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Today 08:05 PM
RoboRio Successor Wishlist
Curious, did y'all decide the extra cost and space for talons was worth it pretty much solely based on reducing the 3 pin connectors? We only had one issue this year, but I'm planning on going with...
(528 views, 23 replies)
Today 07:48 PM
Team 900 Role Call
Fantastic new recruit you guys got there :D
(29,092 views, 203 replies)
Today 07:44 PM
FIRST Choice Info Compilation
Seems like a mistake. A ring light is worth more credits.
(439 views, 5 replies)
Today 07:42 PM
Notes when threads edited by mods
And when you remove a post, maybe don't editorialize the reason. Just have the balls to put "I didn't like it so I abused my power and am now going to make a mediocre joke look like something...
(235 views, 1 replies)
Today 07:25 PM
Final Countdown for Georgia Dome
Found this on YouTube because I got all nostalgic too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQar-XN-g-c "Goodbye Atlanta" @ 0:36
(2,510 views, 28 replies)
Today 05:48 PM
I think it's important to clarify that once each team gets one item*, it moves on to the next team. When they reach the bottom of the list, they start from the end and go through the list again...
(439 views, 4 replies)
Today 04:58 PM
How do teams pass knowledge down?
As a recent recruit, I agree with all of the methods previously stated. I also think that it is very important to establish a personal connection with your recruits. That way, it might feel easier...
(1,500 views, 13 replies)
Today 04:41 PM
It's not optimized for Mac, but it should still run fine on one as long as you have JRE installed
(2,154 views, 30 replies)
Today 04:22 PM
FRC125 - The NUTRONs - 2017 Reveal
Like Jack said, around middle Week 3 we had the first full prototype running. Obviously the entire time this was being worked on, the other various subteams were detailing out their designs AROUND a...
(23,029 views, 93 replies)
Today 04:22 PM
Material to stock up on before build season?
I'd add some 10 AWG to that too, for the lower resistance on high-amp circuits (namely, drive). I like PowerPoles too, you just absolutely must ensure they're assembled correctly. (Tug on the wire...
(1,188 views, 17 replies)
Today 04:13 PM
Creating an Event Page Help
Here is the New York Tech Valley FIRST page, as an example: http://www.techvalleyfirst. org/
(102 views, 1 replies)
Today 03:04 PM
Now's the time to start E-scouting apps
Here's an app for this season's FTC: https://github.com/TOWR5291/TOWR5291-2017-2018-Scouting-App It just outputs data as a CSV, and it works. It has an internal list for each of the event's we've...
(477 views, 2 replies)
Today 03:04 PM
pic: Pwnage Team 2451 775Pro Gearbox
So does the gear that meshes with your encoder on the shifting plunger move back and forth when you shift? How does it stay locked on radially and not move along the plunger axis when you...
(15,434 views, 59 replies)
Today 02:58 PM
3D printer vs. Manual Mill
We exclusively used an Omio X8 last season for 1/16"-1/4" aluminum with WCP 4mm cutters, and were very happy with it.
(1,614 views, 30 replies)
Today 02:47 PM
[FRC Blog] PreKickoff Kit of Parts Information
I checked w/the Kit of Parts Manager, the low # of credits is less than expected, but it's also too late to change now - so it's kinda like an early Christmas present. :) - scott Founder, Kauai Labs
(3,705 views, 34 replies)
Today 02:26 PM
Benefits of building a chassis?
The main benefit of a custom chassis is to adapt it to a certain strategy for a game. Second is to maximize performance in certain areas (more traction, less traction, more speed, less speed, more...
(1,064 views, 14 replies)
Today 02:21 PM
Speed Flow Control Pneumatic Connector mechanical
Here is a demo of a ProportionAir FA electronic speed control for cylinders: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ2UtC45EMU Is this what you want to do? Festo and SMC also have electronic proportional...
(1,246 views, 13 replies)
Today 02:06 PM
pic: Flipped 3 Minicim Gearbox- Isometric View
Putting an encoder on a stage nearer to the motors has the hardware advantage of less backlash between the motor shaft and encoder shaft, which can help with the control loops.
(567 views, 8 replies)
Today 02:04 PM
YDDR - 775 pro differential swerve prototype
Hey all, I finished up a few more odds and ends over the weekend, primary making a nice wheel hub from Delrin fitting a piece of 1.125" ID latex tubing over the hub for traction, making a few...
(1,944 views, 10 replies)
Today 01:54 PM
Python/Native interop issues
I'm trying to write Python bindings for Jaci's neon_pathfinder's assembly implementation using ctypes. I'm getting a segfault when trying to run the pf_trapezoid_generat e_simd function. For a while I...
(74 views, 0 replies)