2012 FRC Robot Control System Information
For information from National Instruments, view the NI Control System Training Material
Information on how to fix the DB37 cable provided in your Kit.
For details on how to build a Benchtop Testbed for your Control System, read Getting Started with the 2012 Control System Rev A (updated 2/6/2012)
For information on how signal passes through your robot, check out:
For Details on how power moves through your robot, check out the Robot Power Distribution Diagrams on the Electrical page
For the differences between the two cRIO's, view the cRIO-FRC vs cRIO-FRC II FAQ
Information on motor controllers and relays:
Product information on the cameras that have been distributed with the Kits:
Product information on the Rockwell Automation Signal LED
More information on the FIRST supplied pieces of the Robot Control System:
Procedure for updating your Jaguar's firmware, which is only needed if you are using CAN. (Updated 1/8/12)
If you are using a 64-bit machine and using Wind River, here is information on installing V 3.3.1.
Here are links for software updates:
Here are the Control System Board design files.
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