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Today 07:51 PM
How does your school categorized your FIRST team?
We are a club, on the same level as super hero club or anime club. Our mentor receives a stipend, although that is the same stipend as any other club adviser. It's a policy that clubs don't get...
(1,034 views, 24 replies)
Today 07:49 PM
Poll : The Bag and You
Jonathan, I would be very interested to see this documentation. There is not a lot out there with regards to wear and tear on robots. I'd love to see a best practices for wear prevention...
(1,295 views, 18 replies)
Today 07:46 PM
It's Official - No More Stop Build Day! (In 2020)
I like it because I think it will make for better robots and more complex game design. More complex game design means more interesting games.
(28,958 views, 257 replies)
Today 07:37 PM
Orlando Regional Stellar Alumni Nominations
I am so glad the Orlando Regional is going to continue to recognize FIRST and Orlando Regional Alumni who are impacting their community and succeeding in their chosen career paths which are all so...
(197 views, 2 replies)
Today 07:22 PM
AndyMark Winter Product Launch - December 6th 2018
(344 views, 5 replies)
Today 07:11 PM
FIRST Choice and vKOP Webinar (11/15@7PM EST)
We still haven't received the bimba cylinders we ordered in mid February 2018.
(642 views, 8 replies)
Today 06:35 PM
Greyt Universal Cascade Elevator and Powercube Claw
I'm curious about what will happen with GreyCOTS and the like in 2020? Given the extended build season, how many teams will wait for a solution to buy and integrate? Clearly, some teams benefited...
(62,216 views, 249 replies)
Today 05:16 PM
Neo BLDC motor
Already an active discussion of the motor in this thread: https://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?threa did=181035
(275 views, 1 replies)
Today 04:49 PM
New key volunteer position for 2019!
Hmm, the last time we had a space-related game we had scorers. They were supposed to count the game pieces as they were belched out of the robot and into the trailers. "Let's see, I think that was...
(1,184 views, 16 replies)
Today 04:40 PM
How do I get started with coding a robot?
The authority: screensteps live and the WPIlib javadocs. Lots of other useful stuff about the control system from team 358 that'll answer many of your questions.
(63 views, 1 replies)
Today 03:59 PM
Use of the 'FRC' Name
First "FRC" is no longer an official term. "First Robotics Competition" is the name for it. Your concerns may be addressed in a "Branding" document on the FIRST site. This will describe LOGO usage...
(340 views, 2 replies)
Today 02:50 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
These teams already change their designs mid season. But mostly they get their designs right at the outset and only have to tweak them. For an example, look at pictures of our 2013 robot at CVR and...
(6,623 views, 87 replies)
Today 02:24 PM
New AndyMark Website
Also! Tonight at 6pm ET you will have a chance to chat with Jerry and Bharat live while they go into some of the changes to the new website, along with the continuous improvement you'll see between...
(3,519 views, 44 replies)
Today 02:05 PM
Blockading Rule Reform
Good that we can come to an agreement for the first part of the post I think. I think I finally understand your point, so that's good that we can get some clarification on that. Allow me to...
(5,178 views, 66 replies)
Today 01:57 PM
Using srx mag encoder with wcp ss 3 cim gearbox.
Assuming you are asking about this: http://www.wcproducts.net/wcp-ss-gearbox your best option is likely to put the encoder on another driven axle. I assume that was the intent when these were...
(189 views, 3 replies)
Today 12:38 PM
Burnout and Preseason
Shoot me a PM. Let's find you some local mentors on other teams to reach out to and help you.
(760 views, 9 replies)
Today 12:32 PM
Just looking at the code, I wonder why you're negating the left and right inputs and setting those motor controllers as not inverted. It is cleaner to use inverted to do the negation. Double...
(108 views, 4 replies)
Today 11:59 AM
2018 JUMPSTART Training Event
We are currently at 29 teams and 631 attendees registered. We will have to cap this event for 2018 at 800. Here is the most current list of registered teams: 2177 2239 3023 3100 3102 3134
(749 views, 6 replies)
Today 11:30 AM
CAD File Not Printing Correctly?
Hi all! I wanted to let everyone know that after I edited the CAD file, the robot part printed fine. Here is a picture if you were interested: https://imgur.com/gallery/7Ydli2d Thanks!
(310 views, 7 replies)
Today 11:02 AM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
That's... Wait. 100% accurate. And something that a LOT of people don't understand. *checks out the window to see if there's any airborne pigs*
(33,454 views, 227 replies)