2016 FRC Season + Robot: Sharpshot

Sharpshot

Resources:

  • CAD Files
  • LabView Code

Competition History:

  • 3/16/16 Bayou Regional: 7th seed, 1st pick. Eliminated in Quarter 3 Match 3.
  • 4/6/16 Lone Star Regional: 6th seed Captain. Eliminated in Quarter 4 Match 3. More Info
  • Texas Robotics Invitational: End of June
  • Redstick Rumble: Beginning of September

Facts:

  • Weight: 102 lbs
  • Dimensions: 22 in L x 22 in W x 14 in H
  • Drive Train: 6 wheel West Coast Drive
  • Intake: High speed plastic roller lined with surgical tubing
  • Low Goal Shooter: Uses intake roller
  • High Goal Shooter: 4 in wide VersaWheel set at a fixed angle
  • Manipulator: Arm built out of PolyCarb Channel, manipulates Portcullis and CDF
  • Climber: (In Progress) Grappling Hook Concept

Abilities:

  • Fast, Reaches speeds close to 26 ft/s on High Gear
  • Agile, easily outmanuevers opponent bots playing defense
  • Fast Intake, does not drop balls going over defenses
  • Consistent Low Goal shooting, average of 6-7 Low Goals a match
  • Capable of going over all defenses, except Drawbridge, without stopping
  • Autonomous: Capable of going through all defenses, except Sallyport and Drawbridge
  • Very Robust

Tech Specs:

  • 6 – 8 in Pneumatic Wheels
  • 11 Motors:
    • 6 CIM Motors
    • 5 WCP 775 PRO motors
  • 11 Motor Controllers:
    • 9 Talon SRXs
    • 2 Talons

 

2016 FRC Season – Stronghold

FIRST Stronghold is the game for the 2016 season. The game involves robot’s “breaching” defenses, 
capturing Towers by shooting “boulders” into them, and playing defense against other alliances.
More information can be found on the Wikipedia Page, or in the reveal video posted here.