Category Archives: Technic

NXShield line follower robot

This is a robot I made to test, and experiment with, the OpenElectrons NXShield-M. I am using an Arduino Mega as the controller, so I program it using the standard Arduino programming environment (with the NXShield library). The robot uses … Continue reading

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New NXT RC Twister 2.0 video

Here is a video my brother and I took yesterday of twister 2.0 This video shows more of it’s abilities, although it doesn’t show nearly all it can do 😉 When we took the video, the drive battery was almost … Continue reading

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NXT RC Twister 2.0

The last twister I made had major issues with the gearing. I broke three gears because of it. I realized that it was time to make a better one; thus twister 2.0 was designed. I didn’t want to gear up … Continue reading

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NXT RC Twister

I started building this vehicle the way so many of my projects start; trying to learn about and build a new mechanism. In this case, I started with the front drive train. I am quite impressed by the frame strength. … Continue reading

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NXT Technic clock

I built this clock, starting with wanting to try this new idea I had of using differentials for setting the time. The clock uses one RCX motor to power it (very efficient, and quiet). It uses an RCX rotation sensor … Continue reading

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