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The Future of Our Robot

The Future of Our Robot

We need the next group that is going to work on our project to program the wheels so they run along according to the controller. We will also need them to build a claw or an attachment of some sort to...

Everything Weve Done

Everything We’ve Done

We started off with organizing all of our pieces so they were easier to use. Then we realized to make a good robot we would want mecanum wheels, so we printed out a purchase order and gave it to...

Zip Ties For Our Wires

Zip Ties For Our Wires

We are building a robot and we had a problem, our wires were too loose and could've gotten stuck in our wheels. If this had happened, the wires would've gotten pulled out of the brain and the robot would...

DC Motor - Problem

DC Motor – Problem

We want to use the DC motor because it is a good strong sturdy motor, but we have a problem. We aren't sure how to connect the DC motor to the vex Brain. On the back of the DC motor there appear to be...

DC Motor

DC Motor

We were originally planning on using a vex motor, but changed our mind and decided to switch to a DC motor. We did this because DC motors are more powerful than vex motors and therefore, will allow our mecanum...

Mecanum Wheel Plan

Mecanum Wheel Plan

We have been trying to find a way to connect the mecanum wheel to the robot. After a bit of trial and error we were able to come up with this: This uses clamps to clamp a pole in the middle then...

Esight3- Helps The Legally Blind People.

Esight3- Helps The Legally Blind People.

A new type of glasses that helps legally blind people see again. Here is a website that explains it deeper: https://www.esighteyewear.com/ Here is a video that shows people seeing again for...

Planning to Build the Robot

Planning to Build the Robot

Mr. Smith has just given us permission to begin getting the materials for the robot. The three main materials that we need is a brain, which is $175, plus a $60 Motorola phone. This is what the...

Tellspec- An Advanced Food Scaner

Tellspec- An Advanced Food Scaner

This Invention is used to scan food and tell you what is inside the food to make sure you are only eating the healthiest ingredients. . There is a deeper explanation on this website: http://tellspec.com/howitworks/   This...

How to Create a Trip-wire Alarm with a Few Simple Items

How to Create a Trip-wire Alarm with a Few Simple Items

If you have a garden that is constantly being eaten by deer, rabbits, or whatever it may be, this will scare them away. A trip wire that sets off a small fire. This website gives a deeper explanation: https://interestingengineering.com/create-trip-wire-alarm-simple-items   Here...

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