Hi there everybody! I have a really important doubt so if could help me it would be great.
Me and a team mate have in mind to use 6 motors on the base wheels to maximize speed, then use 2 motors and the pneumatic stuff to raise up our robot and the 2 other motors to open and close the robot claw. But other 3 people also of the grop thinks that we need to use 4 motors AND the pneumatic stuff to raise up the robot and then other 4 on the wheels and 2 on the claws.
So because we haven’t talked on the forum yet i wanted to ask you people what do u think is best?
And if you have a better idea we are open to everything. Early thanks to everybody!
2 motors is probably good for a lift lifting 1 cone
2 motors on a claw that just gets a cone might be overkill… unless you’re grabbing pylons with the same claw
So for me so far:
6 motor drive
2 motor lift (passive intake)
2 motor pylon manipulator
2 motor flag spinner
I don’t know, spinning a flag during a match with only two motors can put some serious strain on those motors. I would use four motors with a power expander dedicated to that flag. Better safe than sorry.
Honestly until we all get the game elements it will be hard to determine exactly what we need. Sortta like for starstruck at first the catapult was the bright idea. Here are a few sets that we are looking at prototyping:
A Robot-8 turbo motor tank drive, pneumatic/2motor claw, two motor lift
B Robot- 4 high speed+2 Standard motor h drive or 6 high speed motor transmission, 4 motor lift, pneumatic claw
C Robot- 6 high speed motor tank, 2 motor piviot, 2 motor lift, pnuematic/2motor claw