Trinidad State Robotics Team History

Robotics Team History
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SABLE
(Scoop and Bucket Land Explorer)

Sensors:
RF Sensor (for beacon)
Sparkfun Compass and 3-axis Accelerometer combined
Three Sharp IRs
Three Pings
Two Flexi-Forces
One Laser Range Finder or Pixy

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BEK-E
(Beacon Electronic Kinect Explorer) had 1 Printed Circuit Board designed by a student.

  • Sensors: Kinect, Compass, Tilt, Beacon, 3 IRs, Flexiforce, 2 Pings, 2 LCDs.
  • Language: PropC.
    Body and Wheels 3D Printed.
  • Dunes: Finished all 6 Courses.

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ALLEN
(Autonomous Logical Land-Based Electronic Navigator) had 1 PropBoard from Parallax.

  • Sensors: Bump(new design), Compass, Tilt, Beacon, IR, Flexiforce, LCD
  • Language: PropC beta version
    Wheels 3D Printed.
  • Dunes: Finished all 6 Courses.
    (First robot to finish all courses).

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CAT
(Crawling Autonomous Terrabot) had 1 Propeller chip from Parallax.

  • Sensors: Bump (new design), Compass, Tilt, Beacon, LCD
  • Language: Propeller Spin
  • Dunes: Finished Course I, II, III and IV.
    (First robot to finish Course IV).

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CASPER2
(Clear Autonomous Sensory Perceiving Environment Robot) had 3 BASIC Stamp boards from Parallax.

  • Sensors: Bump, Compass, Tilt, Beacon
  • Language: pBASIC
  • Dunes: Finished Course I, II and III.
    (First robot to finish Course III).

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CASPER
(Clear Autonomous Sensory Perceiving Environment Robot) had 3 BASIC Stamp boards from Parallax.

  • Sensors: Bump, Compass, Tilt, Beacon
  • Language: pBASIC
  • Dunes: Finished Course I, II.
    (First robot to finish Course II).

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Whiskers
5 BASIC Stamp boards from Parallax.

  • Sensors: Bump, Infrareds, Compass, Tilt
  • Language: pBASIC
  • Finished Course I.
    At that time, no robot had successfully completed Course I. Course I was moving in the sand and going north.

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