After reading the rules and breaking down the game last weekend the team determined we both extreme speed and high maneuverability. We looked at what the FRC 836 th robobees in 2016 were able to accomplish with a simple bot and tons of both. With that we have identified a few options for this year;
- Swerve (AM-Module)
- Swerve (Rev Module)
- Octocanum (Versa Drop)
- Tank Drive + linear actuator (FRC 1730 in 2010)
Over the last few days the team has been researching and testing to gain enough information to fill in a trade study and we are getting close to picking a winner. Check out our current thoughts here. We still have a few more days to gather as much knowledge as we can, making this one of the most talked about thinks on the team this week.
Here are some of our prototypes