Tag Archive: sirius

Sep 14

FLL Robot Wheels – Evaluating the Compatibility of New Wheels with Sirius

Sirius is a very popular FLL robot design that many beginners choose to start off with. It has a lot of great features and qualities that make it unique and a great starting point for an FLL. However, one flaw in Sirius’ design is that its tall motorcycle wheels are just a tad too short, …

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Sep 07

The Best Wheels for Your FLL Robot – Two New Tests You Can Try

Wheel choice is a crucial part of an FLL robot design. This week, I’m re-opening the discussion and introducing two new tests you can try that will help you determine the relative traction of different types of wheels, and ultimately allow you to decide what kind of wheels you should use with your FLL robot. …

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Jun 30

Sirius 1.2 – Same FLL Robot, More Obtainable Parts

Announcing the release of Sirius 1.2, a modified FLL robot on the Downloads page of my website (builderdude35.com). This robot is a slightly altered version of my original FLL robot, Sirius. This version has been modified to use more obtainable motorcycle wheels and NXT motors. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month …

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Sirius 1.2 LDD

Jun 27

Sirius, an FLL Robot – EV3 Creations

Sirius is an FLL robot made with LEGO Mindstorms EV3. It is jam-packed with awesome features, such as line following, line squaring, dog gears and more! Thanks to dluders for creating the renderings in this video! The songs used in this video are “Heartbreaker” by Jahzzar and “Evil Bear Boris” by Fight Club.     …

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