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Today 08:58 AM
Apex Robotics 5803 CAD Release and Documentation
Yeah, we'll be picking up some of 319's methods for the future. Unless there's been an update since build season that allows mirrored assemblies, you have to put it together yourself. I searched for...
(482 views, 6 replies)
Today 08:43 AM
Match ended software/legality
This will also trigger if your robot is disabled for any reason during teleop, even temporarily (e.g. if your radio loses power, or possibly if the roboRIO browns out). You might be able to check the...
(681 views, 11 replies)
Today 07:34 AM
CAN Debug Tools
Anyone have recommendations on good CAN debug tools for FRC? I've used Kvaser and Vector products professionally and I know they work well, but were a bit pricy. I also recently purchased this $25...
(110 views, 0 replies)
Today 06:57 AM
paper: Modeling Subsystem Reliability
Cool stuff, thanks for posting! Of course, I was particualrly drawn to the conclusions of reliability percentages corresponding to time spent repairing. Understanding this relationship is obviuosly...
(108 views, 1 replies)
Today 05:05 AM
It would be cool if some US teams came over and played too.
(615 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:44 AM
CTRE Pigeon PID issues
Any time they mention a timeout in their code, it's talking about the timeout for the command to the Talon. So for example, if the Talon fails to receive that command the first time, the RoboRIO will...
(262 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 11:37 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Gitchi Gummi Get Together 2018
1. nomythicalbeast 2. pchild 3. Thayer McCollum 4. MikLast 5. niklas674 6. mman1506 7. BrennanB 8. ThatSoftwareGuy 9. tmpoles 10. Brian Maher
(211 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 08:26 PM
2018 IRI Mentor Matches - fundraiser for charity
Mentor match results, so they may be immortalized here: 1) 2056 118 1746 W 2) 1747 2337 384 3) 1741 33 6800 4) 4967 2771 1102 5) 4499 4944 1024 6) 3707 494 234 7) 694 3452 2451 8) 2791 20 5254 F
(5,879 views, 35 replies)
Yesterday 07:48 PM
Michigan Advocacy Conference (MAC)
I'm not opposed to getting more information to voters, but saying "Candidate X said they support FIRST and candidate Y did not respond" also reads somewhat close to an endorsement (even if it...
(780 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 07:30 PM
Attached are a bunch of files that should help get you started. Team 4678, the Woodland CyberCavs used the Slamtec RPLIDAR A2M8 on our robot for the 2018 season to find cubes in autonomous. ...
(303 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 07:23 PM
2018 Triple Climb/Lift Club
I witnessed the double triple climb by FRC 2992A & 2992B and it was quite exciting to say the least! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
(6,532 views, 42 replies)
Yesterday 07:04 PM
paper: ZebROS 1.0: ROS for FRC
Not trying to drive any particular approach, but the pain in a ROS for RIO cross compile is mainly in getting the first few packages going. Adding more after that is mostly painless - a few packages...
(2,412 views, 24 replies)
Yesterday 05:39 PM
2018 Alliance Selection Results
A bit late, but here’s Battlecry 19: Alliances: 1. 195-319-9985 (1) W 2. 5813-2168-3719 (3) SF 3. 4041-6224-7153 (5) QF 4. 3314-694-1073 (2) F 5. 228-1729-5943 (6) QF 6. 131-6328-5494 (4) SF
(51,428 views, 192 replies)
Yesterday 04:32 PM
Need for two sets of PID gains for Elevator
Constant force springs are coils of metal that, when you pull on them, pull back with a constant force (unlike normal springs, whose force increases with displacement). Attach one end to the top of...
(576 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 04:29 PM
Spark motor controllers in series or parallel?
Thats great. Thanks for the clarification guys! :)
(191 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 03:52 PM
What does "strength of schedule" mean?
I looked closer and I think I see what is going on. It looks like 40 teams signed up but only 30 teams showed up. So the random simulation has 40 teams in it while the real schedule simulations...
(996 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 03:26 PM
Grasshopper End Mill Giveaway
My employer, Fujifilm Dimatix, has given preliminary approval for continuing distribution of the mills. We have a collection point setup in the machining center now, which should make this easier...
(7,912 views, 44 replies)
Yesterday 03:17 PM
"Quotes" that were said during build season
Yes, we did this during drive practice. We did it again for a sponsor demo this morning; only took about 2 minutes.
(1,540,245 views, 5,337 replies)
Yesterday 03:00 PM
Learning Team Roles
Duplicate thread! Here's the original, with five answers so far. Closing this one down.
(226 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 02:34 PM
FRC Breakdowns: Helping Hand Strategy
:o I thought this was going to be about repairing another team's robot.
(431 views, 1 replies)