Friday, October 3, 2014

WEEK 9/29/14

WEEK 9/29/14 END OF THE WEEK

We finished the evaluations of each group, now we separated between the people who want to work on the new vex challenge, and the people who don't. For the people who don't we have to come up with a new idea for a robot challenge collectively as a class.
This is us conversing among our selves to come up with a new challenge.

 This is us awaiting selection upon our new teams

Monday, September 29, 2014

9/29/14 week goals

WEEK 9/29/14
GOALS OF THE WEEK:
This week, we already finished the robot competition, so we came together and talked about our individual robots and why we made them the way we did and also things wed liked/disliked about the competition. our goals for the week are to finish group evaluations and to select new teams.

This is Zach talking about our robot.






Friday, September 26, 2014

weekly progress 9/26/14 LAST POST

Our robot (the underdog) won 3rd place in the contest, despite us assuming we would come in last place. Our robot went 2-2 losing to the butterflies and another group I can't remember the name of.
We are now switching groups and getting new people for a new challenge, we'll miss the Super Saiyan Clutch robot.

yunnar holding our 3rd place robot

dis us dismantling the robot

Monday, September 22, 2014

9/22/14 Goals of the week

It's the week we've been waiting for, starting today we will be competing against the other groups in Tug-Of-War. Our robot is one of the underdogs but we're hoping to pull strong and not finish dead last, we're looking at being top 3 in the competition at least because we've worked very hard on our robot, and have a very unique build style, with a sled and a narrow chassis. We're looking to crush the SPHS butterflies and make Jaret Insel cry.


2/4 of the $uper $aiyan $quad throwing up our gang sign before the competition.

The Saiyan robot lined up for it's run against "insert team name here"


Friday, September 19, 2014

9/19/14 Weekly progress REPORT`

Mr Martin is not with us, and neither is our lead builder Andreas. But we're not going to take a day off to chill and screw around like the other groups. Today we're ending a great week of work where we
1. Completed our robots frame and sled attachments
2. Fixed and added big motors to our robot to make it work.
3. Programmed the brain to run the motors.
4. Charged and found batteries to use.
We are now 100% ready for tug of war and hope to crush the competition here are some photos i've taken of our robot and batteries:
Here is the COMPLETED robot with wheels, big motors, gear ratios, and other attachments.

Here is the COMPLETED robot underside, where you can marvel at the sled idea and get a better view of the gear ratios ingeniously designed by our lead builder Andreas.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

9/15/14 Weekly goals

Our goals for this week as the mighty SUPER SAIYAN SQUAD are to finish the blogs and focus hard on getting big motors built so our robot can run and flourish, we're also going to make some modifications to our sled design to make it more efficient in the tug of war challenge, while adjusting some gear ratios to make a smoother transition when we move around in the tug of war.
and finally, CRUSH THE COMPETITION.
Andreas putting the finishing touches on the wires needed for the large motors!

Gunnar and andrew installing the new working large motors to our robot!