Stand up! Save the Robot!

Stand up! Save the Robot!
The coolest idea I have had! Don’t let the robot down! Soon with instructions and program. I am really excited with this one because it is small, fun and extremely playable! LiRob is built with a single EV3 and the thread from 42006 Excavator. So I think it is quite easy to build another one ...

Poor Man’s IR Ball: The Ultimate HOWTO

Poor Man's IR Ball: The Ultimate HOWTO
If you have seen any Robocup game, you will have notice that in some of them the ball is a special one like this. The above ball is a HiTechnic Infrared Electronic Ball. It has 20 LEDS to cover the whole surface of the ball and several operating modes. It has 75mm in diameter and ...

HOWTO Configure WiFi EDIMAX EW-7811Un on Mindstorms EV3 6

HOWTO Configure WiFi EDIMAX EW-7811Un on Mindstorms EV3
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 has built-in Wifi capabilities so you don’t need to buy an expensive WiFi sensor like you had to do with NXT. Unfortunately LEGO decided to save some pennies and don’t include an actual WiFi card inside the brick ( to save battery life of course *grin*). So if you want to connect ...

The LEGO Movie Bad 70802 Cop’s Pursuit Review

The LEGO Movie Bad 70802 Cop's Pursuit Review
Bad Cop’s Pursuit is part of The LEGO Movie range of sets that were released on 2014 based on this awesome movie. If you haven’t watch the movie yet, go and do it. You won’t be disappointed and you will have lots of fun. I have been so busy building LEGO that I have forget ...

Rotatory Mindstorms EV3 Sonar

Rotatory Mindstorms EV3 Sonar
Is it possible to rotate the radar over its own axis much like a real radar? Well, I was asked this a few days ago and I though it was a nice question and a interesting building. So, yes, it is possible, and above you can see the finished creation. The overall idea is to ...

What do you want to see next? 3

What do you want to see next?
Right now I have a torrent of ideas about what to do next but I can’t really decide for one. So I would really love that you help me choose a path about what kind of LEGO creation to do next. My options right now are… Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleDiggStumbleUponMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

The Best Sets of The LEGO Movie

The Best Sets of The LEGO Movie
Based on one of the year best films: The LEGO Movie, these LEGO sets let you replay the movie’s best scenes for a fraction of the price and work of having your real The LEGO Movie diorama. Hello LEGO fan! Have you watched the LEGO Movie? No? Go and watch it before even attempt building ...

EV3 M&M Sorter: Because We have a Right to eat only green M&M 1

EV3 M&M Sorter: Because We have a Right to eat only green M&M
M&M Sorter is a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Machine that operates four motors and one color sensor to sort by color a bag of M&M placed on a storage tray and move them using threads into sorted buckets so you can eat from your favorite color. Best thing since slice bread if you ask me! Two ...

Ask Miguel #001

Ask Miguel #001
Hello there, I am starting a new section on the Youtube channel called Ask Miguel, where you can ask me questions or do requests about LEGO Technic and Mindstorms and I will do my best to answer them or your money back! ( just kidding, it is completely FREE! ). Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleDiggStumbleUponMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

Building a short-range Radar with LEGO Mindstorms 1

Building a short-range Radar with LEGO Mindstorms
So after playing with the IR Sensor I decided that it was time to built something like a radar to detect objects and draw them on the screen. Obviously you can’t built a true radar with the sensors available with Mindstorms EV3 but you can get close enough ( for my needs ). Using the ...