CurrentMeter for Lego Mindstorms NXT and EV3
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The CurrentMeter probe for NXT and EV3
This ammeter sensor for NXT is a data acquisition sensor. This NXT sensor is designed to measure current that flows into an external circuit.
The CurrentMeter probe for Lego Mindstorms NXT measures current intensity from -12,5A to +12,5A with a resolution of 1mA.
The ammeter sensor for NXT connects to one of the 4 sensor ports on the NXT intelligent brick. Two green terminals are used to connect the sensor to the electronic circuit. Download the following PDF technical documentation to know more on how to use the CurrentMeter probe for NXT:
Programming the Lego Mindstorms NXT to use the CurrentMeter probe for NXT
The CurrentMeter probe for Lego Mindstorms NXT can be used in NXT-G programs (NXT-G is the graphical programming language included in the Lego Mindstorms NXT robotic kit) and in NXC programs (NXC is a C programming language for Lego Mindstorms NXT). Click on the following links to download the librairies' that are necessary to use the CurrentMeter probe for NXT:
ATTENTION: In order to get the currentmeter working with EV3, you need to update its firmware and calibrate it. All files can be downloaded here.