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Today 01:58 AM
paper: FRC Drivetrain Characterization
This is awesome! Thanks for doing the research and posting your results!
(786 views, 8 replies)
Today 01:17 AM
Possible drive train 2018
The drop down omnis we used were just for getting out of t-bones, we didn't actually use them to move around because we didn't design them properly so they pushed down too far so the front and middle...
(564 views, 12 replies)
Today 12:52 AM
Benefits of building a chassis?
If you have a manual mill and an experienced student machinist, you can get a West Coast Drive ready on Day 2. The main advantage I've found to doing custom is that you can easily add a robust,...
(355 views, 6 replies)
Today 12:33 AM
Hey I'm from 3256, and I thought I'd share our experience with our new hydraulic cart. I don't have the exact specs of our robot cart, but I can find out on Monday. We got the idea from this video:...
(612 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 11:55 PM
First Choice Security
In this day and age there's little reason for most any site to not be https by default (and force redirect to the secure site for all pages). Something AM should look into.
(869 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 09:33 PM
Build Season Schedule Questions?
We usually do 2-6 or 7 on school nights, 3-10 on Friday and Saturday, and 3-8 on Sunday.
(8,319 views, 74 replies)
Yesterday 09:30 PM
3D Printing Parts? Filament?
Do you mean 3d printed whole bot... Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
(772 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 09:23 PM
Minne Mini Regional 2017
Edited with results. I couldn't have asked for a better end to Steamworks than this. Thank you to 2169 and 2052 for picking us - you guys were absolutely fantastic to work with. I'm always excited...
(1,532 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 08:39 PM
Material to stock up on before build season?
Electrical supplies like a few rolls of assorted gauge zip wire (namely like 12 and 14ga), your preferred choice of connectors (like Anderson PowerPoles), and a couple of zip tie pads for routing...
(603 views, 9 replies)
Yesterday 08:26 PM
Robot in 3 Days: What Documentation Do You Prefer?
I would love to keep working on the Ri3D robot at a reduced rate after the 3 days is over... for The GreenHorns college poses a bit of a problem... Our members are actually missing the first two days...
(1,238 views, 21 replies)
Yesterday 08:12 PM
Pit setup question?
Agreed. There is value in being able to roll in, flip up a couple things, and start working. (Not to say you can't do that with truss, but I know from tearing down the AndyMark Championship booth's...
(466 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 05:42 PM
JeVois Smart Machine Vision
(4,008 views, 39 replies)
Yesterday 05:29 PM
pic: 2 CIM Flipped Shifting Gearbox
What's the weight as-is? How much does it extend into the frame?
(189 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 03:27 PM
Safety light CAD model?
Spectrums CAD library is also another incredible resource when doing CAD.
(257 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 03:01 PM
West Coast Drive Design Help
Well, I suggested this to them about 2 weeks ago just to see the reaction. And let's just say not everyone has the same standards when it comes to the words bling and bumpers. It was shut down...
(1,015 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 02:36 PM
How does your team get its members to participate?
On our team, we impose a strict deadline for when members can join the team (September 15th for those working on the robot and October 6th for our PR side) so that we don't run the risk of having...
(1,487 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 02:31 PM
The tools you can't get through FRC build season without?
Or this for maximum portability and/or power outages. +1 to the vise for the portaband. Not sure about the DeWalt 20V circ saw, but I have the 5 1/2" 18V Ryobi, and I find it somewhat...
(4,510 views, 47 replies)
Yesterday 01:50 PM
2017 Rah Cha Cha Ruckus
I finally got around to uploading 291's full field match videos. They can be found here. We only took videos of our matches unfortunately. Qualifications 4, 10, 20, 28, 31, and all 4 (:yikes:) of our...
(13,948 views, 98 replies)
Yesterday 01:43 PM
Hi, Im just a new design lead looking for resources, anything helps
I made a spreadsheet partially based on JVN's calculator with some added features specifically for this purpose. Use the Mechanisms tab to help you choose the proper motors and gear ratios for you...
(326 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 01:18 PM
[FTC]: Do we need Android 6.0.1 on Moto G4
Thanks for pointing this out. I had assumed that we were using the G4 since that's what it seems most teams are using. It turns out we have a G2. Given that, I believe we are good to go. Thanks...
(214 views, 2 replies)