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I’ve have built my first LEGO Mindstorms NXT Plotter (printer) which is programmed with RobotC. The plotter draws pictures by drawing whole lines, known as vectors. An X–Y plotter is a plotter that operates in two axes of motion ("X" and "Y") in order to draw continuous vector graphics. The term was used to [...]
This was to be Part 4/5 of my Melon Factor Project, for the NXTLog FoodFactor Competition for May 2012. It's unfortunate, but time has not been kind. I had more important real life issues that dragged me away from the project. Link to this post!
Yet another Wi-Fi Add-on for the Lego® Mindstorms NXT development environment has become available. You can control your Lego® Mindstorms NXT creations from a computer, or from your smartphone. In control from a few meters away, or from across the other side of the world, is a reality with the HumaRobotics WifiBlock. The WiFiBlock is [...]
Here’s my ExoForce Wheeled Rover Mark II Chassis ready for the new Dexter Sensors.
Using LEGO® ExoForce Devastator Wheels (160mm D. x 28mm) to go Off-road with your LEGO® Mindstorms NXT Robots is a great idea, but as they are, they are pretty useless for a robot. This is due to the mount arrangement of the wheels hub mounting points. As mentioned in my previous post, 'Using ExoForce Devastator [...]
A pair of NXTBee Radio Modems for use with my LEGO Mindstorms Robots, arrived late this afternoon from Dexter Industries in the United States. I've been waiting for a while for someone to develop such a NXT add-on for me to play with. They only where in transit to Tasmania for 8½ day from the [...]
If you are the owner of a LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT set and have an Android smartphone and you want to have some fun with your robots, now you have the possibility with MINDdroid – for free! Link to this post!
Connie Kalcher Vice president, Customer Experience LEGO talks about open innovation, co-creation, lead users in relations to LEGO Mindstorms, LEGO Design By Me and LEGO Universe! Link to this post!
Christmas arrived early this year for me when the Postman knocked today with a package from Peter McKinnon containing a set of 4x 48mm Rotacasters with the Lego Axel adapters. At this stage these prototypes appear to have been worth every bit of development time they have taken up so far. The softer Durometer Type [...]