July 2, 2014
Small kit based ones with custom machined parts to meet specific challenges.
Standardized parts are great for learning and rapid prototyping but can constrict your design significantly. My experience is that machining gets you closer to effective designs that meet or exceed performance specs. Our team uses both.
Yes. I'm interested in mentoring the team to be successful competing and have fun learning from the experience so the students are inspired to pursue careers that require creative problem solving skills.
I mentor a competitive high school robotics team and would like to keep up with the latest breakthroughs and best practices in robotics.