Robot Arm C

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Robot Arm C

Postby robotman » August 22nd, 2015, 2:40 pm

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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby windu34 » September 4th, 2015, 5:10 pm

Seeing as how robot arm was an event quite recently and the rules have not changed dramatically, how many of you plan to recycle past arms rather than rebuild?
On another note, the tiebreakers are quite interesting and seem to prefer arms that are not autonomous.
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby bernard » September 4th, 2015, 5:20 pm

If anyone is thinking about making an autonomous robot arm, watch this video first...
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby windu34 » September 4th, 2015, 6:07 pm

Are you doing Robot Arm Bernard?
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby bernard » September 4th, 2015, 6:44 pm

Are you doing Robot Arm Bernard?
I can't compete, but making a robot arm is definitely on my bucket list of things to do before I turn 30.
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby windu34 » September 6th, 2015, 5:52 pm

Thoughts on the rules?
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby doublelift » September 7th, 2015, 9:01 am

Thoughts on the rules?
On that note, is anyone willing to give a brief outline of the specs for this year?
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby windu34 » September 7th, 2015, 11:30 am

Pretty much the same as 2013 dimensions wise and build wise. Objects and bonuses changed.
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby doublelift » September 7th, 2015, 11:46 am

Cool thanks!
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Re: Robot Arm C

Postby retired1 » September 7th, 2015, 1:39 pm

objects are 5 ping pong balls, 5 each 4 x2 lego. 5 each pencils and 4 common dice (16 mm).
The field is 75 x 75 cm and the 3 goal cartons are common 1 doz egg cartons with top and flaps removed.
The device square is 30 x 30 cm.


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