The GeaRunners were built in the fall of 2017 to be used as driver training robots using the 2017 gear gamepiece.
The Robonauts PACbots, named after PAC-MAN ghosts, are drivetrains with modular frame rails used for prototyping, driver training, demos, and defense training. The first generation of PACbots were built in 2009 and the current generation was built in 2015.
Built for the 2018 season this pit workbench was designed to separate into sections that could all fit under a standard charter bus.
Perpendicular Drop Drive
Built in the 2014 off-season, the perpendicular drop drive is a actuated omi-wheel perpendicular to the main drive wheels that is driven by one side of the drivetrain. This mechanism allows for very quick rotations with a west-coast drive.