This week we want to share some data we gathered while running some tests on the new EV3 system. Using a DC Bench-top power supply, measuring down to the milliamp, we roughly measured the EV3 current consumption in different situations. The tabulated data provides an interesting place to start when estimating the battery lifetime of ...
This week we wanted to share a few projects that have already started coming out, using the BrickPi. These three projects were shared on our forums. Did we miss yours? Let us know about your project in the forums and we’ll add it in! Alpha “pi” Rex - The first humanoid project we’ve seen! Shellby ...
This week we learned about two amazing projects with the dLight LED system for the LEGO Mindstorms NXT. One is a high-tech indoor GPS system, the other is high art created with the dLight. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
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:Tweet
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:Tweet
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 ...
This week we’ve posted a quick tutorial to show how we connected an amazing little computer called the Raspberry Pi and some amazing LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT sensors. For those that haven’t heard, the Raspberry Pi is a small, $25 Linux computer, about the size of a (large) credit card. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
Dexter Industries is offering free shipping from our Amazon store for the next 20 days! Everything in our Amazon store will be shipped free until December 20th. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
Using the Dexter Industries WIFI Sensor, Simon has controlled a MINDSTORMS robot with his iPhone. A really cool video, details are to emerge soon! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet
Matt Richardson brings the ancient game of Pong back to life with the NXTChuck. Using two NXTChucks, he’s brought Pong back to life on the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet