Author Archives: mattallen37

NXT Measuring wheel

Here is a measuring wheel I made using the NXT and a mindsensors GlideWheel-AS. The NXT displays traveled distance in mm, cm, M, in, ft, or yd, and will automatically show the proper number of significant figures. The only thing … Continue reading

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NXTChuck pong game

Here is a pong game I made for the NXT. It uses the NXTChuck to read a Wii Nunchuk, and uses the values as the user input to the game. In the video I was using two NXTChucks and Nunchuks, … Continue reading

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Mindsensors LightSensorArray scanner

This is a scanner I made, using the new mindsensors LightSensorArray. The LSA (LightSensorArray) has 8 light sensors spaced about 6.5mm apart. I used a sideways moving scan head, so that I essentially double the scan width resolution (take a … Continue reading

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Mindsensors Light Sensor Array

Mindsensors is working on a new NXT sensor, called a Light Sensor Array. It’s similar in form factor to the LineLeader that they have sold previously, but it doesn’t have a PID algorithm built in. Instead, it just gives you … Continue reading

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NXShield Lego Arduino Drivers V1.12 released

A while ago I removed a work-around that had been necessary, but I forgot to update the online files. It is now fixes in this V1.12 release (available here).

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NXShield Lego Arduino Drivers V1.11 released

I released V1.1 earlier, but soon after realized I had made a mistake in the calculation of ClassNXTSound::SoundLevel. I fixed the mistake in this V1.11 release (available here).

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NXShield Lego Arduino Drivers V1.1 released

I just released NXShield Lego Arduino Drivers V1.1. I added support for the Dexter Industries dIMU, and the Lego Sound sensor. Go to the NXShield Driver Suite page for a complete supported devices list, and change log.

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