Extreme NXT: Extending the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to the Next Level / Edition 1

Extreme NXT: Extending the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to the Next Level / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1590598180
ISBN-13:
9781590598184
Pub. Date:
03/20/2007
Publisher:
Apress

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Extreme NXT: Extending the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to the Next Level / Edition 1

Written by three world-leading experts in LEGO Mindstorms homebrew hardware, this book contains the detailed instructions for the construction of sensors and other extensions to the NXT. Over 15 projects are explained with well-illustrated, clear, step-by-step instructions so people with even limited experience in electronics can follow. This book is for intermediate-level users of NXT who would like to advance their capabilities by learning some of the basics of electronics. It makes a great reference for the NXT hardware interfaces. Examples even come complete with multiple, alternative NXT languages.

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ISBN-13: 9781590598184
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 03/20/2007
Series: Technology in Action Series
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.66(d)

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Extreme NXT: Extending the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT to the Next Level 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Building robots with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT with the the standard parts will only take you so far. Eventually you are going to want to take your robot beyond the parts provided in the factory sealed box. This book has the information on how to make this possible. The most important information contained in the book is the pinout names and specifications for the sensor and motor ports, All the examples and projects use this information to communicate with the NXT block. There is lot of information about the NXT that is well explained and exemplified with the projects. This book will remain a source of reference as I research sensor and control designs for my LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robots. But even if you never pickup a soldering iron, this book can give a better understanding of the the sensors you buy and ways to use them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The best book you can find on the subject, hands down.