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IR Info and More


First Look at the IR Beacon

Ken Johnson’s blogged a bit about the IR beacon at the FIRST Tech Challenge blog – it looks like new teams can each get one beacon at a greatly reduced cost sometime next week, which should help immensely with practices!

There’s some mention of forming polycarbonate sheeting, too, with a reference to a “how-to” film that ran last year. Here’s a TDT Tip though: Sometimes it’s a lot easier to cold bend the stuff!

Cold Bending Polycarbonate last year

Cold Bending Polycarbonate last year