Dominant Mode (3 lbs)

3-pound Combat Robot intended to ruin everyone.

Dominant Mode as it competed in Robot battles 42

Weapon 21k RPM, 12oz hardened steel drum
Batteries 4s1p 1000mAh Lithium Polymer Pack
Drive Motors 2x KW series motors mated with 10:1 spur gearboxes
Weapon Motors Custom wound in-drum Brushless motor
Materials 6Al-4V Titanium, Polycarbonate, G10-FR4 Garolite, 2024 Aluminum,
4130 and 8630 Steel.
Drive Controller Eagle Hi-Tech 3-9 ESCs (Beta Release BB3-9's)
Weapon Controller Turnigy Plush 40A ESC
Communication Spektrum Dx6i with AR6115e
Top Speed 7.5 mph, 11 fps

Dominant Mode represents the peak of my engineering skill in design and manufacturing. No expense was given when designing this robot and it has performed as expected. All who must face Dominant Mode, be afraid!


Select pictures
Electronics Unit.

Electronics unit installed in the robot.


Comparison to Cake, the old 3-pound champion.

Machining of the stator mount.

Stator mount installed in the robot


Stator wound.

Stator beside the magnet can.


Practice piece and final drums after hardening.


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