• Hydroponics Area

    We are able to reach the highest tomatoes, however, since the PVC is not anchored to the side walls, they just tip over when you apply minimal force...

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    Started by jdub

  • New pictures in the Pictures forum

    There are a number of new of pictures in the pictures flicker forum thingy. Many of them are good examples (or bad examples) of BEST robotics methods...

    0 0 70

    Started by jgraber

  • Motor Trouble

    The students can't find any information on connecting the motors to the cortex. Can anyone point them in the direction of any documentation that will...

    2 0 77

    Started by shcbest

  • Motor Mount

    We are running into an issue with the mounting of our motors. We have attached each of our large motors to a gear. To make this attachment, we...

    1 0 76

    Started by MisterB1998

  • Potentiometer

    We have no idea how to wire a potentiometer, and we don't know what to ground the potentiometer to. We would greatly appreciate help. Thank you,...

    2 0 88

    Started by BravesRobotics

  • Getting started on arm

    "Very" rookie team here. My kids are having a hard time getting our arm going. Are there any resources for some basics in robot arm...

    4 0 120

    Started by dmoseley

  • Motor To Joystick Issue

    We're having trouble with programming the motor to the right joystick. I thought that the current block was correct, but it's not responding...

    2 0 89

    Started by 674kylemdo

  • Servo Rotation Problem

    My team needs to have our servos to rotate 180 degrees; however, the servos seem to only go about 30 degrees (from 0 to 127 or -127). Is there a way,...

    2 0 98

    Started by 674kylemdo

  • Vexnet Troubleshooting

    My students had no trouble getting the remote control to communicate with the Vex Cortex micro controller using the orange USB cable, but could not...

    7 1 335

    Started by dmgauntt

  • Joystick not connecting

    Hello, Our joystick is not connecting to the cortex or the computer we are using. When I plug it into the computer to see if it needs to update...

    2 0 57

    Started by Chapa

  • U-bolt from Home Depot

    I am building a partial practice field for our team, and went to Home Depot to get the U-bolts specified in the Bill of Materials (118-042). ...

    2 0 77

    Started by dmgauntt

  • Polypropylene stiffness when holes drilled in it

    I appreciate all the great help here. Our team is thinking of making wheels out of the polypropylene sheet and would like to drill holes in them to...

    2 0 83

    Started by dannyk

  • cutting polypropylene

    Any advice on cutting the 1/4" polypropylene sheet would be appreciated. We have cut it with a jig saw in the past but are in need of more...

    3 0 106

    Started by dannyk

  • RobotC modular programming problems

    ---PROBLEM SOLVED DO NOT REPLY--- I use RobotC and have as long as I have been my team's lead programmer. Unfortunately, I have encountered an issue...

    6 0 111

    Started by snidbert64

  • OmniWheels for BEST

    So for the last 10 years the school I have mentored (Pearce High School from Dallas BEST) has been using Omni Wheels instead of casters or skids as...

    6 0 235

    Started by Stuart1745

  • Easy C Hub license doesn't work

    We are trying to use our hub license key for Easy C but when online registering it only accepts 3 fields and the key is 4 fields long. Are we...

    1 0 65

    Started by Sam

  • Need CAD models of simple robot designs

    Hello All, I am working on a project that requires a few examples of CAD models of BEST robots that teams have designed in the past. I am not...

    0 0 93

    Started by shiremath

  • Faster Motors

    Is there any way we can get our mottoes that turn our wheels to move faster?

    19 0 469

    Started by Banana

  • Vexnet interference

    A Dallas team reported unbearable vexnet reception. When I looked at their robot, the Cortex/Vexnet key was mounted directly under a motor, which...

    8 0 154

    Started by jgraber

  • Proper wiring for potentiometer

    The only documentation I've found from Googling is a VEX powerpoint and of course our own kit usage document. Both show a photograph on connecting...

    5 0 337

    Started by getgray

  • battery adaptor connection to cortex constantly failing

    Our cortex is constantly losing power due to the white plug from the battery losing contact to the cortex. Is there a solution to this? I found in...

    9 0 148

    Started by dannyk

  • Servo rotation

    Can a servo be programmed to make complete rotations?

    3 0 154

    Started by Miss B

  • Dallas Week5 Demo day report

    Due to Game day venue scheduling, and field sharing scheduling, Dallas BEST hub has a late kickoff and a late week 5 demo day, today. Here are some...

    6 0 139

    Started by jgraber

  • Front Caster Style Wheel

    This is only our second year and my team is trying to build a front caster style wheel, and are running into problems. I put a store purchased one on...

    2 0 199

    Started by kmcelhinney

  • No Power-Pole Connector

    When we received our kits. The returnable kit did not have the power-pole connectors, that I've seen in the generic kit usage guide.

    1 0 81

    Started by widerbestrobot

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