Lego Mindstorms Sensors

  • dGPS

    GPS – The Dexter Industries GPS is a GPS unit manufactured for use with the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT. The sensor calculates positional and navigational data. It then delivers latitude, longitude, time, velocity, angle of travel, and navigational information such as distance and angle to a specified destination.   Getting Started Hardware: Connect the GPS unit to the NXT using...

  • dThermometer

    Thermal Sensor User Guide  V 1.0 What is the Thermal Sensor? The DI-Thermal Series by Dexter Industries is a line of temperature sensors compatible with the Lego NXT Mindstorms system.  The sensors offer an operating range of -50°C to 150°C. The thermal sensors provide an analog signal, which is read by the NXT hardware.  The sensor can be used...

  • dFlex

    dFlex – The dFlex is an analogue sensor that measures bending.  dFlex flexible sensor measure angular displacement, or bend, of the sensor.  The sensor bends and flexes with mechanical motion, sending a varying analogue signal back to the NXT. The dFlex can be mounted using Technic bricks, mechanical methods, Velcro, or 3M medical tape. Hardware: The basic dFlex kit...

  • dSolar

    The dSolar allows you to power your LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robot using nothing but the sun! This 9V solar power system is compatible with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT creations and includes everything you need to get started. Getting Started The easiest way to get started is to watch our Youtube video on the dSolar.  This quick 5 Minute video contains all...

  • NXTBee

    This manual outlines the use of the Dexter Industries NXTBee, NXTBee Naked, and NXTBee PRO.  This is the wiki version of the manual.  The older (and probably out of date) PDF version can be found here. Overview and Startup The Dexter Industries NXTBee sensor brings the Digi XBee radios to your Lego Mindstorms NXT system.   These high-speed long-distance radios...

  • dPressure

    dPressure Sensor Manual dPressure 250 – The dPressure 250 is a pressure sensor capable of measuring up to 250  kPa (30 psi) of pressure and gauge vacuum.  The sensor can be attached directly to the Lego Mindstorms NXT.  The sensor is easy to use and users can be up and reading pressures in seconds. dPressure 500 – The dPressure...