(73 views, 3 replies)
Today 07:43 PM
pic: 2910 CAD Release 2018
Something that's immediately catching my eye is how you ran your belt for your elevator. Why did you choose to use this belt-in-tube approach over something more traditional, like a spool and winch?...
(958 views, 10 replies)
Today 06:58 PM
Alpha release of Visual Studio Code for FRC C++ and Java
The historical problem has been that the Oracle ARMv7 JIT JRE has been closed source with restrictive licensing terms (what you are mentioning). For the 2015-2017 seasons we provided a "Java...
(15,829 views, 133 replies)
Today 06:52 PM
Beach Blitz 2018
This year, I had the misfortune of having to miss my first Beach Blitz event, but I've gotta say that this event has grown and matured ever since we all started back in 2016. Not only has the event...
(9,562 views, 63 replies)
Today 06:38 PM
[FF]: [FF]: [FF]: [OFF] Fall Fiesta JV (tier 2)
(240 views, 15 replies)
Today 06:31 PM
Why I love OCCRA
There are very few organizations/programs/companies/products within the robotics community that I've heard universally positive feedback about. OCCRA is one of them. I love their game design...
(781 views, 4 replies)
Today 05:29 PM
FRC at ROSCon 2018
if you look at my profile picture a little closer you'll see that ROS coming to Windows doesn't help :P https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/972/40952539305_291f9488 47_k.jpg
(1,124 views, 14 replies)
Today 04:21 PM
Robot Signal Light
I think they got off track from the thread conversation about the RSL connector. Since that's just the connector for the roboRIO power.
(2,081 views, 16 replies)
Today 03:38 PM
Team 418 in Austin, TX did BEST Robotics and FRC for almost 13 years before deciding to ultimately drop BEST. We had a lot of mentor burnout over the fact that we were doing robotics non-stop from...
(551 views, 2 replies)
Today 02:44 PM
Tinder as a platform for alliance selection?
In the worst case, you really don't even need the paper and pen - they put the available teams up on the screen for you, you just have to pick one of the numbers. The problem is more basic than...
(1,490 views, 13 replies)
Today 02:35 PM
pic: Det vs Hou: Travel Time- Sincerely, A Geographer
Ok, there is a limited number of cities on the "east side" that have a convention center and a stadium within walking distance, so keep that in mind. But I'm down to give this combo a shot.
(965 views, 13 replies)
Today 02:30 PM
am i going to go kaput
Colin Furze on Youtube has some great advise on this.
(214 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:44 PM
Is a battery screw terminal legal?
I've found them on the shelf at my local Batteries+, they're relatively common.
(748 views, 9 replies)
Today 12:47 PM
New items for 2019 season
It sure can be, but not at maximum resolution as others in the thread have mentioned. What I haven't seen mentioned is the resolution you're actually using; sharing that may help people determine...
(1,675 views, 16 replies)