Archive for category: ROBOTC Driver Suite

  • Released: 3rd Party ROBOTC Driver Suite V1.5

    I’ve uploaded a new release of the ROBOTC Driver Suite. Version 1.5 has a couple of nice changes: Newly added: Drivers for Dexter Industries dFlex, dPressure and temp probe Test program for Mindsensors Touch Sensor MUX with HiTechnic Sensor MUX Driver for additional timers in ROBOTC Documentation changes: All drivers […]

     
  • Timing is everything!

    Programming the NXT is nice.  However, sometimes you run into limits that you think shouldn’t be there.  This morning I hit one of those and scratched my head: “How to fix this?”.  Normally there are 4 timers at your disposal in ROBOTC (this also goes for NXC, as far as […]

     
  • Released: 3rd Party ROBOTC Driver Suite V1.4

    A new release of the 3rd Party ROBOTC Driver Suite is out! Version 1.4 includes quite a number of changes and new drivers: Newly added drivers: Holit Data Systems Motor MUX Mindsensors Motor MUX Mindsensors Touch MUX Philips PCF8574 driver for Mindsensors Magic Wand and PCF8574 prototyping board HiTechnic IR […]

     
  • Stuff I’ve been up to

    It’s been a bit quiet here.  Mind you, this isn’t because I’ve been slacking.  Far from it, in fact.  I’ve been working on a new version of the driver suite with a number of new drivers and some other assorted goodies.  Some new devices that will be supported by the […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V1.3

    ROBOTC Driver Suite, Sensors February 17, 2010 11:58 6 comments

    Yet another new version (1.3) of the ROBOTC driver suite awaits your download from the usual source. Changes for this version include: New additions: Codatex RFID sensor driver + 2 test programs (thanks Sylvain + Oliver) Lego Temp sensor + 2 test programs (thanks Sylvain) Firgelli Linear Actuator + test […]

     
  • Mindstorms Power Scope

    Mindsensors was kind of enough to send me one of their prototype sensors, the Power Meter, to play with.  It’s a sensor that allows you to measure, among other things, the current and voltage of anything you care to connect to it (within limits, of course).  The first thing that […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V1.2

    ROBOTC, ROBOTC Driver Suite, Sensors December 10, 2009 17:34 2 comments

    A new version (1.2) of the ROBOTC driver suite awaits your download from the usual source. Lots of internal changes in this version.  I’ve been working on removing all the work-arounds that were necessary for ROBOTC pre-2.0 when there was no unsigned byte type.  Only ROBOTC 2.00 or higher is […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V1.1

    ROBOTC Driver Suite, Sensors October 30, 2009 21:32 no comments

    A new version (1.1) of the ROBOTC driver suite awaits your download from the usual source. Not as many changes in this release as with the previous one. Changes include: Added support for the Mindsensors Servo controller, up to 8 servos per controller. Added a new function to get the […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V1.0

    ROBOTC Driver Suite, Sensors October 6, 2009 22:01 no comments

    After a long time between releases, I am proud to present to you the latest version of the ROBOTC Driver Suite. The biggest new addition to this version is support for the new HiTechnic SMUX sensor. Adding support for this new sensor involved modifying almost every single driver for the […]

     
  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite RC6

    ROBOTC Driver Suite, Sensors August 1, 2009 23:34 no comments

    Another release with some changes and additions: HTAC-driver.h: Fixed bad registers Added HTACreadAllAxes(tSensors link, int &x, int &y, int &z) Removed HTACreadAllAxes(tSensors link, tIntArray &data) Changed HTACreadX, Y, Z to use by reference instead of as return value HTIRS-driver.h: Fixed wrong registers HTEOPD-driver.h: Added HTEOPDsetShortRangeNW and HTEOPDsetLongRangeNW, these don’t wait […]