Pop Quiz 2

Pop Quiz 2

Pop Quiz 2 uses a custom made brushless DC motor direct driving a horizontally mounted 12″ titanium bar blade, and is one of the lowest profile 1lb Antweights with an active weapon. The ultra-low design is hard to flip over or get under, though it has been known to happen. It is also armed with a sloped wedge front as defense and backup weapon and acts as a pushybot well.

Pop Quiz is the bot I use whenever I need to show someone the concept of “combat robots” due to its portability and highly visible weapon.


Pop Quiz 1.0

Weapon 12″ x 1.5″ x .075″ 6AL-4V titanium bar blade
0.7″ blade height measured from ground
Chassis 5.5″ x 5.2″ base, 0.375″ height.
UHMW Polyethylene, 1/32″ carbon fiber
Mechanical 4 custom 3″1 gearboxes with modified slot car motors
2ft/s top speed
Four wheel drive
Direct drive weapon reduces complexity and weight
Electrical Futaba 75mhz FM-PPM radio control
14.8v 480mAh lithium ion polymer battery
Modified Scorpion-Mini motor controllers
Custom machined and wound 3 phase brushless motor
Competition The Capital Offense III – Tallahassee 2005
Battle Beach IV
Dragon*Con Atlanta Robot Battles 2006
Robot Fighting League 2006 National Championship
Daytona Area Robot Tournament 2006
Robot Battles 2008

Pop Quiz 2 build reports can be found in its category.

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