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Today 02:50 PM
pic: 3 CIM minimum height 2 speed gearbox
How much would a gearbox like this cost compared to a store bought gearbox such as an andy mark evo shifter.
(564 views, 5 replies)
Today 02:34 PM
Most Matches Played in Calendar Year
Robots@CNE was a big one too, 24 quals matches per team. Then add in the eliminations over the three days, and you get to about 32-35 per team. (And all that, from a $
(3,085 views, 23 replies)
Today 01:54 PM
Rookie Grant doubt
If I'm not mistaken, they announce the winners of the FIRST Rookie Grants after the NASA Rookie grants are announced, since teams can't receive both. The NASA Grant Awards are scheduled to be...
(275 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:46 PM
Moonwalk, U.S. Educational progress, Robots
Ed, What was the source for 21st century workforce breakdown at time stamp 9:09? It showed 33% 4 year degree, 57% sub-4 year, and 10% unskilled. Was that all industries or STEM industries? David
(1,089 views, 13 replies)
Today 12:23 PM
2018 Alliance Selection Results
Battle of the Bay: 1. 319, 5813, 4925 SF 2. 172, 133, 7133 QF 3. 1519, 238, 4546 F 4. 4564, 131, 213 W 5. 58, 4909, 501 QF 6. 1831, 3323, 2370 QF 7. 4906, 9997, 1922 SF 8. 5687, 1729, 2648 QF
(61,887 views, 215 replies)
Today 11:54 AM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #748
Colorized History: Ken Patton staking an early claim to his prediction on the 2015 FRC game.
(289 views, 16 replies)
Today 11:52 AM
Buy limelight vs using Jetson tk1
Here's what we were able to do in the offseason with the limelight. We didn't try another vision system. https://youtu.be/hGS-ivDICbM I wanted the students to spend time developing PID control....
(633 views, 11 replies)
Today 10:43 AM
LabVIEW in FRC
I prefer to teach LabVIEW in FRC because I can more easily teach robot control concepts without heavy syntax. LabVIEW is also helpful in its debugging support, and host-side testing. I can start...
(4,313 views, 78 replies)
Today 10:07 AM
[OCCRA]: Unique Robots
Lately I have been looking at robots and I must say, this year there were a lot of interesting robot . I would like to know what are some interesting robots that you guys have seen this season.
(98 views, 0 replies)
Today 09:34 AM
Brunswick Eruption 17 - Nov. 10, 2018
I know I was somewhere in that mass of people and can, in hindsight, vouch for the profound effect this event and contest had on me as a pre-rookie. This was the second event I ever attended, and...
(1,061 views, 12 replies)
Today 02:50 AM
how to drive 1/2" hex shafts with a drill?
i normally just cut the shaft like 1 or 2 inches longer, and from those 1 or 2 inches lathe off 0.25in or more from the diameter of the stock so that you can stick it in the drill chuck. if you...
(743 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 11:00 PM
3D Printing Planetary Gearboxes?
A couple of things on printing (planetary) gearboxes. We are currently testing one that will most likely replace the tough box minis and I will probably post a video on it in the not to distant...
(5,046 views, 34 replies)
Yesterday 10:23 PM
Userbars - Team Roles
Not sure how much we should care about SEO and other benefits of secure sites, but these userbars cause most of the unsecure pages that I've noticed. It's best practice to see if an image as a...
(5,917 views, 41 replies)
Yesterday 09:34 PM
2018 Shirt Trading Thread
Will be at Tech Valley- RPI and Central New York- SUNY Poly. Would like to have shirts from 148, 254, 195, 20, 118, 2056. PM?
(69,701 views, 334 replies)
Yesterday 09:23 PM
[FF]: 2019 Season Long Fantasy FIRST
1. Falcon (EricH) 2. 1.21 GW (Hailey.faiella, SnapDragon, Attention, Cobbie) 3. Questionable Decisionmakers (Brian Maher, TDav540, saikiranra, Kellen Hill) 4. The Breakfast Company (BrennanB,...
(3,808 views, 63 replies)
Yesterday 09:08 PM
[FTC]: Servocity structral elements verses pitsco.
I've bought plenty of servos and some accessories at ServoCity, but the prices of their structural elements have sent me elsewhere. I have also used actobotics for light duty FRC manipulators, such...
(129 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 06:40 PM
[FRC Blog] FIRST TV Episode and New DLC Pack
Decent idea but for the amount of $$ Regional teams drop for one event, I want and expect a full practice day for inspection and practice field time. Especially since regionals usually have more...
(1,020 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 06:08 PM
paper: Roboting: A Guide for Total Noobs
Fantastic is an understatement, IMO. The breakdown, page layout, colors, pictures & illustrations make it super easy to consume for a noob! It is the opposite of typical guides which are usually...
(2,623 views, 33 replies)
Yesterday 05:17 PM
We're at a nice even 6000 event slots assigned to teams. Just adding up the Registered column on this page: https://frc-events.firstinspires .org/2019/events
(34,355 views, 206 replies)