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Saturday Build Update – 2/16/19 – Code Work

Most of today’s build time was spent coding. First, coders developed the elevator, and configured the button board to it, attaching the height of each rocket position to a button. The joysticks were also re-coded for our new bots, assigning … Continue reading

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Sunday Build Update – 2/10/19 – Buttons and Pixie

The programmers of the PixyCam2 have spent so much time with it that they’ve decided to give it a name. They’ve officially deemed the camera “Pixie.” Creative, right? Pixie was worked to near completion today. Attached to the new silver … Continue reading

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Saturday Build Update – 2/9/19 – The New “Newbie Bot”

Construction of the so called “Newbie Bot” began today. It’s a robot that is being made wholly by first year students, with only overseeing and slight assistance from adults, returners and alumni. This bot will mostly be used for testing … Continue reading

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Friday Build Update – 2/8/19 – Driving In Style

It’s the dream of every young boy and girl of this generation… Imagine, using something more familiar than a drive station to pilot robots. Yup, that’s right! The limited number of drive stations has led testers to a new solution… … Continue reading

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Saturday Build Update – 2/2/19 – Camera Work

Today, two cameras are in development. Not only is the PixyCam2 is getting some touching up, but a Webcam has joined the OZone roster! So, how did the left picture become the right…?

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Friday Build Update – 2/1/19 – Elevator: To Work or Not to Work…

Elevator work flourished today in the OZone! The project: allow it to stop at different levels. But it didn’t run as smoothly as one might hope…

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