HOWTO Build your own 3-Wheels Holonomic Robot using LEGO 1

HOWTO Build your own 3-Wheels Holonomic Robot using LEGO
A in-depth tutorial about how to create your own three wheels Holonomic Robot using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 and a bit of Maths knowledge. An holonomic robot is a robot that can move on any direction and even rotate over itself while moving. Do you want to create a holonomic robot? Well, let’s me explain what ...

LEGO 60001 Fire Chief Car Review

LEGO 60001 Fire Chief Car Review
Today reviewing yet another small (cheap) LEGO Set. A few days after Christmas, LIDL came with a interesting offer of 12 LEGO Sets for €7.95 each. And you know I hardly can say no… So here it is the first one of them, the LEGO City 60001 Fire Chief Car and Cat with tree. Pretty ...

LeJOS working on my EV3

LeJOS working on my EV3
Finally I got LeJOS working on my EV3 with WiFi. As you can imagine I am writing just another tutorial about how to install it on the brick and how to configure Eclipse to work with the brick. Pretty excited! In case you don’t know LeJOS is a programming environment for the EV3 using Java ...

HOWTO Motorize LEGO Toy Story Train

HOWTO Motorize LEGO Toy Story Train
So do you want to motorize the 7597 Toy Story’s Western Chase Train? Well, let me explain how I did it. To motorize this LEGO Train we have to challenges to solve, first we need to correct the wrong proportions of the train by making it shorter and then we need to add the PF ...

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 8

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