Tetrix FTC. Introduction to collecting balls

One of the very common tasks on different FIRST Technical Challenge competitions is to collect objects. In this case, these are colourful specifically shaped plastic object or in simple terms - balls.

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  • 07 May 2017
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Collecting the balls

Collecting object on FIRST Technical Challenge Robotics competitions is just the first task of a series of missions to be accomplished. Usually, after collecting them you must also store them and then throw them to another place. 

For collecting the balls we would use a plastic plate connected on a rotating axle. 

FTC PushBot Modified Robot for Collecting Balls with Plastic Plate

These are buliding instructions for the FTC robot and collecting attachments with it. We are doing small modifications of the push bot