PHOENIX

Performance

Inland Empire Regional - February 27 - March 1, 2015

Rank 11 with an average qualification score of 46.75 and a Quarterfinal Rank 6 with an average playoff score of 65.00.

Awards: Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox

Ventura Regional  - March 27-29, 2015

Rank 6 with an average qualification score of 84.92 and an average playoff score of 123.40.

Awards: Regional Chairman's Award, Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox

San Diego Regional - April 2-4, 2015

Rank 3 with an average qualification score of 107.30 and an average playoff score of 169.43.

Awards: Regional Winners 

FIRST Championship: Carson Division - April 22nd-25th, 2015

Rank 41 with an average qualification score of 131.30 and an average playoff score of 191.00

 

Technical  Specifications

Drive Train

  • 4-Wheel Mecanum DriveTrain, allows for strafing or
  • “sidewards” movement of the robot
  • Powered by 4 MiniCIMs
  • Single speed, 10:1 geared for 14 FPS

LIFT

  • Powered by 2 CIM motors, connected to a 2 start lead screw with a 1 to 1 gear ratio
  • Rides on a “hat” channel. Slides with bearings.

Intakes

  • Actuated wheels that have an adjusted air pressure at 25 PSI when "actuated in". Wheels are custom with strip of neoprene rubber to maximize grip on totes. 

AUTONOMOUS

  • Two sixbars powered by a 100:1 Versa Planetary Gearbox attached to a BAG motor that extends out to grapple recycling containers

Features

  • Mechanism Safety Control
    • Limit switches attached to the sixbar to relay information when the sixbar is extended or not. Once information is relayed voltage is cut from the motors.
  • Gyro + Encoder Drive Control
    • Use of a gyro sensor for robot orientation control, and an encoder for drive distance control; we can navigate the field accurately during the autonomous mode.  Also allowing for field centric driver controls.
  • Sixbars
    • Powered by a 50:1 Versa Planetary Gearbox attached to 2 BAG motors per sixbar that extend out to grapple recycling containers.