Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 24

How to Calculate the Sloppiness of a Wheel on an EV3 Motor

This video will teach you the mathematical process for calculating the sloppiness, or “slop distance” of a given wheel when placed on an EV3 motor. Slop distance if an important metric to mind because it is different depending on your wheel choice. The higher your slop distance is, the less accurate your robot’s motion will …

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Sep 17

Make a Claw and Lift Mechanism for your EV3 Robot

This EV3 tutorial will help you make a claw and a lifting mechanism for your EV3 robot. This will be helpful for building WRO or FLL robots. Included in this video is a step-by-step build of the worm gear claw and some tips for building a conveyor-style lift mechanism, as seen on my WRO robot, …

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Sep 10

The Best Wheels for an FLL or WRO Robot (Part 2)

What are the best wheels for an FLL or WRO robot? This video will offer more information in addition to the previous installment, which will help you make this decision. Based on the information in this video, you will be able to choose the best wheels to suit your specific robot. My Patreon supporter(s) for …

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Sep 05

When is Copying Robot Designs for Competition Bad?

Today’s video is going to cover a very important topic, and that is when is it okay to use a copied robot design in a competition? This is an important topic, as failure to be wary of this can lead to disqualification. It is fine to use my tutorials for advice, it is okay to …

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