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Santa's my best friend (week 16)

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Today Dylan, Adrian, and I have FINALLY learned how to code a robot. Thomas and i will try our luck once more at the tube challenge. We were unsuccessful last class but i'm confident that we will get it this time. Dylan and Adrian are trying to code they're robot for the tetrahedron challenge praying they get it this time. Once they finish Thomas and I will help them with the tube challenge so that we are all on the same page.

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almost Christmas break (week 16)

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Today Thomas began testing our robot to see if it was able to do the challenge that we have. Thankfully it is able to complete the challenge. The only problem is that it has to finish it a little faster. At the same time Dylan and Adrian are working on blogs which we will finally be caught up by the end of the day.


I don't even speak Spanish lol (week 15)

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Coming off of thanksgiving break can be rough sometimes. To start the week off Thomas and I are going to start testing our code for the tube challenge. Adrian and Dylan are working on the code for the tetrahedron challenge. As a whole we're catching up on blogs and trying to knock these challenges out of the park.

Re structuring the chassis ( Week 15 )

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We are restructuring the robots chassis to get better weight proportion. Because the robot tends to fall forward because all the weight of the hand and everything is more towards the front. We have now added rubber bands to help the robot arm stay up. Lastly, we moved the arm back to steady the robot as a whole

Still not done lol (Week 14)

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Today we are trying to figure out how to properly program each of our robots. Me and Thomas' robot has to pick up a ball and place it into a tube while Adrian and Dylan's has to complete the tetrahedron challenge. For each team programming the robot and getting it to preform well is our top priorities.





Is not as simple as it seems ( Week 13 )

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So we are actually putting or adding small changes to the hand so is properly spaced. Adding little 3D printed pieces to the axel so it doesn't shift to one side. So it doesn't shift away from the motor. This way the claw motor can spin with more freedom allowing it to pick up the racket balls.

Finishing up the ball challenge ( week 13 )

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So right now Thomas is putting an axel on the robots hand to make it rotate properly. We have come close enough we already finished coding and we are testing out the robot and making the final changes. We still have to figure out or should figure out a better code.