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2018 Power Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Game Description:

This 2018 our robots and team are stuck in an arcade game! Robots must control switches and scales by placing power cubes on them, humans can use Power Ups for extra advantage during the game, and robots climb at the end to face the robot boss and escape the game.

 

 

Design Solution:

For the 2018 Power Up game, and team 2996's 10 year anniversary, we have made our robot Rocky! Being one of our bigger robots, Rocky weighs almost 120 pounds. The drive train is a 6 wheel 1/8 inch drop center, holding up the almost 54 inch tall bot. During matches it can reach up about 7 feet to place cubes as high as we can get on the scale. The roller intake system consists of 4 wheels to pick up the power cubes, which are then raised by the lift mechanism to the switches and scale. In hopes of facing the boss during endgame the robot climbs with a hook. Rocky is ready to Power Up this season!

 
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