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Yesterday 11:02 PM
How do you handle travel costs?
I just starting with a new team this past week so I don't know how this part of the team works yet. For several years in the past, my wife has organized parents to cater for the swim team when they...
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Yesterday 10:34 PM
Stall testing 775 Pro, surprisingly poor result
If the motor controller spends a significant fraction of time in this mode of operation and the currents are high, it may be possible to see a difference between the current in the motor wires and...
(2,324 views, 32 replies)
Yesterday 10:22 PM
Alpha release of Visual Studio Code for FRC C++ and Java
It's a dark day when I have to deal with Java, but when I do, I use IntelliJ. (My team, which uses Java for the robot, also runs IntelliJ.)
(6,091 views, 80 replies)
Yesterday 10:16 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 1st Place - Team 62: Orbit Torque CAD Release
Amazing job Brian, can't wait to dig into it.
(247 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:13 PM
Vision on a Pi
There are much faster boards than a RPi which won't set you back the big bucks of Jetson. My team used a ODROID XU4 board this past season and were quite satisfied. The XU4 is about 3x faster than...
(955 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 10:08 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 5th Place - Team 8: CADywompus CAD Release
I am pleased to present my design for the 5th Biannual F4 CADathon. I have competed in all of the previous F4 CADathons and have always had a blast. I want to thank the F4 crew, the judges, and...
(19 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 09:24 PM
Team 226 CADathon Release
Team 226 placed fourth, with members from team 6090. Please ask any questions or post any comments on how we could have improved. Thanks! GradCAD Partner Space Renders
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Yesterday 08:17 PM
Vex Configurable Parts in Onshape!
Darnit, just added configurable Versaframe to MKCad :P. Here is the link for anyone that is interested. What you guys have done is great, I will definitely be using this!!...
(610 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 07:43 PM
SOLIDWORKS CAM/CAMWorks with Mach 3
After a few meetings worth of testing, I've made a post for Mach 3 that works well for us. I had to split some lines up, add G64 to enable CV mode, and change a few other things. Here it is:...
(716 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 07:36 PM
There's lots of videos out there that show you how to do it. McMaster kit. https://www.mcmaster.com/#belt-welding-kits/=1e57vo0 The MM clamp is expensive but there are cheaper alternatives. We...
(1,362 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 07:20 PM
CADathon Tonight 8:30pm ET $500 in prizes for viewers!
We're about to start with giveaways starting soon! Come join us: https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow
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Yesterday 04:30 PM
Will the TalonSRX firmware work with any encoder?
We use a WAGO 233-510 mated with the AM-3495 for experiment and prototypes on our SoB (System on Board, pronounced like "Bob but with an S). The AM-3495 was designed specifically for this connector...
(239 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 04:10 PM
Dual speed four CIM or single speed six mini CIM Drivetrain
I concur with most that packaging is not the reason to select one over the other, unless you have some stringent robot requirements. 6 minis will spread the heat load out when things are working...
(666 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 03:46 PM
2018 Solidworks Voucher
I filled out the requirements because our team doesn't really have a website or social media anymore.
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Yesterday 03:15 PM
Job opportunities - Detroit Area
The HR company I work for is recruiting for both a CAE Manager and a Controller for LIFT, which is based in the Detroit area. They define themselves as ďa revolutionary concept to bring government,...
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Yesterday 03:13 PM
Team 254 Presents: Lockdown Technical Binder 2018
It wraps at the extents of travel. The springs compensate for the variable rope lengths.
(15,021 views, 76 replies)
Yesterday 02:25 PM
Uses of the kalman filter in FRC
There's an extensive discuss of the use of Kalman filters for control in this thread: https://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?t=165 579
(830 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 02:16 PM
Peach Blitz - A new FRC offseason event in Atlanta, Georgia
I approve haha
(457 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 02:10 PM
First Drive Train, ADVICE NEEDED PLS!!
My biggest question is going to be what is your motivation to make a custom chassis rather than using the KoP chassis? What you've designed here is style-wise and parts-wise very similar to the KoP...
(172 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 12:09 PM
Awesome-FRC: Assembling the best FRC resources into one repository
If you are looking for any CAD tutorials to add I would recommend these: http://goo.gl/deEZPR They do a great job of explaining Solidworks basics and there are good sets of Creo and Inventor...
(1,086 views, 6 replies)