Our Robots

Robot 2017

Bruce and Becker 2017

Drive Train:
• 8WD custom drive train
• Belt driven
• Drop drive system

Gear Intake Claw:
• Mini-Cim intake rollers
• Pneumatic raise/lower and arms

Climber:
• 1.8 second climb
• Velcro based wooden drum

Weight:
• 102 lbs.

Record

Overall- 21-11-0

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 11th 10-6-0
• Finalists
• Industrial Design Award

Buckeye Regional:
• Ranked 7th 11-5-0
• Winners
• Excellence in Engineering Award

Northern World Championships, Daly Division:
• 24th 5-7-0
• Quarter-Finalists

Indiana Robotics Invitational:
• Semi-Finalists

 

2016 Robot

Toast 2016

Drive Train:
• 8WD West Coast drive system with custom gearbox
• 8 in pneumatic tires
• All terrain

Boulder Arm:
• 2 van door motors on 6:1 ratio
• Single-mechanism harvester and shooter

Weight:
• 114 lbs.

Record

Overall- 18-23-0

Greater Pittsburgh Regional:
• Ranked 25th 7-8-0

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 23rd 9-8-0

James Buduson 2015

Drive Train:
• 8WD West Coast drive system with custom transmissions
• 6 in wheels  

Tote lifter:
• 2 mini cims fed a custom tough box 
• Lifted totes by handle 

Can Lifter:
• 4 bar linkage powered by dart linear actuator 
• Pneumatic claw 

Weight:
• 119 lbs.

Record

Average qualification- 130

Average playoffs- 168  

New York Tech Valley Regional:
• Ranked 4th
• Average qualification - 95
• Average playoffs - 159

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 10th
• Average qualification - 91
• Average playoffs - 154 

Tesla Division:
• Ranked 10th
• Average qualification - 150
• Average playoffs - 185

 

 

Oshie 2014

Drive Train:
• 8WD West Coast drive system with West Coast product single speed 3 cim transmission
• 4 in wheels, 2 centered wheels were wedge top, the outside were omni 

Shooter:
• Catapult style wench and dog gear to release to shoot the ball

Ball Acquisition:
• Has a wide harvester with 1.5 in pvc rollers with a 10:1 versaplanetary

Weight:
• 120 lbs.

Record

Overall- 35-32-1

New York Tech Valley Regional:
• Ranked 21st 6-8-0

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 5th 14-6-0

Championships, Newton Division
• Ranked 39th 5-7-0

 

 

Argon 2013

Drive Train:
• 6WD West Coast drive system with AM Super Shifters and Wedge Top Tread

Shooter:
• Could score high goal, low goal, or pyramid 
• 6 inch pneumatic wheel

Climber:
• 2 sets of hooks that could interchange between the horizontal bars 
• Shifted center of gravity to climb pyramid 

Weight:
• 120lbs 

Record

Overall- 21-15-0

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 13th 7-5-0

Buckeye Regional:
• Ranked 10th 7-5-0

 

 

Karl and Mark 2012

Drive Train:
• 6WD West Coast drive system with AM Super Shifters and Wedge Top Tread

Shooter:
Primary 2-point shooter (could score low, but not planning on it)
• Scores from the fender only- either in front or from the sides (4 scoring locations)

Ramp:
• Can push down the bridge to cross the field

Ball Acquisition:
• Has a wide harvester/collector that comes down over the front bumper, while it scores over the rear of the robot

Weight:
• 118 lbs.

Record

Overall- 44-18-1

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 2nd  14-6-0

Buckeye Regional:
• Ranked 2nd 15-0-1

Championships, Newton Division:
• Ranked 36th 3-6-0

 

 

Charlie 2011

Drive Train:
• 6 Wheel Drive – 2 Plaction, 4 KitWheels

Super Shifters:
• 4 CIM

Arm:
• 550 Motor
• Driving Timing belt and pulleys
• 12′ when fully extended
• Made from 80/20
• Can tilt back, move automatically or manually to post levels, floor, and human delivery

Game Piece Controller (“Grabber”):
• FischerPrice
• System of rotating rollers to control and flip up game pieces

Autonomous Mode:
• Place UberTube on top or middle post level.
• Minibot/ Minibot Deployment

Record

Overall- 34-17-0

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 12th  12-5-0

Chesapeake Regional:
• Ranked 5th 10-4-0

Championships, Newton Division:
• Ranked 21st 7-3-0

 

Eagle 2010

Drive Train:
• 8 Wheels – 4 Omnis & 4 Plaction
• Articulated Wheel Mounts
• 4 CIMs – also used for winching

Soccer Ball Control:
• Roller that is always spinning, except when kicking

Soccer Ball Kicker:
• 1 CIM
• Can kick from all zones

Hanger:
• Winch Mechanism powered by the same CIMs as the drive train

Autonomous Mode:
• Adjustable based on opponents, partners, and starting zone

Record

Overall- 16-15-5

Finger Lakes Regional:
• Ranked 18th  4-5-3 

Championships, Curie Division:
• Ranked 79 2-8-0