The Fighting Robots Association is the governing body for robotic combat and competition. Featuring robots that have competed in Robot Wars, Battlebots, Technogames and others our members make up a strong community of roboteers dedicated to the sport.
    As a professional organisation established in 2003 we oversee the safety of the sport. In addition to maintaining rules for building, fighting and judging competition robotics we provide a community for our members including an online forum and website.


    Promotion and education of all things to do with robots, of all weights, shapes and sizes.
    To provide consistency with regard to open event safety, arenas and robot build rules.
    To centralise communications, in effect be a library of contacts and to promote the sport.
    To encourage the set up of regional meeting clubs, that are either part of the FRA or affiliated to the FRA.
    To endeavour to work with other countries associations for the betterment of our sport.
    To represent roboteer interests in negotiations with other bodies.
    To generally make the roboteers lot a better one.

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    ESC recommendations

    The fans on the Vyper (and Victors ) still are vurnable.

    Some of the ESC's have them to boost performance further (increased running time

    maddox10 Yesterday, 22:11 Go to last post

    ESC recommendations

    48v was tried each was fine but motors didn' like it... I'll try my lipo when they arrive

    katch Yesterday, 22:07 Go to last post

    ESC recommendations

    I am sure Foxic uses them when I last saw the robot, so definitely in the UK at the very least.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 21:48 Go to last post
    team death

    ESC recommendations

    Thank's for the info on the vyper Mark, but it's still a fan cooler
    so I assume it's vunerable to Combat impacts.

    I have just noticed

    team death Yesterday, 19:53 Go to last post

    ESC recommendations

    The Vyper uses a actual heatsink where the Cytron just blows onto the mosfets.

    I also believe the Vyper has bean used in combat bots both

    Maxamuslead Yesterday, 19:40 Go to last post

    ESC recommendations

    I think they have enough experience to be openly concerned for other builders. Who have not yet put up cash..

    I on the other hand already

    katch Yesterday, 18:22 Go to last post
    team death

    ESC recommendations

    It's interesting that experienced Roboteers are against fan cooled
    ESC's and there are more expensive fan cooled ESC's on the market

    team death Yesterday, 17:58 Go to last post

    ESC recommendations

    Depends on surface area and total mass. Color and material are also nice to know.

    For our application black anodised aluminium is the best

    maddox10 Yesterday, 17:07 Go to last post