What sensors do most people use when they are trying to build a 5 stack autonomous? My team doesn’t want to use the range finder and we don’t have access to the Vision sensor.
I use the encoders in the v5 motors and it’s pretty consistent since a 5 stack auton only has 1 turn. Even running it on time isn’t that bad.
My team uses 1 drive encoder and 1 tilter encoder. With V5 it’s all you really need
all I’ve been using are the built in encoders, we had a 5 stack auton that worked every match at a comp. no fancy code either.
do the built in encoders come with the v5 brain or is it separate/
The V5 motors have integrated encoders.
Our 5 stack autonomous basically boils down to:
- DriveFwd & intakeFwd
- DriveBwd & align with the field perimeter
- Turn to scoring zone
- DriveFwd into zone
- Tilt & slowly intakeRev
- DriveBwd while slightly tilting still
As you can see we only need motor encoder values for this autonomous, although we could use gyro for the turn.