Horsepower Robotics

Horsepower Robotics, also known as Team 4991, is a fifth year FIRST Robotics competition (FRC) team from Chartiers Valley High School in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. FRC is an international high school robotics competition in which robotics clubs worldwide have 6 weeks to build a robot that can compete in the game revealed at the beginning of each build season, which begins in January. Teams go to regional competitions to play in the game, and they have a chance to qualify at the annual World Championships in Detroit, MI and Houston, TX. The CV Robotics team will be competing at the Greater Pittsburgh Regional on March 22nd to the 24th.

Bojarski Auto

Flash

2018 Power Up Robot

SILVER CHARM

Last Year's Robot

Specs

Drive Train

  • 6-wheel Tank Drive
  • 4 CIM motors

Type of chassis

  • Andy Mark (am-14u3)
  • Speed
  • 12.1 feet/second

Focus

  • Gears & Climbing

Game Mechanics

Gears

  • Active gear mechanism
  • Uses pneumatics
  • Relies on human player to load
  • Max 7 gears per match

Climbing

  • We put velcro attached to a hex shaft on which the rope connects
  • 2 CIM motors for climbing
  • Takes about 6 seconds

Fuel

  • Our robot does not handle fuel

Autonomous

  • Can put a gear on any lift

Climbing & Autonomous

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