2019 SEASON

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The 2019 YETI Team

The 2019 FRC Game: Deep Space

Destination: Deep Space, is the FIRST Robotics Competition game for the 2019 season. It involves two alliances of three teams each, with each team controlling a robot and performing specific tasks on a field to score points. The game centers around an outer space theme involving two alliances consisting of three teams each competing to place poly-carbonate hatch covers and orange rubber balls or "cargo" on rockets and cargo ships before returning to their HAB platform to climb at the end of the match.

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Our 2019 Robot: Polaris

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Robot Info:

  • 8WD West Coast Style tank drive 6 Colson and 4 omni, 4 CIMS 2 mini CIMS with pneumatic shifters 13.4ft/s. 9:1 ratio in high and 19:6:1 ratio in low.

  • Use of tank drive because of high pushing power and ease when defending.

  • Disk intake inspired by jaws of life which uses a one inch stroke piston and 3d printed claws and linkages. This mechanism grips hatch panels.

  • There are two arcade style buttons that when pressed close the listening disk intake and bring back two pistons that extend the mechanism forward.

  • Ball intake that uses 2 roller bars connected by chain. 2in straight flex wheels powered by a rs775 motor with a 5:1 Vex VersaPlanetary Gearbox. 

  • Cascade elevator powered with 2 rs775 motors with 350:1 Vex VersaPlanetary gearbox.
    Elevator is programmed with 4 stages and is able to reach the third level of the rocket.

  • Programming utilized vision, limit switches, encoders, and line followers to create consistent and accurate autonomous routines. 

  • Bumpers are made with wood and pool noodles

AWARDS

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