Week Five: Blue Twilight

Manipulator: It has been a difficult but constructive week for Team 2220, especially the Manipulator subteam. After our robot design was discovered to have a flaw, manipulator was on the scene making immediate changes. Last weekend they constructed the primary lifter and discovered that they were unable to lift how they were supposed to. This…
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Week Four: Daredevils

Day 23: Monday, January 26, 2015 ┬áProgramming had an awesome week. They continued working on custom controls for the robot. LabVIEW was worked on in the process. The media department is continuing to work on articles for the BlueDevil Press. ┬áDay 24: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Programming is hard at work again. They are busy…
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Week Four: Blue Twilight

Programming Team: A major task this week for the programmers was to come up with different tactics for the Autonomous Period. This week, they have come up with four different codes that will enable depending on what variables are presented during that specific round. The programmers are creating these different codes to make sure they…
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Week Three: Blue Twilight

Programming Team: This past week, Programming has been successful with their test code. However, they had had some troubles understanding and implementing the mecanum wheels before moving on to a more complicated code; proving difficult but not impossible. They have also established a means of teaching their new and more inexperienced coders. Some obstacles along…
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Week Three: Daredevils

Day 16: Monday, January 19 Today, Build Department continued to work on the lift design and drivetrain. The Programming Department worked on custom controllers and electronics as well as finalizing the placement for the electronics on the robot. Day 17: Tuesday, January 20 The Build Department is now back at the high school, and all…
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