Competition History

  • Central Illinois RegionalChairman’s
  • North Star RegionalEntrepreneurship Award sponsored by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
  • World Competition Division Finalists, Chairman’s Finalist

Robot Quick Info

  • Name Sir Bedivere
  • Year 2017
  • Weight 120 lbs
  • Programming Language Java
  • Status Competing
  • Game Steamworks
  • Initial Size 26.75″ x 36.75″ x 60″
  • Extended Size 37″ x 26″ x 12′

Robot Features

  • Drive Train
    • Tank Drive
    • Four CIM West Coast Products DS Gearbox
    • High Gear: 16ft/s
    • Low Gear: 4.5ft/s/li>
    • 4″ AndyMark Performance Wheels treaded with Blue Nitrile
  • Ground Intake
    • Blue Banebot rollers powered by 1 Bag motor
    • Rubber band keeps pressure pushing down on gear
    • 33 Orange Banebot wheel roller system to bring gear into slider powered by 1 Bag motor.
  • Human Player Intake
    • Aluminum tray that delivers gear to slider
    • Actuated into two positions by pneumatic cylinders
  • Gear Slider
    • Linear actuating gear carriage to allow for placement of gear even when drive train is offset
    • Autonomous Visual Tracking system to automatically align gear to peg
    • Powered by 1 Bag motor geared at 30:1
    • Active deployment system using two doors powered by pneumatic cylinders
    • Gear Carriage rode on McMaster Car linear slides
  • Hanger
    • Hook velcro drum meets loop velcro rope for touch and go climb
    • Hanger mounted on a pivot for smooth climb and great center of gravity placement
    • Powered by 1 CIM motor through a 50:1 gearbox
    • 4 second climb