The Kitbot on Steroids is a simple and inexpensive drivetrain that is robust enough to last beyond the FRC season with minimal amount of maintenance. This drivetrain (or similar) has proven effective through numerous regional and district event wins by many teams.
SimPhone is a new comprehensive resource perfect for learning the fundamentals of competitive robotics.
This app is designed to lead teams competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition to success. SimPhone features all the sections of Team 1114, Simbotics’, Textbook for Success. Started in 2005, these sections are all focused on helping rookie and veteran teams to better themselves both on and off the competition field. SimPhone also includes the new, complete Kitbot on Steroids tutorial.
The Kitbot on Steroids assembly instructions comes complete with a step-by-step guide featuring high quality images and easy to follow directions.
We now have a detailed instructional video on how to assemble the Kitbot on Steroids. It is available in full 1080p to encapsulate every small detail to the bolt.
Using this video, teams can easily assemble the Kitbot in Steroids in just a matter of hours. Building a competitive FRC drivetrain has never been easier!
Bill of Materials
We have included a full list of parts as well as a convenient list using alternative wheels.
A CAD model of the Kitbot on Steroids is available for download, so you can easily incorporate it into your own designs.
One of the new resources in the Textbook for Success is our presentation on drivetrain design. This presentation explains many of the key principles of drivetrain design while highlighting the reasons that The Kitbot on Steroids is strategically correct for most teams.SimPhoneKitbot on Steroids Resources