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The updated Kit of Parts can be found here.

Electrical Components:

  • 6 Gauge Wire – Used to wire the battery and 120 amp breaker
  • 14 Gauge Wire – Used to wire the motor to the circuit breaker. Handles up to 30 Amps
  • 18 Gauge Wire – Used with 20 amp breaker. Used to power the voltage regulator module (VRM) or the Pneumatic Control Module (PCM) from the power distribution Board (PDB). Also used to power the compressor from the PDP
  • 120 Amp Breaker – Power to switch on robot
  • Analog Module –  Allows various sensors, such as a potentiometer or a gyroscope, on the robot to be monitored.
  • Circuit Layout – Layout for the wiring
  • D-Link Radio – Signals programming to robot and back
  • Fuse Panel – Panel where all wires go to
  • Pneumatic Control Module (PCM) – Controls all pneumatics
  • Power Distribution Panel – Distributes power to robot
  • roboRIO – Central processing unit for the robot
  • Talon SR – Delivers power to motors and controls
  • Voltage Regulator Module (VRM) – Controls voltage

Drive System

Pneumatics

Motors

Other Resources

Information about robot transportation can be found here.

  • Safety Glasses
    • Use: Protects eyes from harmful objects such as metal
    • Description: Plastic glasses that guard the eyes.
  • Welding Mask
    • Uses: Used to protect your face from heat and sparks.
    • Description: A solid flip down mask with a see-through UV protected window.
  • Cloth Welding Sleeves
    • Uses: Used to protect lower arm area if wearing short sleeves from sparks and heat.
    • Description: Half sleeve thick cloth covering your arms.
  • Curtain Shield 
    • Uses: Blocks out sparks and flames.
    • Description:  A hanging orange translucent curtain.
  • Emergency Stop Button
    • Uses: Cuts off all the power and shuts down the machines in the room.
    • Description: A red button with “Emergency Shutdown” written above it.
  • Eye Wash Station
    • Uses: To clean out foreign objects and irritants from eyes.
    • Description: A sink base with two capped fountains.
  • Safety Tape on Floor 
    • Uses: The safety tape is used as a marker to show that all personnel must wear safety glasses past that point.
    • Description: Red tape on the floor indicating that you are in a work zone.

FIRST Safety Manual

FIRST Safety Home Page

Information about various types of tools can be found below: