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Match # Blue1 Blue2 Blue3 Red1 Red2 Red3 Thu 8:58 5 5205 4099 1684 4384 379 4607 Thu 10:43 20 4384 7198 2826 1555 2601 379 Thu 2:07 32 3452 1684 4384 4976 4655 4903 Thu 3:24 43 1718 4342 6401 5603 3324 4384 Thu 3:59 48 5687 236 5712 5822 4384 1023 Fri … Continue reading “BB Match Schedule”
Benzene Bots team performed great at the Michigan State Championship. As a result, our team moved up in the ranking and we’re now ranked 70th out of 500+ teams in Michigan. Our team made to the finals in our division. We were the eight seed alliance caption. After picking two other teams as our alliance … Continue reading “Benzene Bots at 2018 Michigan States”
Our new shop as of January 4th, 2018! Needless to say, lots to do in short order. Shop Address: 2100 N Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Entry for our shop will be through the North side door.
Parts List (Bill of Materials or BOM) for EKGAR Description Name Qty Cost Total Ali Cost Main CPU ESP32 Dev Board 1 $12.00 $12.00 $7.60 Hub Axles 1/4-20 Cap Head Bolt 3 1/2″ 12 $0.36 $4.33 Hub Washer 1/4″ SAE Zink Plated 12 $0.02 $0.19 Motor Driver L298N Dual H Bridge 2 $8.00 $16.00 $1.52 … Continue reading “EKGAR – Bill of Materials”
EKGAR – Every Kid Gets A Robot Just a quick pic of new CAD data. The front hub support has been reworked so that the bolt interference problem is gone. Plus, the track is now simulated using the “belt-drive” feature in SolidWorks. The new CAD data will soon be on GitHub.
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This post is just to document using a VL6180X Satellite module to measure distance to a range of 100mm (about 4 inches). The VL6180X Datasheet can be found here and the VL6180X Satellite can be found here. The VL6180X Satellites come in a little package from ST Micro. Inside are two identical VL6180X modules. Each … Continue reading “Distance Measurement using VL6180X & ESP32”
FIRST Web Site: This is a link to the official FIRST web site. This is the place to go to setup your FIRST account. This is a requirement for every student. https://my.firstinspires.org/Dashboard/ OCCRA: “Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association” is a fall competition for just Oakland County schools. The competition is run in the fall and … Continue reading “Useful Links”