Scrum Notes > Friday, February 21


  • El Toro 2
    • Arms finished
    • Needs coupling
    • Mechanism complete and wired
  • Blue Bumpers
    • Being worked on, almost done
    • Shorter bumper bolts
    • Need to practice exchanging them in and out
  • Brochure
    • Trifold Brochure
    • Most text in it
    • Needs more material (facts et all).
  • Gear box 2
    • Completely together
    • New system which _should_ make swapping gearboxes faster
    • Need to test new angles
    • Need a second catapult assembly done (see black bin)
  • Wiring
    • PWM All wired up
    • Front left encoder done
  • Driver controller
    • Spraypainting complete and reassembled




These will happen no matter what

  1. Drive
  2. Herd
  3. Score >= 6 pts
  4. Bumpers
  • Do this first week, while prototypers prototype
  • Documentation


Prioritize, try to get to as many as possible

  1. Maneuverable (drive train and practice)
  • Mecanum wheels
  • Hold (hardware) a. with potential to shoot if that system comes online b. Loading (hardware) — might not even need this
  • Shoot 8’ (hardware)
  • Some aiming (software)
  • Second robot for driving practice/thinkin’

If Time Permits

Reach goals

  1. Catch
  2. Differential power settings
  3. Vision system
  4. Modular goalie arm (sub 30 lb, replace shooter at competition)


  • Clean up after yourself
  • Help teammates clean up after themselves
  • We don’t leave until we scrum… we don’t scrum until the shop is clear
  • Half-finished projects go on shelves, not the floor
  • Scrap is only useful if it’s stock, stock is only useful if it’s organized

Robot Deadlines

Jan. 11: Drivetrain

Jan. 15: Mock Thrower

Jan. 22: El Toro/Vomiter

Jan. 25: Manual Catapult

Jan. 29: Gearbox

Feb. 1: Catapult Complete

Feb. 8: Finish Mechanicals

Feb. 14: Autonomous Code

Side Projects

Things we can do before we have a design finalized…

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