Pablo Software Solutions
Extreme NXT
Appendix B
References, Links, and Sources

General Interest
Digi-Key: http://www.digikey.com/
LEGO MINDSTORMS: http://mindstorms.lego.com/
LEGO page with NXT Developer Kits: http://mindstorms.lego.com/Overview/NXTreme.aspx
Nxtbot.com blog: http://www.NXTBot.com
The NXT STEP blog: http://www.thenxtstep.blogspot.com
Nxtasy.org NXT news: http://www.nxtasy.org/
MINDSTORMS-related newsgroup: http://news.lugnet.com/robotics/
Michael Gasperi’s LEGO page: http://www.extremenxt.com/lego.htm
Matthias Paul Scholz’s NXT Tools page: http://mynxt.matthiaspaulscholz.eu/tools/index.html
Philippe (Philo’s) LEGO page: http://www.philohome.com/
Radio Shack: http://www.radioshack.com/
SensorWiki.org: http://sensorwiki.org/index.php/Main_Page
Chapter 1
LEGO MINDSTORMS: http://mindstorms.lego.com/
Mindell, David, et al. “LEGO Mindstorms, The Structure of an Engineering ®evolution”: http://web.mit.edu/6.933/www/Fall2000/LegoMindstorms.pdf
Papert, Seymour. Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas. New York: Basic Books, 1993.
Koerner, Brendan I. “Geeks in Toyland.” Wired Magazine, February 2006: http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.02/lego.html
MIT MindFest: http://www.media.mit.edu/mindfest/
Russell Nelson’s LEGO MINDSTORMS Internals website: http://www.crynwr.com/lego-robotics/
Chapter 2
LEGO page with NXT Developer Kits: http://mindstorms.lego.com/Overview/NXTreme.aspx
Human vision information: http://www.onr.navy.mil/sci_tech/31/312/ncsr/devices/led/ch_11_human_vision.pdf
Homebrew Sound Sensor: http://www.extremenxt.com/sound.htm
Comparison of LEGO motors: http://www.philohome.com/motors/motorcomp.htm
Next Byte Codes: http://bricxcc.sourceforge.net/nbc/
Bricx Command Center: http://bricxcc.sourceforge.net/
RobotC: http://www.robotc.net
Chapter 3
LEGO page with NXT Developer Kits: http://mindstorms.lego.com/Overview/NXTreme.aspx
LEGO Education: http://www.legoeducation.com/store/
Chapter 5
LEGO Store: http://shop.lego.com/
LEGO Education: http://www.legoeducation.com/store/
GE Infrastructure Sensing: http://www.thermometrics.com/
Human comfort zone: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/08/07692.pdf
The Rotronic Humidity Handbook: http://www.rotronic-usa.com/Ref/Rotronic%20Humidity%20Handbook.pdf
Cadmium sulfide photoresistors: http://www.selcoproducts.com/CFM/photocell_toc.cfm
Theremin: http://www.thereminworld.com/
Braitenberg Vehicles: http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~wiseman/vehicles/
Braitenberg, Valentino.Vehicles: Experiments in Synthetic Psychology. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1986.
Chapter 6
Bourns: http://www.bourns.com/
LEGO Shop at Home: http://shop.lego.com/
Inverted pendulum: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverted_pendulum
Chapter 8
DN6849SE datasheet: http://www.ortodoxism.ro/datasheets/panasonic/SPC00004CEB.pdf
2N3906 datasheet: http://www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/2N/2N3906.pdf
Acroname: http://www.acroname.com/
Sharp GP2D12 datasheet: http://document.sharpsma.com/files/GP2D12-DATA-SHEET.PDF
Sundials: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundial
Chapter 9
LM324 datasheet: http://www.national.com/ds.cgi/LM/LM124.pdf
1N4148 datasheet: http://www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/1N/1N4148.pdf
Next Byte Codes: http://bricxcc.sourceforge.net/nbc/
Lamp filament resistance: http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~pel/pdf-files/conf104.pdf
More on filament resistance: http://www.df.uba.ar/users/sgil/physics_paper_doc/papers_phys/e&m/light_bulb_thermom.pdf
1230-030D-3L datasheet: http://www.meas-spec.com/myMeas/download/pdf/english/icsensors/pressure/pcb_mountable/model_1230_ultrastable.pdf
Chapter 10
HiTechnic: http://www.hitechnic.com/
Mindsensors.com: http://www.mindsensors.com/
Techno-stuff: http://www.techno-stuff.com/
Vernier: http://www.vernier.com/
DCP Microdevelopments: http://www.dcpmicro.com/
LEGO Education: http://www.legoeducation.com/store/
Chapter 11
The Clapper: http://www.chia.com/clapper.html
Etch A Sketch: http://www.etch-a-sketch.com/
Chapter 12
Jameco Robotic Store: http://www.robotstore.com/
Jameco Electronics: http://www.jameco.com/
Dyanalloy and Flexinol: http://www.dynalloy.com/
Potter and Brumfield: http://relays.tycoelectronics.com/pnb.asp
Globe pencil sharpener: http://www.rinovelty.com/ProductDetail.asp?code=ST-SHGLO&sub=SRSH
1N400X datasheet: http://www.diodes.com/datasheets/ds28002.pdf
IRF510 datasheet: http://www.irf.com/product-info/datasheets/data/irf510.pdf
IRF9530 datasheet: http://www.irf.com/product-info/datasheets/data/irf530.pdf
IRF520 datasheet: http://www.irf.com/product-info/datasheets/data/irf520.pdf
STTH2R06RL datasheet: http://www.st.com/stonline/products/literature/ds/10757/stth2r06.pdf
PS2501-4 datasheet: http://www.cel.com/pdf/datasheets/ps2501.pdf
Chapter 13
I2C manual: http://www.nxp.com/acrobat_download/applicationnotes/AN10216_1.pdf
SIMON game: http://www.hasbro.com/default.cfm?page=browse&brand=660
PCF8574 and PCF8574A datasheet: http://www.cel.com/pdf/datasheets/ps2501.pdf
PCF8591 datasheet: http://www.nxp.com/acrobat_download/datasheets/PCF8591_6.pdf
Tact switch datasheet: http://www.e-switch.com/pdf/SeriesTL1105Tact.pdf
Reed Relays: http://www.cotorelay.com/html/reed_relay_8l_series.htm
Cadmium sulfide photoresistors: http://www.selcoproducts.com/CFM/photocell_toc.cfm
TSL2550 datasheet: http://www.taosinc.com/images/product/document/tsl2550-e67.pdf
Chapter 14
Jazz DigiStix camera: http://www.amazon.com/Jazz-JDC11-DigiStix-Digital-Camera/dp/B00006F2O7
Light sticks: http://science.howstuffworks.com/light-stick.htm
Hand warmers: http://www.warmers.com/
LEGO Shop at Home: http://shop.lego.com/
Panoramic photography: http://www.shortcourses.com/how/panoramic/panoramic.htm
NxtRICedit download: http://www.matthias-paul-scholz.homepage.t-online.de/lego/nxt/tools/NXTRICedit/nxtRICedit.zip
PONG: http://www.pong-story.com/
NXT-remote: http://www.norgesgade14.dk/legoSider/mindstorm_en.html
LEGO NXT Mobile Application: http://mindstorms.lego.com/Overview/Mobile%20Application.aspx
Razix and NXT Director: http://www.razix.com/nxtdirector.htm
RoboDNA and Dashboard Designer: http://robodna.com/roboDNA/
Appendix A
Global Specialties: http://www.globalspecialties.com/
1N4148 datasheet: http://www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/1N/1N4148.pdf
LM324 datasheet: http://www.national.com/ds.cgi/LM/LM124.pdf