Category Archives: Dexter Industries

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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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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DIWIFI Weather with ROBOTC

During DIWIFI week 2 presented by Dexter Industries, one of the projects was a ROBOTC program that would use the DIWIFI to read the current weather, provided by Google. The program worked fine, but I made some modifications to improve … Continue reading

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NXShield dIMU Segway

This is a robot I built in attempt to make a working NXShield-M/Arduino Mega segway. It turned out better than I expected (it actually balances), although not perfect, as it is a little jittery at times. In order to use … Continue reading

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dIMU NXT Segway program

By request, today I finally got around to cleaning up the program for the dIMU Segway. It is based on the HTWay by HiTechnic, but I significantly modified it to work with the dIMU instead of the HiTechnic Gyro, and … Continue reading

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