Team 2869 met on Kickoff day and started with a team meeting detailing the procedures for build season and for kickoff. We will be meeting Monday-Thursday from 3pm to 6pm, Friday 3pm to 7pm, and Saturday 9am to 5pm. Then after some brief technical difficulties, we watched the game reveal. After that, the engineering team…
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Week 5: 2/4-2/10

In week 5 of build season, our pneumatics team mainly focused on understanding the electrical components behind the piston arm. They have been working on the design for the electrical panel, and how it works with the other electrical components. Our CAD team has been working on designing the robot arm. In the design process…
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Week 3/4: 1/21 – 2/3

Due to having midterms throughout week 3 of the build season, we have decided to merge our week 3 and week 4 blogs to stay on track. Our CAD (Computer Aided Design) team has been making our piston intake, arm, and the total robot CAD. We have prototyped our grabber mechanism for the robot in…
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