#EV3Basic Using the Mindsensors Motor Multiplexer with EV3 Basic


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs discussed before, I am continuing to mentor for the All Saints’ College Robotics club, even though both my sons are now at university. I am also the Rescue Advisor on the Robocup Junior West Australian Committee for 2017.

Having a hobby that allows me to play with Lego and write software that actually does something physical in the real world is awesome. I would recommend purchasing a Lego Mindstorms EV3 set for any boy or girl that wants to learn to code while having lots of fun.

This sixth article covers using the Mindsensors Multiplexer for NXT/EV3 Motors with the EV3 Basic extensions for Microsoft Small Basic.

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#EV3Basic Using the Mindsensors Sensor Multiplexer with EV3 Basic


David Meego - Click for blog homepagePreviously on this blog, I have mentioned that I mentor for the All Saints’ College Robotics club and volunteer on the Robocup Junior West Australian Committee.

Combining my childhood love of Lego with my career as a software developer has provided me with an exciting, fun filled hobby. Using my knowledge to mentor primary and secondary school students and help them find a love of robotics and software development is extremely fulfilling and a driving force behind why I do what I do.

This fifth article covers using the Mindsensors EV3 Sensor Multiplexer with the EV3 Basic extensions for Microsoft Small Basic.

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#Robotics Using the EV3 Colour Sensor in RGB mode


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis fourth article covers a really cool trick for working with the EV3 colour sensor. It resolves a couple of issues that I discovered when I first started working with Lego Mindstorms EV3.

The Robocup Junior Australia Rescue competition uses tiles to create the line following course. The starting point for the tiles is the Robocup Junior Rescue Field mat from Modern Teaching Aids which can be used whole or cut into 15 tiles.

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#Robotics Designing and Building a Line Following Robot


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is my third article in a series on robot design and programming techniques. In this article I will be discussing how to design a line following robot including the positioning of the sensors.

Disclaimer: This article will use Robocup Junior Australia‘s Rescue (Line) Challenge with a Lego Mindstorms based robot as an example.

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#Robotics Programming a Line Following Robot – Part 2


David Meego - Click for blog homepageHere is my second article in a series on robot design and programming techniques. In this article I will be discussing how to make a robot follow a line with two sensors. I will be discussing some of the different methods and explain the pros and cons of each.

Disclaimer: This article will use Robocup Junior Australia‘s Rescue (Line) Challenge with a Lego Mindstorms based robot as an example.

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#Robotics Programming a Line Following Robot – Part 1


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWelcome to my first article in a series on robot design and programming techniques. I thought I would start with an article discussing how to make a robot follow a line with a single sensor. I will be discussing some of the different methods and explain the pros and cons of each.

Disclaimer: This article will use Robocup Junior Australia‘s Rescue (Line) Challenge with a Lego Mindstorms based robot as an example.

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Welcome to the Robotics Portal


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am pleased to announce the creation of the Robotics Portal on the Winthrop Development Consultants blog site.

As I publish more articles related to robotics and development using the EV3 Basic extensions to Microsoft Small Basic, I thought it would be useful to gather everything together into a portal.

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