Innovation First Control System

Posted by Brian at 2/12/2001 8:32 PM EST

Student on team #670, HHSRC, from Homestead High School.

Can anyone tell me…do we have to send in our control system with the rest of the robot?

Posted by Bill Gold at 2/12/2001 8:49 PM EST

Student on team #258 from Lincoln High.

In Reply to: Innovation First Control System
Posted by Brian on 2/12/2001 8:32 PM EST:

I’m 99% sure that the Competition Manual says teams are required to ship their Control Systems.

: Can anyone tell me…do we have to send in our control system with the rest of the robot?

Posted by Nate Smith at 2/12/2001 9:00 PM EST

Other on team #66, Frostbite, from Willow Run High School and GM Powertrain.

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Posted by Brian on 2/12/2001 8:32 PM EST:

: Can anyone tell me…do we have to send in our control system with the rest of the robot?

I don’t have my rule book handy, so I can’t quote the exact rule, but I can say that you DO have to send the ENTIRE robot, including the control system, out when you ship next week…

Posted by Matt Leese at 2/12/2001 10:10 PM EST

Other on team #73, Tigerbolt, from Edison Technical HS and Alstom & Fiber Technologies & RIT.

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Posted by Brian on 2/12/2001 8:32 PM EST:

You have to ship your robot with both the Robot Controller and Operator Interface. You also have to include BOTH batteries. There may be some other reqiurements that have to come along. The exact rule is part of the shipping rules in the specific regional section (or nationals) of the rule book.

Matt

Posted by Patrick Sarmiento at 2/12/2001 10:11 PM EST

Student on team #254, Cheesy Poofs, from Bellarmine College Preparatory and NASA Ames, Cypress Semiconductor, Unity Care Group.

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Posted by Brian on 2/12/2001 8:32 PM EST:

After reading what needs to be shipped with the crate…

  • The complete finished robot
  • The complete control system
  • 2 Batteries, stored separately and securely

Anything else we can put is completely up to us… I think there’s a weight limit too, but I forget…

Posted by Bill Gold at 2/12/2001 10:15 PM EST

Student on team #258 from Lincoln High.

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Posted by Patrick Sarmiento on 2/12/2001 10:11 PM EST:

The weight limit is 400lbs per crate.

: After reading what needs to be shipped with the crate…

: - The complete finished robot
: - The complete control system
: - 2 Batteries, stored separately and securely

: Anything else we can put is completely up to us… I think there’s a weight limit too, but I forget…