High-Tech LEGO Projects: 16 Rule-Breaking Inventions (No Starch)
Friday, 20 November 2020

This is a collection of 16 scientific and technical projects to build with parts from the Lego Mindstorms EV3 robotics set and other components. Author Grady Koch shows how to build creative technical inventions with practical applications. You'll learn to build a dynamic array of working devices for outdoor research, home security, spycraft, and more.

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Among the book's projects you'll find a motion-activated animal cam, a Morse code transmitter, a laser security fence, a motion-sensing radar detector, an automated insect trapper, and a heat-seeking infrared cannon. Every project brings together science, mechanics, electronics, optics, and software to create complex instruments for studying and measuring the world around you.

Author: Grady Koch
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: November 2020
Pages: 208
ISBN: 978-1718500259
Print: 1718500254
Kindle: B07XM3PKK1
Audience: Lego enthusiasts
Level: Introductory
Category: Hardware platforms 

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Topics covered include:

 

  • "Illegal" modding techniques (that may include drilling, cutting and soldering -- Shh!)
  • Different ways to work with diode laser modules
  • Tricks for modifying EV3 sensors and motors
  • The joy of hacking LEGO light bricks to make a flickering fireplace
  • How to use MINDSTORMS to build your own contraptions!

 

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