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Today 08:54 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #724
Their challenge was to make two backpacks using only parts from AndyMark's inventory. This was as far as they got.
(126 views, 9 replies)
Today 08:04 PM
Xbox Adaptive Controller –>$@#Easy Custom Controllers?
https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/17/xbox-adaptive-controller-disabilities-gamepad-microsoft-tour/ Microsoft is releasing an Xbox controller to make gaming more accessible. One cool feature of the...
(166 views, 0 replies)
Today 08:00 PM
In my mind, the gearbox ratio, the motor selection, and the load device being moved are all tied together. Without understanding the other two, selecting any individual part doesn't necessarily make...
(478 views, 5 replies)
Today 07:59 PM
I've met many a person who believed that stalling a 775pro was always bad, based on Chief Delphi. I do agree that the BAG seems more resistant to dying outright (I've revived them a few times), but...
(1,811 views, 33 replies)
Today 07:58 PM
Dead Mans Switch
How about a sliding potentiometer that spring returns to 0. User must hold slider in center region if they panic and either release or push to far it cuts power.
(3,727 views, 18 replies)
Today 07:48 PM
pic: 4 775pro compact gearbox
Yes that would be one way of gearing it down but it would increase its vertical hight
(1,048 views, 18 replies)
Today 07:24 PM
Turning Motor / Gear Ratio for swerve drive
We have had good success with 9015s with about 180:1 gear ratio (including the final ratio between the gearbox output shaft and the turret). That would put our steering speed at around 80 RPM (if you...
(204 views, 3 replies)
Today 07:13 PM
RoboRIO dpkg or apt
Unfortunately I can't edit posts... Well the distro itself seems to still be alive actually, but the original website doesn't look to be maintained. Do you happen to have an updated link to their...
(637 views, 14 replies)
Today 05:56 PM
2018 IRI Invite Prediction Contest
It's that quick internet connection. Doesn't get me registration for good regionals anymore, but it still gets me 18th place in an IRI invite prediction contest :D
(16,559 views, 84 replies)
Today 05:38 PM
2018 IRI Invitations
Eh... I don't think the IRI committee is obligated (nor should they) to explain their decisions publicly. It's a private event with a black box selection process advertised from the get go. It's...
(16,589 views, 82 replies)
Today 05:03 PM
Dang, I (and our team) would love to go to this event. Too bad we signed up too late though. :(
(3,342 views, 22 replies)
Today 04:25 PM
pic: Swerve Module, 2910 Off Season
Certainly, Below is the link to the CAD for the entire mini swerve chassis we build last summer. The modules are in there. https://github.com/woolfepr/Swerve-MK1
(10,698 views, 50 replies)
Today 03:42 PM
What is your off season summer project this year.
Current plans for 2220: - Outreach out the wazzoo - Fundraising for a router (Omio x8, probably) - Learning to use said router - Possibly a WCD or elevator - Learn CAD (probably Onshape) All...
(2,528 views, 34 replies)
Today 03:15 PM
FRC Live Trivia Tonight! Win Prizes, best your friends!
Lol I don't think it randomizes the answers when I send the link. Thought it would since it's toggled for the live events. In the future I guess I'll have to randomize the answers ahead of time too...
(608 views, 7 replies)
Today 02:18 PM
Extending RobotPy/wpilib for a new motor controller
I'm trying to port WPILib to a BeagleBone Blue, which has nice motor/servo outputs, encoder inputs, and an IMU on board: https://beagleboard.org/blue Pretty challenging so far, but I'm enjoying the...
(521 views, 11 replies)
Today 01:18 PM
What do you want to see in Pathfinder?
The new version is in a completely separate repo that hasn't been open-sourced yet.
(9,293 views, 84 replies)
Today 12:53 PM
Cooler Master Gaming Tournament
Would be fun to have a Kerbal Space Program tournament. First to successfuly land on the Mun! Or, fastest through a complex Portal map! All the regular choices seem to be pretty mainstream.
(5,340 views, 37 replies)
Today 10:45 AM
pic: 4587 Swerve 1.0
I'll try to grab some within the next week.
(2,567 views, 28 replies)
Today 10:32 AM
Team 5421: Battlecry@WPI Recap
Yes we are! We are going to Where's Wolcott (WIWI) and Brunswick Eruption.
(546 views, 3 replies)
Today 10:22 AM
Team 498's Newest T Shirt Shooter Robot - Decimiator
Thanks Adam, this will come in handy. When we get ours done, we will need to have some kind of shoot off!
(967 views, 13 replies)