Category Archives: NXC

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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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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NXTTouchPanel calculator

mindsensors is soon coming out with a very cool new product; a touch panel overlay for the NXT screen. Deepak sent me one to beta test (big thank you!), so right away I started programming with it. I started out … Continue reading

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Scaling number ranges

Often when dealing with numbers, it is desired to be able to scale them to a different range. This is especially the case when using sensor or motor values. For a while I just always hacked together something that would … Continue reading

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Mindsensors LineLeader Average Position Calculation

The mindsensors LineLeader is a great sensor for following a line. It uses an array of 8 sensors, and 9 LEDs to see the line. Not only does it allow you access to the scaled values from the sensors, but … Continue reading

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