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987 Shooter Design Process
by: Gigakaiser

Team 987 2012 shooter design process

This document outlilnes the process team 987 used while designing their 2012 shooter.

ShooterDesign.pdf (109 KB)

What model hall effect sensor did you end up using?

The sensor is a popular one in FRC, the Honeywell 1GT101DC. We got them from digikey. We experimented with a few different gear tooth sensors and this one worked the best with our mounting/distance/noise from nearby motors combo. It also was “smarter” than our other sensors, ignoring ferromagnetic screws/rivets and other stuff flying by that could mess with the count.

This
http://www.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?x=0&y=0&lang=en&KeyWords=1gt101dc
“Honeywell 1GT101DC”

was our final sensor
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