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Multimedia and Videos

Welcome to our extensive multimedia video galleries, where you can find dozens of videos from our team's history. But not all of these videos are just short clips, such as the millions on YouTube. Many of these videos have been cut and edited into short films between three and ten minutes long. As of late, we have even begun to take our video production to an even higher professional level, now filming everything in 16:9 widescreen. So from comedy to serious, technical to public relations, enjoy these many videos from our team's history!

Note: FIRST has granted our team permission to post official FIRST media here as digital archived materials in our Multimedia and Video pages. All official FIRST videos are copyrighted material by FIRST. All rights reserved.

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2005 Promotional Film

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Compiled from an entire year's worth of videos and pictures, here is what our team really does and what FIRST is all about. As one of the students on the team puts it - "God, I love robotics!".

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UTC New England Highlight Video

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The UTC Regional was one of our best Regionals ever. Gus Robotics remained in the top 5 seeded teams for most of the event, and set the two highest match scores of the event.

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Highest Scoring Match of UTC

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Watch the highest scoring match of the 2005 UTC New England Regional (with a score of 96 to 27), set by teams 195, 228, and 236 during our first elimination round (Semifinal match 1).

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The Final Elimination Round

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Here is the final elimination round of the finals of the 2005 UTC New England Regional.

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Loading a Tetra

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Watch as our human player runs out and loads a tetra onto the arm on our 2005 robot.

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Scoring a Tetra

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Watch as Gus 7 effortlessly scores a tetra during the 2005 UTC New England Regional.

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Stacking Tetras

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During the 2005 season, we were able to score five or six tetras every single match. Watch as we score one of these tetras.

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Capping Center Goal

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How high can your robot stack? Gus 7 was designed to stack up to seven tetras high on the center goal.

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AVA Team Animation

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Here's our 2005 Team Animation submission for the regional AVA award. Animator: Quintyia Buttram.

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2005 UTC New England Regional Match Videos:

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Watch all of our match videos from the 2005 UTC New England Regional Competition.

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Team 228's Television Documentary

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At the request of the local cable channel, the video footage of Team 228 was given to the video production club at Maloney where a 10 minute documentary was made. This video aired daily on the local cable access channel for two weeks in March 2005.

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Build Season, Weeks 1-3

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Short 2 minute video set to the James Bond theme song about weeks 1-3 of the 2005 FIRST robotics build season. Contains some funny clips, including when one student licked a grease-covered gear.

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Prototyping and Scoring a Tetra

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It's Day Three into the build and we rigged last year's robot with a hook to try to grab and score tetras. Five minutes worth of bending a rod into a hook and we got a tetra scoring robot.

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FIRST Kickoff Videos

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Here's the Entire 2005 FRC Kickoff webcast archive, as well as the except of the Intro video.

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Team 228 at a Glance

Location: Meriden, Connecticut, USA
Team Size: 25 Students, 10 Mentors
High Schools: Platt, Maloney, Wilcox Tech High Schools in Meriden; Lyman Hall, Sheehan High Schools in Wallingford
Rookie Year: 1999
Team Mantra: Contagious Enthusiasm!