Today there was some development on a pincer approach to a grabber instead of a clamp. The other projects are continuing to advance.
Another day of glorious prototyping and testing. We have two different lifter mechanisms developing and we also are looking at two possible grabber mechanisms.
Today was the first day of build season in the wood shop. We broke into teams to implement the ideas that were created yesterday. Below are some first stage prototypes.
Today we went to Faith-Lilac Way Church to continue with the development of different designs. We also confirmed our preference order on which tasks to accomplish.
Below is a link to the game manual and the game animation. Today we went to a post kick off event to start the design process. 2018FRCGameSeasonManual.pdf Game animation
Tomorrow build season begins here is the encrypted version of the game manual. An unencrypted version will be posted after it is released. 2018FRCGameSeasonManual
Hey everyone tonight there is a fundraiser for the FTC teams at noodles. The flyer is below.
On this Friday we went to Lake Harriet Lower Campus for a STEM out reach activity. We had the opportunity to let 36 students dive the robot, and also draw and design their own robots.
This past week end we participated in the minnemini competition. Our focus was on developing new drivers and drive teams. We field tested our prototype battery cart and have plans on how to improve it from its current set up.…
We visited sponsors Barr Engineering and TruNorth Solar on this past Thursday to both thank our sponsors and to learn about their businesses and the work that their employees do. We brought along the robot and gave a demonstration to both companies. After…