Pros and Cons

Tipping Point Intake V1

Pros:

  • We used 1, 200 rpm motor without any ratios to allow the rings to travel quickly

  • The intake can quickly and efficiently transport rings up the tray 

  • There is a hood at the top of the intake to guide the rings into the mobile goals

  • The intake fits right in between the two lifts without hindering any other components

Cons:

  • Shooting the rings in the same location may be inconsistent due to the ring positioning and flaps grabbing the rings in different places

  • The rings have a possibility of getting stuck inside the intake if grabbed incorrectly

  • Instead of redoing the intake, we added several rubberbands around the hood to rebound the rings into the pole.