• University of West England - Bristol Bot Brawl 2019

    Beetle Bot Brawl 2019 - Hosted at the University of West England

    Competition Format:

    First round melee from which 1 robot goes through. Losers go into a redemption 1v1 to meet the melee winners in a straight knockout tournament.

    First Round Melees:

    Zero Gravitas 1.758 (Winner) vs Dreadbin vs End Boss
    WeeWoo (Winner) vs Sosig vs Drizzle
    W I D 3 B O I (Winner) vs Maximum Ogredrive vs Nemo
    Futamishi vs ApexBW2 vs Ion (Winner)
    Sir Lance-a-Frog (Winner) vs Attitude Adjuster vs Koffin
    Crabsolutely Clawful vs Swag Demon (Winner) vs Phoenix
    Slap ‘n’ Dash vs Bourbon vs R.P.M (Winner)
    Let’s Dance! (Winner) vs Gear Down For What?? vs Suijin
    Puns & Roses vs S.C.I. vs K2 (Winner)
    Catalyst (Winner) vs Concrete Donkey vs Procrastination
    Incomplete Control (Winner) vs Bar-K-O vs Let The Good Times Roll
    8bit Castle (SUBOT) vs Rev 3 vs Tempus (Winner)
    Dwayne Nibley vs Brutal Barbra and Hardcore Henry vs Centrifuge (Winner)
    Hard Knox vs Nat20 vs Daedalus (Winner)
    Rest in Pieces (Winner) vs Saw Loser vs Bunny
    Pushy McPushface vs Zero (Winner) vs 2 Berg 2 Furious

    Redemption Rounds:

    Dreadbin (Winner) vs Drizzle
    Sosig (Winner) vs End Boss
    Maximum Ogredrive (Winner) vs Futamishi
    Nemo (Winner) vs ApexBW2
    Attitude Adjuster vs Crabsoloutely Clawful
    Koffin vs Phoenix (Winner)
    Slap ‘n’ Dash vs Gear down for what? (Winner)
    Bourbon (Winner) vs Puns & Roses
    Suijin vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    Concrete Donkey vs Bar-K-O (Winner)
    Procrastination vs Let the good times roll (Winner)
    8BIT Castle (Winner) vs Rev 3
    Dwayne Nibley (Winner) vs Hard Knox
    Brutal Barbra and Hardcore Henry (Winner) vs Nat20
    Saw Loser (Winner) vs Pushy McPushface
    Bunny (Winner) vs 2 Berg 2 Furious

    Round of 32:

    Zero Gravitas 1.758 (Winner) vs Bunny
    WeeWoo vs Saw Loser (Winner)
    W I D 3 B O I (Winner) vs Brutal Barbra and Hardcore Henry
    Ion (Winner) vs Dwayne Nibley
    Sir Lance-a-Frog (Winner) vs 8bit Castle
    Swag Demon (Winner) vs Let The Good Times Roll
    R.P.M vs Bar-K-O (Winner)
    Let’s Dance! vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    K2 (Winner) vs Bourbon
    Catalyst (Winner) vs Gear Down For What??
    Incomplete Control vs Phoenix
    Tempus (Winner) vs Crabsolutely Clawful
    Centrifuge (Winner) vs Nemo
    Daedlus (Winner) vs Maximum Ogredrive
    Rest in Pieces vs SOSIG (Winner)
    Zero (Winner) vs Dreadbin

    Round of 16:

    Zero Gravitas 1.758 vs Saw Loser (Winner)
    W I D 3 B O I vs Ion (Winner)
    Sir Lance-a-Frog (Winner) vs Swag Demon
    Bar-K-O vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    K2 (Winner) vs Catalyst
    Phoenix (Winner) vs Tempus
    Centrifuge vs Daedalus (Winner)
    SOSIG (Winner) vs Zero

    Round of 8:

    Saw Loser (Winner) vs Ion
    Sir Lance-A-Frog vs S.C.I. (Winner)
    K2 vs Phoenix (Winner)
    Daedalus (Winner) vs Sosig

    Semi Finals:

    Saw Loser (Winner) vs S.C.I.
    Phoenix vs Daedalus (Winner)

    Final:

    Saw Loser vs Daedalus (Winner)

    Full tournament video available at https://youtu.be/PSieLl18hog
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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