2017 – Botty McBothead

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Name

Botty McBothead

Named after Boaty McBoatface, a popular meme.

Status

In-Service

Season Record

  • Pioneer:
    • Rank 28
    • Record 4 – 10 – 0
    • Quarter-Finalist
  • Lansing:
    • Rank 13
    • Record 10 – 6 – 0
    • Semi-Finalist


Specifications:

Drive Train
  • West Coast Drive
  • (4) 6″ pneumatic wheels
Hatch Manipulator
  • (1) 4″ pneumatic piston for retracting
  • (1) 2″ pneumatic piston for hatch grabbing
  • Claws were inspired by Team 33, Killer Bees
Cargo Intake
  • Consistent surface speed across 4″ OD and 2″ OD rollers (~40 ft/s max)
  • (4) Mecanum Wheels for centering cargos
  • (1) 775-Pro with 3:1 gear reduction
Sideways Outtake
  • (2) 775 red line motor
  • (2) 4:1 reduction gear box
  • (8) 2.25 compliant wheels
  • Outtakes Cargo within 0.5 sec
Lift
  • Two-Stage continuous lift
  • (2) Neo Motors
  • 9:1 Gear Reduction
  • Max Height in 1 sec
Climber