Flipside (2018)

Flipside (2018)


Dimensions: 30”L x 27”W x 54.5”H

Inspection Weight: 112 lbs

Drivetrain: Two 4in Colson-wheels and one 4in Omni-wheel per side provide traction with good maneuverability. Custom 3 Mini-Cim ball shifting gearboxes allow gear-shifting on the field, providing options between speed and pushing-power.


  • Two-Stage Sideways Elevator: elevates the 180° wrist to allow cube placement on the third level of an uncontrolled scale.
  • Intake Claw: pulls in, clamps, and ejects cubes for transportation and placement.
  • 180° Wrist: mounted on the elevator carriage to flip intake to either side of the robot.
  • Climbing Hook: mounted on the top of the elevator to allow the robot to climb alongside a partner.

Autonomous Modes:

  • 3 cube near side scale – left start
  • 2 cube far side scale – left start
  • 2 cube switch – middle start
  • Numerous compatible options


Event:Final Seed:Quals Record:Draft Position:Result:Awards:Photos:Match Playlist:
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