Post Tagged with: "sensor"

  • Win a dCompass on Aswin’s Blog!

    Win a dCompass on Aswin’s Blog!

    Ramblings March 5, 2012 08:19 1 comment

    Not sure where to go?  Need a compass for your NXT? Then head to Aswin’s blog and you could win one of the new Dexter Industries dCompass sensors.  Entering is easy, just follow the instructions in the article! You’d better hurry though, the give-away closes on March 15, 2012, so […]

  • Dexter Industries dCompass

    Dexter Industries dCompass

    Sensors February 20, 2012 17:14 3 comments

      Dexter Industries seem to really crank ‘em out lately with all the new sensors.  This time they’ve made a really nice compass sensor based on the Honeywell HMC5883L 3-axis digital compass IC. I’ve had the pleasure of playing with this little beauty for a little while now.  A preliminary […]

  • Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.4

    Released: ROBOTC Driver Suite V2.4

    ROBOTC Driver Suite December 7, 2011 22:45 no comments

    More 3rd party 3rd party drivers Does a 3rd party 3rd party driver make it a 4th party? I’m not sure, you decide.  In any case, my good man Gus at HiTechnic has provided a very nice driver for the new HiTechnic Super Pro Board.  Thanks for that! I also […]

  • WiFi Week at Dexter Industries

    WiFi Week at Dexter Industries

    Sensors November 11, 2011 18:09 2 comments

    It’s been a super exciting and busy week over at Dexter Industries! To celebrate the official release of their WiFi sensor, they published an article each day on some of the cool things you can do with this new sensor. Friday: Connecting The Wifi Sensor to a Network The first […]

  • Released: Dexter Industries WiFi Sensor

    Released: Dexter Industries WiFi Sensor

    Sensors November 4, 2011 17:56 3 comments

    With a gestation period of a baby elephant but with the grace of a cheetah, Dexter Industries are proud to present their latest offering: the WiFi Sensor. You may remember me building a web server a while back that allowed you to fiddle with a motor over the Internet, now […]

  • 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.  […]

  • Mindsensors TouchPanel: Noise-a-Tron

    Mindsensors TouchPanel: Noise-a-Tron

    Experiments October 29, 2011 12:40 4 comments

    This is possibly the most annoying musical instrument in the world. My dogs weren’t all that impressed with it either.  It’s like the Theremin from hell without any of the redeeming features.  It is to music as ketchup is to pasta sauce. So it is not without some pride that […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mystery Sensor…

    Mystery Sensor…

    Sensors October 27, 2011 12:30 no comments

    I’ve been sent a new sensor by a company that is looking to enter the NXT sensor market.  I am not going to tell you what the sensor is but some of my readers already know as they’ve been sent one, too.  All will be revealed soon… Comments have been […]