Tag Archives: Mindsensors

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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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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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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