Build Season Update 1/11

At our meeting on Wednesday, January 11, here is what was accomplished:

  • NI software and Eclipse IDE were updated
  • Organized lab
  • Prototyped gear holder
  • Started prototyping fuel pickup mechanism
  • Re-designed drivetrain to move drive motors out of the way of the fuel pickup mechanism
  • Designed mounting bracket for encoders

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, January 14 from 1 to 5.  Here’s what we hope to accomplish:

  • Update the rest of the firmware on electronics
  • Build basic drivetrain and chassis
  • Prototype winch
  • Finish prototype fuel pickup
  • Add vision targets to boiler

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