2024 | Merlin

Quick Facts

  • Name: Merlin

  • Year: 2024

  • Weight: 117.75 lb

  • Programming Language: Java

  • Status: Active

  • Game: Crescendo

  • Initial Size: 29.5″ x 42″ x 22 3/4″

  • Extended Size: 29.5″ x 29.5″ x 46″

  • Competition History

    • Blue Twilight Week 0
    • Northern Lights Regional
    • 10k Lakes Regional (yet to attend)
  • Features

    • Drivetrain
      • Swerve Drive
      • Falcon 500 for driving, NEO for turning
      • SDS Mk4, L2 gear ratio
    • Shooter
      • 4″ Colson wheels for outtake
      • Kraken motors to power it
    • Intake
      • 2″ compliance wheels for intake
      • Kraken motors to power it
    • Climber
      • 1 Neo per arm for climber
      • 2 arms, one on each side
    • Arm
      • Custom beam to rotate up and down
      • Chain & Sprockets (12 to 72 teeth), driven by 2 48:1 Falcon motors

Competition Rankings

Northern Lights Regional

Rank 50 of 55

10k Lakes Regional

Rank 1 of 62

Season Challenges:

  • Issues with new techniques for swerve drive
  • Shooter arm stabilization at the beginning
  • Struggled to tune autos