2019 - Janus

Our 2019 robot is named Janus and its name is due to its “two faces”. One side is the Hatchtake and the other side is the Cargotake.


•  Quick Cargotake that can pick up from ground and Loading Station
•  Self-centering Hatchtake that grabs on tightly
•  Fast driving built for many continuous cycles
•  Vision programs to center hatch placing

Cargotake Specs:
•  3, 4” green compliant wheels and 2, 4” V2 omni wheels
•  Dual bag motors to raise arm to cargo-placing heights
•  Durable polycarbonate and aluminum frame
Drivetrain Specs:

•  6 Wheel AndyMark 14U4 Long Chasis
•  6 high grip, durable wheels meant for driving off Level 2 HAB
•  2 Toughbox Mini Gearboxes to house 4 CIMs

Hatchtake Specs:

•  Pneumatic actuating hooks to grabs hatches
•  Pneumatic actuating rods to place/grab outside frame perimeter
•  Custom X-Carved and Waterjetted hooks and plates for ideal grabbing