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Robot Guts: Get Inside Your Favorite Robots

Wires, Motors, and More
Description
Wire well
Students and mentors welcome. Mike Vilarelle , Team 333 Mentor, walks you through the tips, tricks, and best practices for wiring a robot well. Start with easy trouble-shooting and find yourself with a beautiful robot. Mike shares the strategies and rules, as well as the planning process necessary to wire well. Explore the timeless question, how many zipties is too many.





Motors & Pneumatics

What are the best applications for motors and which are the best applications for pneumatics?

What are necessary steps to set-up a pneumatic system on a robot? When should I avoid pneumatics? What might I look to replace when my pneumatics system fails?

What types of legal FIRST motors should I use on my drive system? What about on an elevator, a shooter, or an arm? What is the most important information to know when deciding which motor to use? How should I mount a motor? What does gearing down a motor mean?

Explore these questions and more with Mike Vilarelle.


Event Timeline
Sat Nov 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
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Venue
John Dewey High School
Tickets
FIRST Class

On sale until Nov 15, 2014, 9:00:00 AM

Venue Address
50 Avenue X, Brooklyn United States
Organizer
Sam Alexander
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Attendees
40 / 40