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https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=256&v=68oPA9c9W28&feature=emb_title

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315G Ratchets Explained (6 motor drive, 2 motors for everything else)

60 tooth ratchet

Using 1 motor for 2 different functions

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Reserved for discussion of motor sharing through “differentials”

Differential transmission - Mobile Goal to Drivetrain (DMD)
Differential transmission - power takeoff from the drivetrain motors
Planetary CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Help!

9551A Transmission Update

Vex Transmission Recap/Explanation/Tips

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Reserved for discussion of lubrication of mechanical components

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DO NOT use industrial lubricants like WD-40 or white lithium grease on internal plastic gears inside V5 motors or cartridges.

You may use light synthetic oil or synthetic grease like SW-92SA that is used for fine/plastic mechanical internals of cameras, printers, keyboards, dvd players, etc…

v5_motor_maintenance

Broken Motor Inserts

V5 motor Cap and Threaded Insert replacement parts are sold separately

May need to be moved into V5 Motor electric/programming entry:

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3-wire:

Specific 3-wire port numbers for dual wire sensors:

Possible problem due to order of initialization of 3-wire port accessor instances:

Memory Permission Error

Temporary workaround for 8 legacy 3-wire port limit:
Connect multiple sensors to a single port to overcome the limit of 8 legacy ports

Legacy, non competition legal components:
Using Flashlight in VCS

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V5 Inertial Sensor

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Light sensor
Line Trackers in C++?
Vex Line Follower Robot not detecting dark line on light surface

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