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Today 09:43 PM
Beach Blitz 2018
Thank you for the offer. We'll handle the pit assignments after we officially release team invitations.
(3,556 views, 30 replies)
Today 09:19 PM
[FF]: [OFF] China Robotics Challenge 2018
Swaps for free agent teams allowed until 3:00 AM Eastern, (Midnight Pacific), at which point lists will lock. Final Results: Tmpoles 1574 6393 6827 mman1506 ...
(1,205 views, 60 replies)
Today 09:04 PM
2019 FRC events
I'm gonna guess it'll be Pitt County. I think most people have enjoyed it the two years it has been around. Level of competition has always been high there for week one/two.
(1,766 views, 19 replies)
Today 08:57 PM
CRP Bracket Thickness
Currently Competition Robot Parts (CRP) sells structural brackets with a thickness of 0.080 inches and functional brackets (motor mounts, bearing plates etc.) with a thickness of 0.125 (1/8)...
(61 views, 0 replies)
Today 07:50 PM
Name the Planet Contest
Don't you mean Arrakis?
(2,210 views, 33 replies)
Today 07:39 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Gitchi Gummi Get Together Tier 2
And that’s a wrap! nomythicalbeast 3130 4009 3102 MikLast 2491 2512 7886 Thayer McCollum 2169 3244 2500 Jeremy Germita 4607 2846 3275 BrennanB 4230 1732 2177 tmpoles ...
(393 views, 25 replies)
Today 06:45 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Robo-Con 2018
1. BrennanB 2. Brian Maher 3. nomythicalbeast 4. mman1506 5. Niklas674 6. mikexcao 7. Golfer4646 8. pchild 9. Tmpoles 10. Thefoxisloose
(148 views, 11 replies)
Today 06:22 PM
Fan for 775pros
I believe I opened it up for viewing. Should be working now.
(2,101 views, 23 replies)
Today 05:54 PM
How hot do CIM motors get usually?
I'll definitely get some grease! I ran the motors on blocks today for 5 mins at max throttle and they barley got warm. So the electricals seem fine Thanks, I'll get a couple of stickers to be...
(710 views, 14 replies)
Today 05:33 PM
Future Game Pieces
I totally agree, if Deep Space has some sort of rocket, space station situation they could have you repair it by scoring multiple shapes in different places.
(1,779 views, 26 replies)
Today 04:27 PM
Being A Better Leader
We do smart goals at work. As annoying as it can be to write up reports on them every year (mostly becasue we delay doing it till the last minute), it's still the best framework I've seen for...
(837 views, 13 replies)
Today 03:26 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #732
You've heard of musical chairs? This is our musical robot! Just strum here and the sound comes out the pipes there... (lower right) We're gonna be famous!
(106 views, 6 replies)
Today 03:11 PM
Announcing CHS Bunnybots!
I want to add to Bryce's comments. Our team has competed in Bunnybot here in Oregon for a number of years. It has been very useful for training new members and testing new systems. This type of...
(486 views, 2 replies)
Today 01:40 PM
I dont know that we've ever gotten a robot to drive straight without looking at a gyro. Too many variables: backlash in gears/chain, wheels wearing down, etc. Here's code from our 2017 robot for...
(100 views, 1 replies)
Today 12:59 PM
Using an encoder and a gyro to find absolute displacement
This is a process that is used by many teams and is commonly referred to as "odometry" or "state estimation". You can basically calculate the distance traveled by the robot at a fixed interval by...
(97 views, 3 replies)
Today 12:12 PM
Need for two sets of PID gains for Elevator
When it comes to PID stuff, I believe the Talon has multiple PID slots. In your elevator example you can tune for up, put those values in #1 slot and tune for down and put them in #2 slot. Which...
(800 views, 13 replies)
Today 11:42 AM
Inaccurate Motion Profiling
TIL, thanks! This is the first I googled that set of terms, and boy is there a wealth of information out there. I've always found more-accurate models of this kind of thing super interesting. Just...
(509 views, 4 replies)
Today 11:38 AM
paper: Modeling Subsystem Reliability
How does the math change if your drivetrain requires time for debug, and failure analysis? Breaks and damage aren't always obvious.
(442 views, 5 replies)
Today 10:24 AM
6 wheel chain drive idlers and friction
I've worked with one drivetrain where we had a continuous chain, similar to what you are trying to do. Getting enough wrap of the chain around each sprocket is tricky. We had to use a bizarre chain...
(514 views, 3 replies)
Today 10:18 AM
Ramp Riot 2018: The Official Thread
Can't wait for another awesome Ramp Riot!
(310 views, 2 replies)