REV Robotics modules use connectors from Japan Solderless Terminals (JST) Manufacturing Co. This article provides an overview of the JST connectors as well as recommendation for manually crimping their contacts.
The Modern Robotics Color Sensor may need calibration depending on its intended use. For example, a calibration that works for distinguishing illuminated red and blue beacons may not be suitable for detecting a colored piece of tape. Here you'll find an OpMode and information that can help with the calibration process.
A number of teams have experienced an error that says "OpMode stuck in loop(); Restarting robot controller app." The short answer: upgrade to version 2.62 of the FTC App SDK. To understand what's going on, we need to dive into the SDK a bit.
Over time, the FTC Engineering team updates the FTC App SDK with new features and fixes. While they document the changes in short form in the repository's readme, here are the highlights and what they mean for you.
Some of the most popular motors and gearboxes are from the AndyMark NeveRest series. There are various gearbox options available from AndyMark, and a number of third party gearboxes can be used as well.