Tag Archive: hitechnic

Aug 24

Programming Line Follower Loop Exits with the HiTechnic Color Sensor

The HiTechnic Color Sensor V2 is a staple of WRO robot design. But, if you were to make a line follower that uses the HT Color sensor, how would you get your line follower to stop and move on to the next part of its program? Program a line follower loop exit! A loop exit …

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Jan 16

GPS Navigation with the Falcon FAV100

The Falcon FAV100 is an autonomous car made with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Adding a Dexter Industries dGPS and a HiTechnic Compass sensor, plus a RobotC program now gives the Falcon FAV100 the ability to navigate to the selected latitude and longitude coordinates. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of December were: …

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Aug 13

Everything you Need to Know about the HiTechnic IR Seeker V2 for WRO Soccer

This WRO Soccer tutorial will tell you everything you need to know to get you started with the HT IR Seeker V2 for building an EV3 WRO Soccer robot. I will go over how it works, how to use it and how to program it and I will even teach you how to make a …

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Aug 06

What You’ll Need to Know About the HiTechnic Compass Sensor for WRO Soccer

This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know when using the HiTechnic Compass sensor for a WRO soccer robot: how it works, how program it and how you should implement it into your robot design. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month of July were: Turnabout Akamia. Thank you so …

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Jul 23

How to Program a Proportional Line Follower – EV3 Programming Tutorial

This EV3 programming tutorial will teach you how to make a proportional line follower for your EV3 robot. I will be explaining how a proportional line follower works and walk you step-by-step on how to build one. This will be an extremely useful program for FLL, WRO or any other application where a reliable line …

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Jul 16

Using the HiTechnic Color Sensor – EV3 Color Sensor Tutorial

In this EV3 programming tutorial, I will be teaching you how to use the HiTechnic Color sensor V2 with Lego Mindstorms EV3. It is important to know how to use this sensor if your are competing in WRO. I will be explaining what the sensor does, how to implement this sensor into a robot, how …

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Feb 16

MicroBass (2014)

Hello! I have returned with a fun new project, the MicroBass. The MicroBass is a musical instrument, drawing inspiration form Daniele Benedettelli’s EL3CTRIC GUITAR, and my entry into the MicroBot building challenge. It is a 33 cm tall replica of a double bass, an instrument normally 2 meters tall! (I play the double bass). In …

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Feb 16

ThunderSmart III (2013)

Hello! I present to you the much anticipated third generation of the ThunderSmart! It is the most advanced model of my long-running NXT Smart car line. Read on to check out the innovative technology that made its way into the TSIII. See a video of the ThunderSmart III here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-FWA8IYlNA Styling The TSIII is one slick roller. …

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Feb 16

Terminal Velocity (2013)

Hello! I present my latest robot, the NXT Terminal Velocity. It’s my fastest RC car yet, with an extremely innovative drivetrain that rockets it to insane speeds! See a video of Terminal Velocity here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq4SpTq36TY Hybrid Drivetrain This is the most exciting part of the Terminal Velocity prototype, because it debuts my first ever hybrid …

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