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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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Sunday Build Update – 1/27/19 – Problems and Pixy 2

In the shop today, teams worked on finishing practice apparatuses, attaching motors to the conveyor system, and working on other prototypes for ball intakes. Electricians Lily and Sam worked on fixing limit switches with crimps, and moved onto a 3D … Continue reading

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