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Escargo

Escargo




Robot Abilities

Drivetrain - 6 Wheel Center Dropped Drivetrain; 4 CIMs - Two speed custom transmission - Tank or Arcade z-squared steering




Ball Handling - Ball pick-ups on front and back for easy Ball collection. - Wide conveyor belts with cambered rollers - Rotating Turret to shoot balls into upper goal




Capabilities - Can go up ramps for bonus points




Sensors & Electronics - Optical Encoders on Wheels - Sharp Optical Distance Sensors for ball detection within robot. - Hall Effect sensors on shooter for speed control.




Special Features - Kit CMU Camera used to control turret to track the goal. - Camera also used to set shooter speed based on elevation of the target.




How Escargo Got Its Name

Escargo looked like a snail and it held balls, like a cargo.