Custom Sensors
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Author:  jameswatson [ Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:04 pm ]
Post subject:  Custom Sensors

What are the options for building custom sensors, and how might I go about doing it. For FTC.

Author:  DiMastero [ Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:32 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Custom Sensors

You could try the HiTechnic experimenter's kit: ... ey=SPA2017

I don't really know about FTC, so you might have to check that with someone else

Author:  mightor [ Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:51 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Custom Sensors

FTC allows you to use the Protoboard, nothing else, not for custom sensors anyway. The SuperPro is really great though, you can even program it separately with a special language.

- Xander

Author:  anna30 [ Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:59 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Custom Sensors

Using Color touch sensor is good. There are plenty of good touch sensors available on Internet. Search on Internet a very less used color sensor for making robot at home.

Author:  Ernest3.14 [ Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Custom Sensors

IIRC, FTC has changed the rules recently, and you can do a lot of new stuff. As long as your electronics are connected to a prototype board, you can do whatever you want! :) You have to draw all your power from the prototype board as well, though--I think it provides 22mA? It's more than enough for a basic Atmel chip or PIC.

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