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Today 01:30 AM
Design, Engineering Education Positions at Independent Hawaii School
Itís these kinds of posts that make me wish I had already finished college. This program looks amazing!
(242 views, 1 replies)
Today 01:16 AM
4th Annual F4 CADathon
This is so cool! Us here at 3863 will definitely use this as a CAD training exercise for all (~8 or so) dedicated members of our team. Can't wait to compete!
(2,221 views, 12 replies)
Today 01:12 AM
What moments have made your FIRST experience more positive?
For me, it was simply just going to a competition for the first (heh) time. There's just so many people and so many teams from all around the globe that I was just so overwhelmed the moment I stepped...
(397 views, 6 replies)
Today 12:28 AM
6 775 pro vs 6 mini CIM drive train
I think the general consensus is that you want at least 8 775pros in a drivetrain (to share the load and keep current draw per motor down). I'm surprised how little people are discussing robot...
(217 views, 2 replies)
Today 12:21 AM
JeVois Smart Machine Vision
Hack? GRIP is open source bro, just add it :P And submit a PR to make it easy?
(6,092 views, 49 replies)
Today 12:04 AM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #701
"So we're going to collect some crackers with our mobile electrical outlet, then give them to the other outlets on our circuit, while stopping the flow of the opposing outlets...wait, what are we...
(252 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 10:35 PM
Rotary Broaching 1/2in hex
I made my own on a Bridgeport in 2015. Fairly easy to make if you have a lathe and mill, and tricky but possible to make on just a lathe or mill. Broaches 3/8" hex fine in aluminum but I haven't...
(380 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 10:26 PM
Researching Folklore of FIRST Robotics
We should probably add 148's 3 wheeled, 9 sided bot from 2008.
(3,202 views, 27 replies)
Yesterday 10:21 PM
Who were your early STEM influences?
Paul G. Hewitt is a good one for this list. His Physics videos are classic.
(110 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 09:04 PM
REV Robotics Winter Product Reveal
I love your PoE cable - while we haven't had much trouble with the barrel connectors once we properly secured them (even for STRONGHOLD), this is just a beautiful fit to the three places it has to...
(2,005 views, 16 replies)
Yesterday 08:45 PM
FRCTop25 Popularity Poll Results!
Whoops! Looks like I missed them. Thanks!!
(5,019 views, 44 replies)
Yesterday 08:44 PM
pic: Team 6619 off season drive train
Routing as you suggest makes more sense from a gearbox integration standpoint - the CIM pinions and large cluster gear in the inboard plane, the small cluster gear and drive gear outboard, and the...
(845 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 08:25 PM
Thanks for the helpful picture and additional specifics!
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Yesterday 08:22 PM
Power interruption test
This is why I proposed an elevator as a dummy load; you can secure the chassis while taking the tests and not have to chase after your scope and interface.
(570 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 08:21 PM
[FF]: Ventura 2018
NASUH 3512 3328 4578 Hammerheads 2486 6939 6934 DFrostU 3925 6764 6984 Questionable Decisionmakers 5818 4501 4913 First Pick ...
(463 views, 22 replies)
Yesterday 07:57 PM
[FF]: South Florida 2018
Hammerheads 180 6948 7231 DFrostU 179 3932 6225 Questionable Decisionmakers 5842 59 4118 First Pick 744 108 5410 The Kellen Hill Fan Club ...
(307 views, 20 replies)
Yesterday 07:51 PM
RobotBuilder not Opening
Did you install the eclipse plugins from a administrative account and are now trying to run from a standard account? Do any of the other tools work?
(128 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 06:59 PM
Well done. Something like this is all you need for a turret. How tight did you adjust the tensioners? Did you have any issues with cogging (too tight) or backlash (too loose)? You could even do...
(2,319 views, 20 replies)
Yesterday 06:46 PM
pic: Team 1719 Offseason Elevator Project
Awesome job, this is a very cool use of COTS parts. The document looks excellent, thanks for sharing this.
(532 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 04:49 PM
From where does your team buy its 12 & 18 ga wire connectors (including terminals)?
Wonderful video resources and the checklist is tops. Thank you.
(553 views, 7 replies)