1961Z Tower Takeover Teaser: Mk. III

Robot Specs:

  • 4m 3:5 600RPM Base on 3.25" Wheels
  • 1m 1:7 100RPM Tilt Mech
  • 1m 1:5 100RPM 2-Bar Mech
  • 2m 1:1 200RPM Intake Rollers

Feel free to ask any questions!

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Was the noise at 0:07 actually from the robot cuz it was really satisfying :slightly_smiling_face:

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Nice robot! I like how the second stage of the tray is extendable (I like how that eliminates the need for a third stage). One quick question: What is the max # of cubes that your robot can hold at once?

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Imagine Just coping the bot for the sound of the tray unfolding

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How does the tray unfold? Is it rubberbanded or something else?

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The second tray segment is a flip out with bands holding it in place. When cubes are intaked in from autonomous, it deploys.

Our robot has a capacity of 8 cubes and it is able to score and descore from all towers but the highest one (38").

Its from our tray deploy. The smack at the end is indeed satisfying!

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I like this version more

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I concur with this sentiment. It really showcases 1961Z’s driver skills in a much more realistic light. <3 from 675A

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Welp, looks like someone found out about our op driving skills!

(Three posts on the same video within the same time frame… Hmm…)

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Indeed. The fact that this driver was so gracious as to show us his true skill is quite exhilarating.

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Sorry for this misguided reveal. Here is the real one linked.

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I think everyone should consider subscribing to the channel that produced the clearly superior video showcasing the amazing driver skills.

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Welcome to the community @1961Z

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Welcome 1961Z ! I truly value and appreciate you posting this more accurate reveal !

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#ThankYou448X <33333

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I love the bot, but this is more of a reveal vid than a teaser… unless there’s more of Mk III we haven’t seen yet…

I love the tilter mechanism in particular. That sort of linkage is really kind of underused, I think.

I notice we aren’t shown tower descoring in the teaser. I assume it’s just intaking at a higher level, but does the tower “cup” interfere with that?

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The 2-bar mechanism can descore, however it was too iffy in some cases to make it consistent. Mk. III serves as a skills-oriented robot, so we didn’t specify descoring as one of the major aspects. Thank you for the kind words!

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BOOTS is bad… but I still love you.

We had problems using chain on the intake like that, at least in actual matches. When an opponent hits your chain, it kinda just falls apart.

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And I thought my robot was actually decent :frowning:

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