Archive for category: VEX

  • VEX Cortex I2C NXT Cable HOWTO

    VEX Cortex I2C NXT Cable HOWTO

    Experiments, Sensors, VEX March 20, 2011 14:41 23 comments

    As promised,here’s an easy to follow HOWTO for making your own VEX Cortex to NXT converter cable for I2C sensors. Please keep in mind a few things: Do this at your own risk This won’t work with sensors that require 9V to operate This won’t work with analogue sensors Do […]

     
  • I2C on the VEX Cortex

    I2C on the VEX Cortex

    The VEX Cortex is a nice platform made by VEX Robotics. It is supported in two programming environments, one of which is ROBOTC. Much to my dismay, the master firmware does not support I2C, which is why ROBOTC does not support it. I don’t really like it when someone tells […]

     
  • A New Toy To Play With

    Robots, VEX January 2, 2011 22:44 3 comments

    These two packages arrived about 1.5 weeks ago, courtesy of the Robotics Academy as a thank you for some of the things I’ve done for them over the past few years.  You can’t even imagine how amazingly grateful I was! This is a complete VEX Cortex Super Bundle, that sells […]