Build Season Update 1/9

What we did:

  • Updated Drive Station software and Eclipse IDE
  • Started updating electronics firmware
  • Sketched out robot chassis and drivetrain
  • Ordered parts for chassis and drivetrain (should be here on Thursday or Friday)
  • Added reflective tape to practice gear lift
  • Brainstormed mechanisms to handle gears, pick fuel up, and launch/dump fuel into the boiler

Here’s what needs to be done on Wednesday, 1/11

  • Finish updating electronics firmware (programming and electronics)
  • Put electronics board and camera onto orange chassis (electronics)
  • Start writing drive code (programming)
  • CAD model of robot chassis (chassis)
  • Prototype gear and fuel mechanisms (manipulators)
  • Add reflective tape to boiler (field build)

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