In order to get the relic in the recovery zone, we needed a way to extend 32 inches past the wall, so we developed a scissor arm. A problem we encountered while building the relic arm was that it wasn’t strong enough when partially extended, making the arm extremely flimsy. First we tried adding washers
Today our team deconstructed our 2016-2017 robot Sir Circuit. While he might be gone now his remains will be used to construct a new better robot for Relic Recovery, whose name has not been determined yet. But Sir Circuit will live on in our hearts forever.
The new IMU gyro within the REV Expansion Hub is waaaaaaaay better then the old Modern Robotics gyro. With accuracy to a tenth of a degree, this new gyro is very precise. Plus our old code was very easy to adapt to the new gyro. Here is an example video to demonstrate how accurate this
Today we got our new teammates accustomed to the expectations for our team and we found what roles they can fill. Other than that we went over the essentials for every team like communication, future meeting times, and our goals for this year. Watch out FTC because here comes Circuit Breakers!
These tabs are awesome… No strings coming off!