• Robots Live European Heavyweight Championships 2013

    The European Heavyweight Championships hosted by Robots Live! at Norwich 7th to 8th September 2013

    Competitors (Countries)
    Air (UK)
    Alien Destructor (Netherlands)
    Beast (UK)
    Behemoth (UK)
    Big Nipper (UK)
    Bulldog Breed (UK)
    Bullfrog (Netherlands)
    Cherub (UK)
    Dantomkia (UK)
    DTK (UK)
    Dystopia (UK)
    Eruption (UK)
    Faux (Netherlands)
    Gravity 5.3 (Netherlands)
    Iron-Awe 5 (UK)
    Iron-Awe 7 (UK)
    Kronic (UK)
    Luzifer (Germany)
    Maelstrom (UK)
    Manta (UK)
    Meggamouse (UK)
    Ripper (UK)
    Saint (UK)
    Storm 2 (UK)
    Tanto (UK)
    Terrorhurtz (UK)
    Tiberius (UK)
    TillyEwe 3 (UK)
    Titan (UK)
    Tomahawk (Belgium)
    Toon Raider (UK)
    Tough As Nails (Netherlands)
    Toxic 2 (UK)
    TR2 (UK)
    Turbulence (UK)
    Weird mAlice (UK)

    Seeds
    There was 12 seeded robots for the competition all were seeded due to performance ratings from previous events.

    1. Big Nipper (UK)
    2. Iron-Awe 5 (UK)
    3. Eruption (UK)
    4. Terrorhurtz (UK)
    5. Ripper (UK)
    6. Turbulence (UK)
    7. Kronic UK)
    8. Storm 2 (UK)
    9. Behemoth (UK)
    10. Tough As Nails (NL)
    11. Maelstrom (UK)
    12. Toxic 2 (UK)

    Competition format
    The 36 robots that signed up were split into 12 heats of 3 robots. The winners of each heat went through to the finals where the 12 heat winners fought in a knockout competition to determine the 2013 European Champion.

    Winners names are in bold

    Heat A
    Big Nipper (UK) Vs Alien Destructor (NL)
    NOTE: Faux was meant to be in the fight but withdrew

    Heat B
    Iron-Awe 5 (UK) Vs Tomahawk (Belgium) Vs Bulldog Breed (UK)

    Heat C
    Eruption (UK) Vs Gravity (NL) Vs TillyEwe 3 (UK)

    Heat D
    Terrorhurtz (UK) Vs Dantomkia (UK) Vs Toon Raider (UK)

    Heat E
    Ripper (UK) Vs Bullfrog (NL) Vs Manta (UK)

    Heat F
    Turbulence (UK) Vs Titan (UK) Vs Luzifer (Germany)

    Heat G
    Kronic (UK) Vs Weird mAlice (UK) Vs Beast (UK)

    Heat H
    Storm 2 (UK) Vs Cherub (UK) Vs Air (UK)

    Heat I
    Behemoth (UK) Vs Meggamouse (UK) Vs Iron-Awe 7 (UK)

    Heat J
    Tough As Nails (NL) Vs DTK (UK) Vs TR2 (UK)

    Heat K
    Maelstrom (UK) Vs Dystopia (UK) Vs Tanto (UK)

    Heat L
    Toxic 2 (UK) Vs Saint (UK) Vs Tiberius (UK)

    Finals
    Round 1
    Big Nipper (UK) Vs Iron-Awe 5 (UK)
    Eruption (UK) Vs Terrorhurtz (UK)
    Manta (UK) Vs Titan (UK)
    Kronic (UK) Vs Storm 2 (UK)
    Meggamouse (UK) Vs TR2 (UK)
    Maelstrom (UK) Vs Toxic 2 (UK)

    Quarter-Finals
    Eruption (UK) Vs Iron-Awe 5 (UK)
    Kronic (UK) Vs Manta (UK)
    Meggamouse (UK) Vs Toxic 2 (UK)

    Loser's Melee
    Iron-Awe 5 (UK) Vs Kronic (UK) Vs Meggamouse (UK)

    Semi-Finals
    Toxic 2 (UK) Vs Meggamouse (UK)
    Eruption (UK) Vs Manta (UK)

    Final
    Toxic 2 (UK) Vs Manta (UK)

    2013 European Heavyweight Championship Winner: Toxic 2 (UK)
    Second Place: Manta (UK)
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    RogueTwoRobots

    FW- Crash Course

    The motor wires aren't polarity sensitive, there's no positive or negative motor wire. Just hook them up to the motor and if it spins the wrong way, flip

    RogueTwoRobots Today, 18:27 Go to last post
    McMullet

    FW- Crash Course

    I think the general deal with ESCs is the labelled + and - are for the battery to plug in (as they have to be in the right polarity - i.e., if you wire

    McMullet Today, 18:21 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    I would say the M1 and M2 wires are the motor wires then. It is logical to say that blue, in that arrangement, is positive.

    Ocracoke Today, 18:17 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    yeah the m1 m2 is where the black and blue wire is, the escs never came with instructions or diagram.



    hope to have the chassis

    BCartz Today, 17:56 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    You are correct about the grey wires being the aerials for the receiver. The blue wire on the ESC I think is the motor + wire, though worth checking a

    Ocracoke Today, 16:59 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    just because the receiver has 2 grey wires on the top but plastic tops so guessing they are Ariel, also guessing on the escs the blue wire is the positive

    BCartz Today, 15:13 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Usually yes. There are some that don't supply voltage to the receiver but they are relatively few and far between in my experience.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 22:50 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    Drill driver gearbox assemblies for sale soon.

    Oh yeah, never rely on it being solid in the past as the screw mounts can crack/split/shear etc but it's nice just to be able to sit a motor/gearbox down

    RogueTwoRobots Yesterday, 13:25 Go to last post