Eurobot 2017/2018 – Competition Day 2

Dear Diary, I only caught some sleep but I was allowed to sleep in the bed of Mommy and Daddy. Breakfast was great and we were lucky that the bakery was open. Full of eclaires, we started working at home and then drove to the competition. We had to skip the first round because we … Eurobot 2017/2018 – Competition Day 2 weiterlesen

Eurobot 2017/2018 – German Preliminary Round

28th of April, Dresden, 7am. Tired but excited Team MAI gathers at breakfast before starting off to the University, where the competition will be held. We were stunned by the other teams equipment when we entered the workshop, where we would work on the code and the robots for the following two days. The teams … Eurobot 2017/2018 – German Preliminary Round weiterlesen

Exhausting weeks

We have daily meetings now. Yesterday we did some tweaking on the eurobot robot. The repositories received an update. Furthermore the automation panel is fully functional. Today we finalized the robot for Schüler bauen Roboter. Hot glue can be your best friend. 😉 Let's hope for a great competition...

Eurobot 2017/2018 – Hardware Test: Revolver Cylinder and Beacon Towers

Today we tested a few of the robot’s main functions. One of them is the cannon. This part of the robot shoots the balls (water) into the water tower. The loading process had a few problems. The balls didn’t fit into the spaces where they should fit. Another problem is that the balls did not … Eurobot 2017/2018 – Hardware Test: Revolver Cylinder and Beacon Towers weiterlesen

Eurobot 2017/2018 – Hardware Test: Driving

Yesterday we had a long testing period. Because of the different ground surfaces we tested on, our turn method works inconsistent. We decided to test in a classroom as its ground is similar as we expect it to be at the competition. Through many adjustments we managed to turn our bot precisely. We also fixed … Eurobot 2017/2018 – Hardware Test: Driving weiterlesen