A few weeks back we showed you a few things that we were working on. This included an Arduino Playstation Controller Adapter, an Arduino Shield for connecting your Playstation Dualshock Controller. We are releasing it into the wild! Did you like this? Share it:
This month we’re going to try something new. We recently set up an Endicia account, that lets us ship small packages at a very inexpensive rate. We want to give it a test run to make sure that, first and foremost, we’re not sacrificing service to our customers. To do that, we’re offering free domestic ...
Last week we held a small contest to see who could guess what our mystery projects were. This week, we reveal the answers, as well as the winner. Did you like this? Share it:
We’ve been working overtime on a few new projects. These prototypes are all in the experimental stage. Can you guess what they are? Guess what these things are below in the comments and next week, we’ll send you one of the comment makers, chosen at random, a free dCompass. Bonus points if you enter a ...
Aswin’s NXT time blog is giving away a free dLight set. All you have to do is respond on his blog by April 1st. We’re pretty sure this isn’t an April 1st prank; Aswin was the father of the dLight and helped us bring the dLight to fruition. Did you like this? Share it:
Let there be light! Introducing the dLight, Dexter Industries latest accessory for the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT! The dLight is an LED lighting system for LEGO robots. The multi-colored LED’s are programmable for color, power, and blink rate. Give your LEGO robot a bright future with the dLight! Did you like this? Share it:
Since we first got the Raspberry Pi, we have wanted to make a robot out of it. There aren’t many kits out there yet that let you do that (yet). This HowTo shows you how we hacked together a motor controller from the Raspberry Pi and used it to control LEGO MINDSTORMS Motors. Did you like this? Share it:
This week we got back to our hacking spree: we made an Arduino and LEGO MINDSTORMS talk. This weeks example gets the Arduino and the NXT Did you like this? Share it:
Andrew Milluzi just posted an in-depth article on using the NXTBee radios with Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM). He gives some great background information on data Throughput, Latency, and Speed. Check out his blog post here: http://08milluz.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/throughput-latency-and-bus-speed/ You can also find some software on his website for using the NXTBee’s and LVLM. While RS485 communications are ...
It’s almost time for RoboCupJunior competitions to start! Last year some fantastic teams competed, and some very successful teams used Dexter Industries Sensors for the competition. This year we’re offering the same discounts to RoboCupJunior teams competing. Did you like this? Share it: