We are a High School Engineering and FIRST Robotics Competition Team from St. Agnes Academy and Strake Jesuit College Preparatory located in Houston, Texas. Spectrum focuses on introducing students to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) while enriching our members, schools, community, and the world. Thank you to our Sponsors for your support.

We are a High School Engineering and FIRST Robotics Competition Team from St. Agnes Academy and Strake Jesuit College Preparatory located in Houston, Texas. Spectrum focuses on introducing students to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) while enriching our members, schools, community, and the world. Thank you to our Sponsors for your support.

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2020: Day 45 (plus a few of the previous days)Comp Robot is beginning to come together. IntakeNow with more polycarbonateShooter HoodPrinted and laser cut hood.Camera Mounts are progressingBuddy Climb MechanismThe deployment mechanism is progressing.More photos and videos can be found in our gal [Read More]

The CAD model has been updated on GrabCAD - https://grabcad.com/library/spectrum-3847-2020-ultraviolet-frc-robot-1Some of the electrical and pneumatics details are getting doneClimber Gearbox test fit is done, should be climbing by Saturday (with ace [Read More]

No Bag DayIt's a very good day, it's the first of hopefully many no bag days in future seasons.For anyone new to FRC and wants to know a few of the reasons why so many in the community supported removing the bag for many years here are a co [Read More]

2020 Day 37, 38, 39 - Design Review 6Design Review # 6Falcon 500 Tight PinionsHere is a video showing how we use the wire brush to make the tight press pinions slip on to the Falcon 500 shaft. We also have figured out that some of the pinions go on the shafts easier in one direction tha [Read More]

2020 Day 35 & 36IntakeWe are getting some 2.5" OD polycarbonate tube to test soon. But for now.ShooterThe shooter is still under development. We are trying to improve our spin-up time.The CAD currently looks like this. (only 2-4 of them will be staying there)He [Read More]

Really quick update today. We are moving along on revisions to CAD for the protobot so we can them fixed in time for competition robot production starting in earnest this weekend.We are moving to use a 3D printed pulley on our falcon shooters using a [Read More]

2020 Day 33: Losing WeightWe have been finding places we can remove weight from our robot. We need the weight to fit our climber on and possibly add more motors to our shooter.Weight savingsChange Flex Wheels to pool noodles - ~1lbRemove roller (3 to 2) - ~1lbRemove VPs in Fu [Read More]

CAD Updated on GrabCADGrabCAD Model LinkDesign Review #5Spectrum [Read More]

2020 Day 30 & 31: Super Bowl Watching and Robot BuildingChairman's Award and Woodie Flowers Award Submissions Due this Week.The Chairman's Award essay and questions and the Woodie Flower's Award essay are due Thursday, so we are hard at work on finalizing our submission.Please take the time [Read More]

2020 Day 29We have most of the protobot mechanically done. We found several issues with the design and things we will be changing on the protobot and improvements we can make to our competition robots. The electronics will be mounted tomorrow. We did get a few [Read More]

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