Team 7457 presents DARK SIDE

Hello all you super and duper robot people! After a couple of hits songs on our first record, Team 7457 is pleased to present our sophomore album: Dark Side.

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Dark Side features a KOP Chassis powered by 4 NEOs geared 10.71:1. Standard KOP wheels with 6" Omnis in the back. Nothing special to see here, and that’s how we like it.

Our flywheel shooter is directly driven by 2 Falcon 500 motors. A pneumatic hood gives two options for shooting angle, wall shots and medium range shots. Intake is over the bumper with a v-indexer and a vertical storage chamber able to accommodate 5 power cells. Don’t worry about us clogging the trench lane; if you want it, it’s all yours! We feature a turret so advanced that it actually turns the entire robot around when activated (also known as no turret), BUT we do feature limelight aiming capabilities.

Climbing is powered by a single stage linear elevator, with UHMW bearing blocks contained within 2x1 aluminum tubing. It is powered by two Falcon 500s on 16:1 Falcon Sport gearboxes with an additional 52:44 external gear reduction. We have two versions of hooks, one set with both a high and low option, and another designed specifically for lifting 300lbs of robot.

We also feature a 6 ball auto and a far-side 5 ball auto routine.

Can’t wait to see everyone at Bloomington and Columbus (Indiana)!

Video: https://youtu.be/7d_nuHwmD1o

Public CAD here. Sorry for the low quality, but the software we are using has severe limitations. Maybe next year we’ll switch to OnShape.

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Thanks! We want to buy beach front property and retire in the trench :slight_smile:

Fantastic looking robot, well done on your sophomore season!

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I would give you a CD dot if I could. In lieu of that take this. :green_square:

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Black and gold FTW!
Can’t wait to see it tomorrow.

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Excited to see you guys this weekend, good luck out there, and Boiler Up!

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Some photos from IN Blomington for TBA

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One more

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hey wait a minute…

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7457 has the best show bumpers in the state of Indiana. Change my mind.

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It doesn’t count as copying because we changed one letter… #loopholes

I can’t. It’s true!

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