Category Archives: Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0

Lego Mindstorms Rubik’s Cube Solver Robot

I’m still surprised by the computing power of the Mindstorms NXT Brick. This video is a good example for that: Just with the NXT processor and no help from an external computer this little fellow solves a Rubik’s Cube – … Continue reading

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Mindstorms Spider: The NXTAPOD

This is a really nice build that was created by Daniele Benedettelli: the NXTAPOD. A Lego Mindstorms spider robot that is able to make turns and best of all, it uses only one motor. The secret? A clutch mechanism, easy … Continue reading

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3rd party sensors for the NXT

Update: Instead of writing new posts when I find a new sensor, I decided to create a page for all Lego Mindstorms Sensors. Go to that page for the most up to date list of sensors. If you purchased a … Continue reading

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Remote control the NXT with an iPhone

Someone send me a link to a new site of a group that claims to work on an iPhone software that remote controls the Mindstorms NXT. I assume they use Bluetooth for the communication between the phone and the NXT. … Continue reading

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Steering Front Axle with Lego Mindstorms

Lately I was playing around with different variations of steering mechanisms for my Lego Creations. The most current idea was to create a car like steering: both wheels turn but there is no axle that connects both sides.

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Lego Mindstorms Speaking Distance Measurer

This week I was shopping at our local Home Depot and stumbled upon these fancy laser distance measurers. You point them somewhere and they tell you the distance. Why not trying this with NXT? Instead of the laser, I’ve used … Continue reading

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Mindstorms Alpha Rex Humanoid Robot

I had some time yesterday, so I decided to build the Alpha Rex Humanoid Bot from the instructions that came with the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 Box (#8547). Apart from using nearly every single piece from the box, the robot … Continue reading

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Mindstorms Radar Robot

Welcome to the first post of brickrobots.com! The Radar Robot was basically our second project playing around with the new Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 Box without the instructions. The first one was the same idea but with wheels and a … Continue reading

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