Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 29

How Far Does an EV3 Robot Drive in One Rotation?

This EV3 tutorial is going to teach you how to mathematically calculate how far your robot will drive in one motor rotation, or x number of degrees. This is very helpful for FLL robots. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of September were: Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so much! My supporters …

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Oct 22

Advice for Aligning an FLL Robot in Base

Properly aligning your FLL robot in base before launching the program is crucial to the success of that mission. However, remembering where to place the robot for each mission can be very difficult. This video offers a piece of advice that will make aligning the FLL robot in Base much easier. My Patreon supporter(s) for …

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Oct 15

A Quick Tip for Countering Slop Distance

As discussed in a previous video, Slop Distance is a measure of the inconsistency that using a certain size wheel can bring onto an EV3 robot. The taller the wheel, the greater the slop distance. This video will offer advice on how you can use your EV3 sensors to minimize the negative effects of slop …

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Oct 08

How to Tackle the Surprise Missions in WRO Regular Category

Surprise missions are very important for anyone who is competing in the WRO regular category. Often, it can mean the difference between success and failure. This video will offer 5 tips that will help you when you are faced with these surprise missions on the day of the competition. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than …

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Oct 03

EV3 Grunt – EV3 Creations

EV3 Grunt is a walking, bipedal alien built with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. He has tons of awesome features, cool mechanical design and some awesome EV3-G AI programming to bring him to life! The song used is “Servants” by Jahzzar. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of September were: Turnabout Akamia. Thank …

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Oct 01

The Truth about the EV3 Gyro Sensor

This video will share some very important details about the EV3 Gyro sensor. It will discuss how the Gyro works and what it was designed for, as well as why it can sometimes give inaccurate angle readings. Special thanks to Laurens Valk for helping with the video! My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for …

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