Installing 3rd Party NXT-G Blocks Tutorial

Installing 3rd Party NXT-G Blocks Tutorial
Having trouble getting third party NXT-G Blocks installed?  We’ve had this video for some time, but wanted to make a step-by-step tutorial for installing LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 3rd Party Blocks. So we made a tutorial for installing 3rd party NXT-G Blocks. You can see the tutorial here. You can watch the video here. Did you ...

Fast Gyroscope NXT-G Blocks

For many programs, you may need to read the gyroscope faster than usual. Projects, such as the NXTWay, require a faster reading of the gyroscope than the original dIMU NXT-G blocks provide. We have provided a more advanced NXT-G block that reads very quickly, in less than 20 milliseconds. When you absolutely, positively, have to ...

New Sensor: dCompass 2

New Sensor: dCompass
Announcing the release of the new dCompass Sensor for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT! The sensor is a digital compass. Navigation has never been easier! You can see more about the dCompass: On the dCompass Page On the dCompass Manual Site Two interesting applications we’ll be writing more about in the coming weeks: a fully autonomous robot that that ...

New Sensor: Accelerometer + Gyro = dIMU

New Sensor: Accelerometer + Gyro = dIMU
New from Dexter Industries: an Inertial Motion Unit Sensor.  We combine the Accelerometer and Gyroscope into one sensor and 6 degrees of freedom.  Both sensors read on the x, y, and z axes. Below are two fantastic videos of Lego Mindstorms NXT Segways by Matthew Richardson and Laurens Valk. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXTBee Tutorial

NXTBee Tutorial
drgraeme.net just published   The tutorial is part video and part text, with some great examples.  It slowly walks you through how to setup the NXTBee, what the code is doing, and how to get it to work! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Altimeter for Lego MINDSTORMS NXT 2

Altimeter for Lego MINDSTORMS NXT
We’ve just updated our firmware for the dGPS and it now has functions for some new, important information.  When your Lego MINDSTORMS NXT powers up and plugs in, it can now tell you: Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Datalogging for Dexter Industries Sensors

Datalogging for Dexter Industries Sensors
We’ve added new NXT-G Blocks so you can start Data Logging with our educational sensors. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Update on NXT-G Blocks for NXTBee

Update on NXT-G Blocks for NXTBee
Andy has updated the NXTbee NXT-G blocks: they can now send strings, numbers, and boolean values.  They look great and can be downloaded here. Here’s a sneak peak at the insides. Again, great work Andy! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

NXT-G Blocks for the NXTBee Beta Released

NXT-G Blocks for the NXTBee Beta Released
Today we’re releasing the NXT-G blocks for the NXTBee for LEGO MINDSTORMS! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

New Workbook: Beginning GPS for NXT Robots 1

We’ve just finished our first workbook! This book is a full introduction to the basics of GPS and with hands-on activities and tutorials on how to use all of the features of the GPS Sensor with NXT Robots. This workbook was written to bring the GPS system to life and help students understand it, explore it, ...