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This was an assignment that my 5th grade teacher gave to us instead of a state report. Every kid was assigned to build a float that could move. Most...
In this project, we will use a LEGO Mindstorms Kit, an Android phone running NXT Remote Control, a shoebox, 4-3 inch nails, 1 posterboard, and whateve...
In this step, you will design your float on the piece of posterboard. It can be whatever you want it to be. I made mine New York themed for my schoo...
In this step, we will pair both the NXT with the Android Device. Turn the Android on and go to settings. Go to wireless and networking and select bl...
In this step, we will install the LEGO Mindstorms Remote app onto our Android device. Search NXT Remote Control in the Android Market and you will se...
I made a base that I thought was stable. Just make any LEGO Mindstorms base with the NXT facing down and having extra connections at the top (please ...
Now let's test the base by running the LEGO Mindstorms Remote app on the Android. Turn the NXT on and test drive the base.
In this part, you will be connecting the float to the base with the shoebox. With both the layers attatched, drill holes however big the nails are. ...
In this step we will secure the box. Place the box lid on top of the box. Insert the four nails into the holes that you drilled.
You are almost done! Use the app to control the NXT that is driving the float. Be sure NOT to drive it TOO FAST or else it might fall over.
Now you're finished! Drive your float around the living room, make some modifications, or have a mini float parade with your action figures.
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Posted:Jul 4, 2011
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