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How to program VEX IQ precise turn with VEXcode blocks


In part one drive straight with proportional control of the mini series on how to make reliable programming skills in VEX IQ Challenge. If you haven't read that post yet, I recommend doing that and then coming back to this post. We will do a square test at the end of this post, which uses the drive straight my block from part one. 839 coding tutorial Precise turn code snippet for VEXcode Blocks. Create a my block for turn. Robot will carry a momentum and continue turning even after the stop command has been sent, so [...]

How to program VEX IQ precise turn with VEXcode blocks2021-01-16T08:56:03-05:00

How to make VEX IQ robot drive straight with VEXcode blocks


Mini Series - How to make a reliable VEX IQ programming skills with VEXcode blocks This is the part 1 of the mini series. Drive straight with proportional control Precise turn with VEX IQ gyro Robot skills challenge in VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) consist of Driving Skills Matches, which will be entirely driver controlled, and Programming Skills Matches, which will be autonomous with limited human interaction. In the programming skills matches, beginner teams have always struggled with unreliable autonomous routine. I have heard the same lines over and over again This worked yesterday. It worked [...]

How to make VEX IQ robot drive straight with VEXcode blocks2021-01-16T16:49:13-05:00

How to Choose Robotics Competition for Kids in 2021


VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) vs. FIRST LEGO League (FLL) vs. World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Are you a teacher or coach who would like to start a robotics team? Are you a parent who would like to put your kids in a robotics program? There are quite a few very popular robotics competitions in US and Canada, which one should you consider? This is complete comparison between 3 very popular robotics competition for kids between age 8 to 14 in US and Canada, VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC), FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and World Robot Olympiad (WRO). Let's dive right in. [...]

How to Choose Robotics Competition for Kids in 20212021-05-01T10:59:59-04:00

Team 839A is the New VEX IQ World Record Holder


VEX IQ Team 839A 2020 December Robot Reveal Presenting the latest edition of our world record holding robot in VEX IQ middle school world skills  standings leaderboard - Moon Walker. Our current official scores are Programming - 141 Driver - 210 Total - 351 Enjoy the reveal! About VEX IQ Team 839A Team 839A is a VEX IQ Robotics team from Markham, Ontario. Students on this team study engineering, design, and coding, competing in local competitions in Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and Toronto, as well as in international championships in the United States. The [...]

Team 839A is the New VEX IQ World Record Holder2021-01-13T15:52:43-05:00

VEX IQ Challenge “Make It Real” CAD Engineering Submission


Planetary Ring Gear with Outer Teeth Our VEX IQ Team 839A designed a swerve drive for VEX IQ but the motor wires would get twisted when it turned. To solve this problem, they designed a new ring gear that allows the swerve drive module to be able to do infinite spin and the motor wires are not twisted. This is part of the VEX 2020-2021 online challenge VEX IQ Challenge "Make It Real" CAD Engineering Challenge Sponsored by Autodesk® submission, details of the submission could be found here. Introduction Video CAD Render Video [...]

VEX IQ Challenge “Make It Real” CAD Engineering Submission2021-01-13T15:53:37-05:00
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