2016 Robot Build Season Updates


Week 1

  • Began building field elements
  • Robot design started
  • Prototype shooter started

Week 2

  • Refined Shooter
  • Finished building defenses
  • Prototype of pickup arm was finished
  • CAD designs started

Week 3

  • Finished all field elements
  • Refined CAD
  • Worked on Chassis

Week 4

  • Made custom parts
  • Put together new batteries
  • Worked on shooter

Week 5

  • Worked on pickup arm
  • Finished drive-train
  • Parts of the code are being tested
  • Attached pickup arm to robot
  • Made modifications to shooter

Week 6

  • Mounted cameras on the robot
  • Modified pickup
  • Increased accuracy of shooter
  • Attached signal lights
  • Attached LEDs
  • Test Programming
  • Installed bumpers
  • Robot Name: Valiant

Week 7

  • Attached and tested sensors
  • Modified code
  • Final touches

District Competitions

  • Modified pickup to be more durable
  • Code changes to make auto-aim more accurate
  • Replacing warn out parts

State Championship

  • Added aim assist light
    • This brought high-goal accuracy up to above 90%
  • Added Portcullis and┬áCheval-de-fries autonomous program
  • Improved auto-aim feature to make high-goals more consistently