Disco Cube
  • 4 Wheel Tank Drive
  • 4 Cube Intaker
  • Closed Loop Encoder Positioning
  • Closed Loop Potentiometer Arm Positioning
DescriptionPrincipal Data

Robot stacks 3" foam cubes on triangle goals. During autonomous the robot scores 2 cubes and collects cubes from the ground and attempts to score on other goals. Team won the Houston VEX Regional (with 1429) and the Programming Skills Challenge.
length 18in
height 18in
width 18in
speed 1.5 ft/sec


Processor PIC 18F___ AKA - VEX Robot Controller

Sensors VEX Quadrature Encoders for Distance Tracking
VEX Poteniometer for Arm Positioning
VEX Limit Switch for testing modes
Software RobotC programming

Power VEX 7.2V NiCAD Battery

Drive Type Two Vex Motors geared 1:1 by chain/sprocket with 4" VEX wheels.
Tank Drive

Body The arm uses latex tubing to assist two vex motors to lift the arm.

A-Team Detailed Pictures Side View , Back View , Front View , Right View,

A-Team Arm Up Front Up View , Side Up View , Iso Up View ,

B-Team Detailed Pictures Left Side View , Back View , Right Side View , Left Isometric View , Right Isometric View

Competition Pictures VEX Houston Pictures


Lamar High School Students
Andrew Lynch, Christina Lam