EV3 M&M Sorter: Because We have a Right to eat only green M&M 5

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! ). Ads by Google Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleMoreEmailRedditLinkedInPrintPinterestTumblr

Building a short-range Radar with LEGO Mindstorms 3

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 ...

LEGO 7597 Toy Story Western Train Chase Review

LEGO 7597 Toy Story Western Train Chase Review
Toy Story’s Western Train Chase is a now retired LEGO set based on the Pixar’s Toy Story franchise based on the adventures of Woody and Buzz Lightyear on the Western diorama that appears toward the beginning of the last Toy Story movie. So here it is at last the review of this set. I wanted ...

Playable Pong in a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 3

Playable Pong in a LEGO Mindstorms EV3
Pong for Mindstorms EV3 is a one player game code using LabView EV3 language that will help you understand the usage of variables, ranges, conditions and multithreading. You just need one LEGO Ev3 Brick, a L-Motor and a big gear to have hours of enjoyment ( but I would better go and buy an Xbox ...

LEGO Technic 42005 Monster Truck Review

LEGO Technic 42005 Monster Truck Review
Don’t be fooled by the box size or its price, the LEGO 42005 Monster Truck is one of the best LEGO sets that you can buy right now: affordable, with a good amount of parts and extremely fun. I built this model from parts I own and well, it is pretty much exactly as the ...

Beacon tracking with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 IR Sensor 9

Beacon tracking with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 IR Sensor
Beacon tracking is a very exciting robotics area that can be used on things like Robocup, a football tournament played by robots. This robot demo how it can be done. This weekend I have been playing with my new LEGO Education EV3 Core Set. So it was a fantastic time to revisit the IR Sensor ...

MOC LEGO Technic RC Car 4

MOC LEGO Technic RC Car
My first try with LEGO Technic on my own. This buggy works with one XL Motor for moving and a M Motor for steering both of them controlled with an IR Remote. Not bad… not bad… barely ten Technic sets and one year later here it is my first RC Technic LEGO car. I was ...

HOWTO create a Line Following Robot using Mindstorms 85

HOWTO create a Line Following Robot using Mindstorms
The easy way of learning how to built your own Line follower Robot using a PID Controller without any of the mathematical expressions that you will find on most tutorials. Code included! The first thing you have thought about after unboxing your LEGO Mindstorms was building the first robot, and just after that you would ...

EV3 App: Bouncing ball 4

EV3 App: Bouncing ball
In my quest to learn EV3 programming I realized that it is not just robots what can be coded into the little Brick. The screen isn’t really that good with 178×128 pixels resolution but I can do a few tricks with it. So what Bouncing Ball is, it is a little demo where a ball ...