Post Tagged with: "HiTechnic"

  • Fun with the AnyWays

    Fun with the AnyWays

    Experiments December 3, 2011 10:06 5 comments

    Last Thursday Laurens Valk came over to chat and play.  We thought it would be fun to try and do something with our AnyWays, Laurens had brought his with him.  We thought it would be fun to make one follow the other. We’d use the HT IR Ball as a […]

     
  • Rotacaster wheels now available from HiTechnic

    Rotacaster wheels now available from HiTechnic

    Ramblings November 14, 2011 08:42 2 comments

    HiTechnic have started selling the Rotacaster wheels now as well.  That’s great news for people who live State-side.  Now you won’t have to worry about US customs intercepting your nice wheels and using them for something themselves. HiTechnic is selling them in packs of two and you can get right […]

     
  • HiTechnic SuperPro: What product to get?

    HiTechnic SuperPro: What product to get?

    Sensors November 1, 2011 08:08 no comments

    If you’re keen to get started with the new HiTechnic SuperPro you may be a little confused as to which kit to get.  It comes in three product versions and depending on your skill or arsenal of electronic components, you can now pick the one that suits your needs best.  […]

     
  • Additional info on HiTechnic SuperPro Board

    Additional info on HiTechnic SuperPro Board

    Sensors October 28, 2011 17:17 4 comments

    John Hansen has written a very nice article on the new HiTechnic SuperPro board over on the Mindboards blog. He’s been very busy creating a new compiler for this board to allow you to write custom program in BrixCC to upload to this board.  There is a lot of information […]

     
  • New from HiTechnic: NXT SuperPro Prototype Board

    New from HiTechnic: NXT SuperPro Prototype Board

    Sensors October 27, 2011 21:28 3 comments

    HiTechnic have released their latest creation: the NXT SuperPro Prototype Board.  It’s a like the old Prototype Board (which seems to be gone from the website now) only much, much more advanced.  You can actually hook this thing up to your USB port and reprogram it to do what you […]

     
  • Night Time is the Right Time

    Night Time is the Right Time

    Ramblings August 14, 2011 19:17 no comments

    Cool picture of my NXT illuminated by the Dexter Industries’ upcoming 6-DOF IMU’s U-R-Blind LED™. The red light is the power strip’s main switch and the green in the foreground is the light on the HiTechnic Super Sniffer, an I2C protocol analyzer.

     
  • Exposed: HiTechnic Barometric Sensor

    Exposed: HiTechnic Barometric Sensor

    Exposed, Sensors August 4, 2011 15:00 no comments

    What’s this?  Two Exposed posts in two days?  What is this madness? To be honest I’ve been wanting to cut HiTechnic’s new Barometric Sensor open since I got it a while back.  I held off while it wasn’t on sale yet since I couldn’t really write about it anyway.  However, […]

     
  • Exposed: HiTechnic Tetrix Controllers

    Exposed: HiTechnic Tetrix Controllers

    Sensors August 3, 2011 20:05 5 comments

    This Exposed episode is brought to you by Team R.A.B.B.I.  My first thought when opening the envelope from them was “Oh wow, thanks!”  My second thought was “I wonder what these look like on the inside.”  It must’ve taken a lot of restraint but I managed to not open them […]

     
  • Thank You FTC Team 4466!

    Thank You FTC Team 4466!

    Ramblings August 2, 2011 15:37 1 comment

    I got a nice big padded envelope in the mail this morning from this year’s FTC Team 4466 (R.A.B.B.I.).  Inside was a really nice letter and a HiTechnic Servo Controller for Tetrix and a DC Motor Controller for Tetrix! It was a real pleasure working with you guys and thank […]

     
  • New from HiTechnic: a Barometric Sensor

    New from HiTechnic: a Barometric Sensor

    NXT, Sensors July 16, 2011 20:22 no comments

    HiTechnic have released a new sensor: a barometric sensor that can also measure temperature! If you ever wanted to make your own weather station, then this is perfect for the job! It measures the pressure in 1/1000th of an inch of Mercury, which can easily be converted other units like […]