Team Laptop Info

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Laptop Inventory

Laptop Number Intended Use Brand/Model Hardware OS Notes
1

Programming
Demos or Camps
Event Support

Inventor use in Shop

Small Lenovo i3 2.4GHz, 4G RAM, SSD Windows 10  
2 Programming
Camps
Event Support
Small Lenovo i3 2.4GHz, 4G RAM, SSD Windows 10  
3

Programming
Camps
Event Support

Small Lenovo i3 2.4GHz, 4G RAM, SSD Windows 10  
4 Programming and Ruckus/Rally Event Support only Small Lenovo i3 2.4GHz, 4G RAM, SSD Windows 10  
5 Programming Only Large Lenovo i5 2.4GHz, 8G RAM, SSD Windows 7  
6 Programming
Demos or Camps
Event Support
Battery Tester
Older, Large Lenovo Core2 2.4GHz, 4G RAM Windows 7 Battery test software
7 Programming
Demos or Camps
Scouting
Older, Large Lenovo Core2 2.4GHz, 4G RAM Windows 7 Scouting software
Controls Driver station of current year robot only Larger Lenovo Core2 2.4GHz, 4G RAM Windows 7  

Use Rules

Team laptops are on loan from the school district. They have all been setup manually, with a modest amount of time going into their setup and configuration. As you can see by the above table, the team uses these for many different things! With the above three things in mind, we ask that you please follow these guidelines for using the laptops!

  • Laptops are stored in technology office closet. This is the ONLY acceptable storage location with the sole exception being the current-year's robot controls and the labelled 'Controls' designated laptop. All laptops are to be returned with their power supplies to this location whenever not actively being used.
  • Laptops may only be connected to the Guest wireless network. School ethernet ports are off limits! Other school wireless networks as well!
  • If you need to use a laptop for an event or demo, it MUST be signed out. The sign-out is on the sheet on the door of the storage cabinet. NOTE: sign-outs MUST be approved by one of a select few mentors listed! This ensures that laptops are available for things needing them! Please plan ahead.
  • Look at the table above to find a suitable laptop for your intended use, and request one of those for signing out.
  • Laptops leaving the building must travel in a carrying bag designed for laptops. The team has three such bags - 2 backpack style and one tote style. Use them. Physical damage to laptops is the most common cause of them becoming useless!
  • Do not install or update software on the laptops unless cleared by one of the mentors listed on the sign-out sheet. "Questionable" software installation is the leading cause of problems with the laptops over the years. Software maintenance is time-consuming!


Software List

  • All Laptops (For General Use)
    • MS Office or LibreOffice
    • VLC media player (event music, demos, etc)
    • Firefox
    • Chrome
  • All Laptops (For Programming use)
    • Putty ssh client
    • WinSCP
    • Cygwin 32-bit
    • Eclipse CDT
    • Eclipse C++ FRC Plugins
    • Subclipse SVN plugin for Eclipse
    • Thunder cRIO C++ tools FRC plugins for cRIO controllers development (old FRC controllers)
    • Tortoise SVN
    • Java Development Kit
    • NI FRC Utilities
    • Microchip programming suite (for old old old FRC controllers)
    • Foxit Reader
    • FRC Radio Programming Tool
    • CTRE Phoenix Framework
    • Visual Studio Community C# 2015
    • Microsoft Silverlight
    • gvim editor
  • Scouting Laptop
    • Tableau
  • Battery Test Laptop
    • Battery testing software