New BLDC motors... basically confirmed?

CTRE has been working on BLDC for a number of years now. REV was just the first company to bring it to FIRST teams. After speaking with CTRE at Detroit this year, I would be extremely surprised to see them NOT release either a new brushless controller, motor, or both before the upcoming season. The biggest issues they were having was getting FIRST to approve the new tech in the past.

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Man I was just hinting at 775pro drive… :frowning: Thought it was the best stuff since sliced :bread:.

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I just assumed they were going to Nidec with their superior brushless motor

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I don’t think superior is a full term.
Far exceeding in might and velocity to any of the competition (or lack thereof)

BIGGEST.
THING.
SINCE.
WHEELS.

This is a complete sentence.

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This is simply untrue. I’ll have you know that our lord and savior NIDEC brought brushless to us all.

All hail the king.

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I thought ROS was our lord and savior…
Or are they one and the same thing? :thinking:

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Y’all haven’t heard? There is going to be a virtual field next year. No need for drive trains at all. Goes along with the new rules for no bag and tag.

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Darn internet. Sarcastic tone just doesn’t get through.

Don’t lie to me like that :angry:

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Virtual events. To cut down on travel expenses.

Virtual students, no more bored and tired scouts

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I just realized that this is a game hint. Cims make better boat anchors than Neos. Water Game!!!

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How does the inspection process work with the virtual robots?

Introspection and reflection.

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CAD. Down to the 0.0001 tolerance. Oh, and it has to be done in MicroStation.

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Awww…

I was hoping that we would be doing Vulcan Mind Meld with the robot designers

Virtual Al don’t cha know.

It is a small step from Big Al to Big AI. You might not even notice it.

Until he diagnoses your robot’s inspection issue based on the team’s CD posting history.

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And this is why sans-serif fonts are the devil’s work.

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