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Insight & Inspiration for SKYSTONE, FIRST Tech Challenge 2019

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Are you ready to rise? As you build, test, tweak, troubleshoot, and fine tune your robot for the 2019 FIRST Tech Challenge game, SKYSTONE check out this game-related information and ideas from robotics experts, Tim Lankford and Paul Uttley. As always, you’ll build the solutions best suited for your game strategy. We hope these will get you started or through some design challenges as you advance through the competition. We cannot wait to see all of the bots #TETRIXteams bring to matches this season.

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ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part II Collection & Delivery
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part II Collection & Delivery
TETRIX® R&D team is back again in Part II of our 2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge inspiration series. In this segment, TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are sharing ideas for how to collect scoring elements and deliver them in order to earn points. Remember, these are not solutions just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part III The End Game
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part III The End Game
The End Game is here. The TETRIX® R&D team is digging into the final portion of the challenge where you can score big with some serious lunar lander hang time. Here's Part III of our 2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge inspiration series. TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are sharing ideas for how to finish strong. Remember, these are not solutions just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018
Insight & Inspiration for SKYSTONE, FIRST Tech Challenge 2019
Insight & Inspiration for SKYSTONE, FIRST Tech Challenge 2019
Are you ready to rise? As you build, test, tweak, troubleshoot, and fine tune your robot for the 2019 FIRST Tech Challenge game, SKYSTONE check out this game-related information and ideas from robotics experts, Tim Lankford and Paul Uttley. As always, you’ll build the solutions best suited for your game strategy. We hope these will get you started or through some design challenges as you advance through the competition. We cannot wait to see all of the bots #TETRIXteams bring to matches this season.
Date Added 10/22/2019
Building a Suspension
Building a Suspension
Adding suspensions to your robot can give you an advantage. In this RoboBench, Tim Lankford explains how adding suspension can be of benefit, how the suspension works, and shows the building process.
Date Added 1/22/2020
Meet Mr.Robot II
Meet Mr.Robot II
Meet the new and improved Mr. Robot II. In this special RoboByte, Tim shares the updates of TETRIX's iconic figure.
Date Added 2/3/2020
RoboBench RangerMAX Bot Build
RoboBench RangerMAX Bot Build
Follow along with Tim on this step-by-step build of the TETRIX MAX Ranger Bot. See how the RangerMax is easily assembled, all the functions and parts included, and other things to watch out for when building.
Date Added 6/3/2020
RoboBench Applications in Engineering: Shooting Mechanisms
RoboBench Applications in Engineering: Shooting Mechanisms
In this series, Application in Engineering, we introduce two different shooting mechanisms you can add to your robot. Aaron Locke, our Robotics Curriculum Specialist, shares how to build a flywheel mechanism and a striker system while also going through the benefits and the drawbacks of each.
Date Added 1/25/2021
Applications in Engineering: Lifting Mechanisms
Applications in Engineering: Lifting Mechanisms
In this Applications in Engineering video, Aaron Locke talks about robotic lift mechanisms. Whether it's lifting an object high into a goal or just picking something up and moving it to a new location, this is a common task in many engineering challenges and robotics competitions.
Date Added 3/25/2021
Applications in Engineering: Precision with Encoders
Applications in Engineering: Precision with Encoders
Need to get precise? Accurate? Exact? That's what the precision motor encoder is perfect for! You can use encoders to get exact speeds, consistent performance, and even plant seeds! Join Aaron as he shares his CropBot creation and how you can incorporate motor encoders in your robot.
Date Added 4/28/2021
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part I Chassis & Movement
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part I Chassis & Movement
2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge is here! And, we've got inspiration and tips from our TETRIX® R&D team to help you cause a ruckus this season. In this segment, TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are talking all about the basics of the game. Plus, we've got some suggestions and considerations for the robot's chassis and navigating the challenge course. Remember, these are not solutions, just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018