RoboCup Electrical 2012
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The Electrical System
The electrical system is all the electrical hardware and firmware used to operate the 2012 RoboCup team. It includes the host hardware, the wireless link, and the electronics for the each robot.
- On Board Control
- Kicker Electronics
- Base Station
- New motors
- Ball sensor upgrade
- Upgrade IGBTs, since we seem to be running more current through them than they are rated for...
- Using hall effect sensors to eliminate encoders
- All onboard processing
- Move back to a kicker board design similar to the 2008 design (except with chipping, efficiency, and durability upgrades)
- Make stuff easier to be transported safely (e.g. to competitions)...