Archive for June, 2012

Archive for June, 2012

  • Installing NXT-G 3rd Party Blocks for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT in NXT-G

    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.

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  • XBee Radio Tests Testing the trace antenna against the chip antenna

    Distance Testing the NXTBee

    We recently wanted to distance test the NXTBee.  In this post, we review some of the distance results of testing the distance of the NXTBee XBee radios for LEGO MINDSTORMS. The NXTBee has some major advantages over the Bluetooth module found on the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.  The advantages include:

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  • The NXTBee now with Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS

    NXTBee and Labview for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM)

    A few months back, Andrew Milluzi released Laview VI's for the NXTBee. This week we tested the NXTBee with LVLM, the LabView for LEGO MINDSTORMS (LVLM). We also are posting a few examples of LEGO MINDSTORMS programming to show how to use the NXTBee and LVLM.

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  • Winner: dSwitch For LEGO MINDSTORMS Giveaway

    Thanks to everyone who participated in our contest last week! We had some fabulous ideas that included . . .

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  • Free dSwitch Facebook Giveaway

    dSwitch For LEGO MINDSTORMS Giveaway

    To help announce our re-introduction of the dSwitch, we’re going give away a free one this week.  Wait, what’s the dSwitch?  The dSwitch is a controller designed to be used with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT hardware and software.   The dSwitch controls any appliance in your house, such as a light, a toaster, or anything else you can plug into a...

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  • The dSwitch for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

    (re)Introducing the dSwitch

    This week we are re-introducing the dSwitch for LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.  The dSwitch is a device that controls appliances such as a lamp, toaster, or other device with the LEGO MINDSTORMS brick. We ran out of dSwitch stock for a while, we used the opportunity to re-design it a bit.  The dSwitch now uses the PowerSwitchTail II to control...

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