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3rd Party Sensors for EV3? 
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Post 3rd Party Sensors for EV3?
I've been trying to get the Hitechnic IR Seeker V2 & Mindsensors IR Dist (Long Range) to work in my program but neither will produce useable output. This is my test program. I've tried both sensors with no joy :-( . Using Robotc 4.26 with FW 1.06X & latest librobotc installed on EV3 brick.

Code:
#pragma config(Sensor, S1,     HTIRS2,         sensorHiTechnicIRSeeker1200)
#pragma config(Sensor, S4,     IRDIST,         sensorI2CMindsensorsDist)
//*!!Code automatically generated by 'ROBOTC' configuration wizard               !!*//
#include "hitechnic-irseeker-v2.h"
#include "common.h"

task main()
{
   while (true)
   {
      wait1Msec(500);
      playTone(SensorValue(HTIRS2) * 1000,60);
  }
}


Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:16 pm
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Post Re: 3rd Party Sensors for EV3?
Based on Xander's posts, I believe that as we speak he is madly working away on porting his extensive driver set from the NXT to the EV3.

I also am sitting here in keen anticipation of a working set of drivers.

I have always been told that "good things come to those that wait" and I am really looking forward to the new driver set.


Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:08 am
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Post Re: 3rd Party Sensors for EV3?
Ok thats what I thought. I'm sorry to keep beating the dead horse. Keep up the great work Xander you should get a bitcoin donation address all of your hard work deserves rewards!


Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:07 pm
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Post Re: 3rd Party Sensors for EV3?
I am currently working on fixing some bugs in ROBOTC itself, but when that's done, I'll continue working on the Driver Suite. As much as I wish it to be otherwise, there are only so many hours in a single day. However, when I have finally taken my place as just ruler of Earth, I'll implement a 26 hour day, so people have a bit more free time.

As for supporting me, you can read about it on this page: http://botbench.com/blog/2012/10/04/wan ... is-site-2/ :)

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