Overview of frequently used Lift Types
- 4-bar, 6-bar (n-bar)
Types of nuts
basic gear ratios
no cantilevered drive wheels
spacers, standoffs mounting
use all omni drive base with 4 motors
VEX Build Quality Tutorial/Instruction video:
Wallbots (not TT specific):
Tower Takeover Season Specific
TBD: Supported languages, platforms, blocks vs text, which one to choose…
For pre-V5 (Cortex) hardware:
make process closed with exit code : 2 means ‘code could not compile, your code probably has errors’. When creating a thread for help, please attach the whole log with your code.
V5 architecture diagram (may need to move to advanced topics): The PROS of PROS
Invalid Asset Table/Battery Medic: V5 Brain “Invalid Asset Table Version”
Red Controller Screen: V5 Controller shows red screen and computer/brain icon
Controller Vibrating: V5 Controller keeps vibrating
Make sure you have installed the latest VexOS firmware which could be found here:
Make sure that radio type is to VEXnet and not Bluetooth:
run your program. press the button on the V5 brain to toggle between the user program screen and the vexos screen.
(Screen for redundant / duplicate topics)
Design Award Tips?
Starting the Engineering Notebook
2915A Engineering Notebook 2016
Engineering Notebook Tips Selection and Strategy
How should I start off my notebook? (Summer without teammates)
what are Some Tips to add to the Notebook?
Engineering Notebook Expectations At Worlds
Example of an award winning notebook?
What is the best piece of advice you could give for an engineering notebook to be successful?
engineering notebook 1575A 2015-2016.pdf (45.0 MB)
To be expanded:
What else is there in VRC beyond going to competitions?
Sort tools in order of importance…
Don’t strip screw heads - sharpen Hex screwdrivers regularly!
Color coding screwdrivres and wrenches:
Bearing cutting template:
Reserved for all Omni tank drive
Reserved for X-Drive wiki entry