2014 Flamethrower

Robot Specifications

Mecanum wheels

“Choo Choo” Firing Mechanism

Camera to detect “hot” goal

Photo eye to detect field line

Java programmed using Robot Builder

2013 Fire at Will

Robot Specifications

Tank drive

Two wheel Frisbee shooter mechanism

Shooter tilt mechanism

Programmed in Labview

 

2011 Rugburn

2011 Robot Specifications:

Drive System
4 Drive Wheels
4 CIM Drive Motors
Super Shifter Transmissions
Dimensions/Weight
Height = ~24 inches
Length = ~38 inches
Width = ~28 inches
Weight = ~120 lbs.

Autonomous Mode

Able to hang tube on highest peg.

Scoring

Able to hold pick up tubes and hang on all levels. Minibot able to score in end game.

2010 Pele

2010 Robot Specifications:

Drive System
4 Drive Wheels
4 CIM Drive Motors
Tough Box Transmissions
Dimensions/Weight
Height = ~24 inches
Length = ~38 inches
Width = ~28 inches
Weight = ~120 lbs.

Autonomous Mode

Able to score goals in near zone

Scoring

Able to hold ball with vacuum system, and kick balls with pneumatic kicker.

2009 Afterburner

2009 Robot Specifications

Drive System

4 Drive Wheels
4 CIM Drive Motors
Tough Box Transmissions
Omni wheels in front for steering

Dimensions/Weight

Height = ~48 inches
Length = ~28 inches
Width = ~38 inches
Weight = ~120 lbs.

Inspiration:

John Deere combine.

 

2008 Fireball

2008 Robot Specifications:

Drive System

4 Drive Wheels
2 CIM Drive Motors
Tough Box Transmissions
Omni wheels in front for steering

Dimensions/Weight

Height = ~60 inches
Length = ~38 inches
Width = ~28 inches
Weight = ~120 lbs

Going to be able to knock off ball and drive laps

Scoring

Able to hurdle Trackball
Able to herd the Trackball
Able to maneuver and drive laps

2007 Inferno

Robot Specifications

Drive System

4 Drive Wheels

4 CIM Drive Motors, Banebots Transmissions

Omni wheels in front for steering

Able to climb any ramp

Dimensions/Weight

Height = 48 inches

Length = 37.5 inches

Width = 27.5 inches

Weight = 90 lbs. w/o battery + Bumpers (Roughly 115 lbs.)

Autonomous Mode

Arm lifts allowing arm to extend and prepare for match.ScoringAble to pick up game pieces off floor and score on all levels of rack.Able to score 6 ringers in 2 minutes depending on amount of blocking we are experiencing.Our record is 4 ringers in approximately 35 seconds at Milwaukee Regional

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