Tag Archive: ev3

Oct 13

What is the Best EV3 Line Follower For You?

What line follower should I use for my EV3 robot? This video will give you all of the information you need to decide which line follower would work best for you, your robot and your situation. This video will compare a zig-zag line follower, a 2-sensor line follower, a proportional line follower, a 2-sensor proportional …

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Oct 08

The Grunt at 2016 World Maker Faire NYC

The Grunt, an interactive, bipedal EV3 humanoid, made an appearance at the 2016 World Maker Faire in Corona, Queens on October 1st and 2nd. All who stopped by were able to have a meet-and-greet with the EV3 Grunt and try out all of his fun features, like handshakes and “Hungry mode,” where he reacts to …

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Oct 06

PID Line Follower for EV3 – The Ultimate Line Follower!

  This video will teach you everything you need to know in order to program a PID line follower for your EV3 robot. In the video, I explain how to measure your target Color Sensor light value; I explain the three aspects of PID line following (Proportional, Integral, Derivative) and the math behind them; I …

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Sep 29

EV3 vs NXT in FLL – Is the EV3 Really Superior?

Does an EV3 really have an advantage over an NXT in an FLL competition? Today, I discuss using an EV3 or NXT brick to power your FLL robot. I discuss what advantages an EV3 may have over an NXT, and give suggestions on how an NXT team can compete against EV3 teams in an FLL …

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Sep 22

How to Program an NXT in EV3-G

Ever wondered how to program an NXT using the EV3’s programming language, known as EV3-G? This video will teach you how to unlock the benefits of programming using EV3-G on the NXT platform, as well as help you decide why you may chose to use EV3 programming. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for …

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Sep 15

How to Make your FLL Robot Drive Straight – EV3 Motor Encoders

Today, I will teach you how you can use the EV3 motor’s inbuilt encoders to make your FLL robot drive straight. The program we will make today uses the difference between the encoder values of the EV3 motors to keep an FLL robot tracking in a straight line. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 …

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Sep 08

Gyro Following – More Accurately Control your FLL Robot

The EV3 Gyro is an extremely useful sensor if you are building an FLL robot. Today, I will teach you how to make a program called “Gyro Following,” in which you can use the EV3 gyro to set the desired speed and angle you want your FLL robot to travel in, and the program will …

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Sep 01

Improve the Accuracy of the EV3 Gyro – 3 Simple Tips

Many people who have used the EV3 gyro sensor may have found it to have reliability issues. Today, I will teach you three important tips that will improve the accuracy of your EV3 gyro, one of which will be to teach you how to properly recalibrate the EV3 gyro. These three tips will help you …

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Aug 25

How to Program a Proportional Wall Follower for EV3

In today’s EV3 programming tutorial, you will learn how to make a proportional wall follower for your EV3 robot. This will work with either an EV3 Ultrasonic sensor or an EV3 Infrared sensor. Applying proportional logic greatly improves the EV3’s ability to follow the wall. This is also very useful for FLL robots. My Patreon …

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Aug 20

Timmyton 5.7 – EV3 Shark Returns with Updates!

The latest version of the ever-evolving Timmyton has arrived! This video covers the various software updates that distinguish T5.7 from T5.6. Song 1 is “Chunk of Lawn” by Jahzzar. Song 2 is “Valse Finale et Apotheose,” composed by P. Tchaikovsky and performed by the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York. My Patreon supporter(s) for more …

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