BrickPi turns your Raspberry Pi into a LEGO® Robot. Your credit card sized computer enters the physical world. BickPi is a system that converts Raspberry Pi into a robot. The project is a board and case that connects LEGO® Mindstorms Sensors, motors, and parts to turn your credit card size computer into a robot. The [...]
ROBOTC has Joystick Controller stations built into the interactive debugger. "Joystick Control – Simple" is a debugger window to control the NXT via a Logitech USB remote control. "Joystick Control – Game" is a full featured Controller Station which is used mainly for FIRST Tech Challange or other competitions that are NXT or TETRIX based. [...]
Yes it 's another Holonomic Platform Robot, but this ones special. I built this Robot to celebrate a package that arrived in the post today from Australia. Yes, more omni-wheels to' Beta Test'. But these are monsters compared to the original 48mm (2") Rotacaters. These new [rotacater] measure 125mm (5") in diameter, and weigh in [...]
I have received a pair of Mindsensors' GlideWheel-Ms, Motor Controllers to Beta-Test. The GlideWheel-M is a motor controller for (PF) Motors that allows you to connect Motors to NXT Motor Ports. Using the built in encoder, the GlideWheel-M, allows rotational control of Motors. The GlideWheel-M is connected to the NXT Motor Port via NXT a [...]
This is Part 3 of my Melon Factor Project, which is part of my NXTLog Food Factor Competition Entry for May 2012. In Part 1 of my project, involved transportation of the Melons using a Forklift Truck to transport the boxes of melons from the delivery depot to the processing plant. Part 2 of my [...]
This is Part 2 of my Melon Factor Project, which is part of my NXTLog FoodFactor Competition Entry for May 2012. In Part 1 of my project, for the transportation of the Melons I had them in 'Bottom Drop' Boxes. I used a Forklift Truck to transport the boxes of melons from the delivery [...]
After the proof of concept with Mark I, I have totally rebuilt the chassis using 12x Rotacasters in pairs.
Lookout NASA, you have Rover competition. And it uses the amazing Rotacaster Omni-wheels for unsurpassed manoeuvrability in confined spaces. The Mars Rotacaster Rover is based on the current NASA Mars Rovers with their unique suspension set-up. Link to this post!
Part I Lookout NASA, you have Rover competition. And it uses the amazing Rotacaster Omni-wheels for unsurpassed manoeuvrability in confined spaces. There is no need of a steering mechanism to turn the Rotacaster Rover thanks to the unique wheel design. NASA Mars Spirit Rover I've had a few attempts, going back to the days of [...]
After receiving my NXTCam a couple of days ago, I experimented with it for an hour or so initially before turning in for the night. The next morning, I found my NXTCam's Firmware didn't like being woken from it's slumber! I found Deepak Patil of Mindsensors extremely helpful in getting me pointed in the right [...]
The Wii Nunchuk is designed to work together with the Wii Remote on the Wii console. Contoured to fit perfectly in your hand, the Nunchuk adds extra buttons, an analogue joystick, and additional motion-sensing control to expand the game play possibilities. It is also an I2C type device which makes interfacing to the Lego Mindstorms [...]
The Wot-Wot Biscuit Barrel Alarm features my Lego Mindstorms NXT High Voltage A.C. Appliance Controller, which allows you to turn on-and-off your Household mains powered equipment such as lights, radios, heaters, etc. via your NXT Robot. This project needs a lot of care during construction due to the Voltages involved. 120-240V A.C. KILLS! Only [...]
This Lego Mindstorms NXT Appliance Controller allows you to turn on-and-off your Household mains powered equipment such as lights, radios, heaters, etc. All via your Robot. Using this Controller in conjunction with a Lego Temperature Sensor you can control your aquarium, and even as a incubator control to hatch out bird eggs. This [...]
I purchased on of Mindsensors' 8 Channel Servo Controller for NXT (NXTServo-v2). I found 6 x 9gram Micro Servos for around $20 on eBay. I am quite amazed with the amount of torque out of something half the size of a matchbox. The next thing was to come up with a method of interfacing the [...]