Monthly Archives: April 2016

Launceston’s Primary School Students showcase imagination at Brixhibition

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LAUNCESTON primary school students received an opportunity to showcase their imagination in a Lego building competition at Brixhibition.

Brixhibition volunteer Ray Mcnamara said the standard from pupils had improved over the years. “It’s absolutely amazing what 8 to 10 year old kids are producing,” he said.
“My favourite is the model of the Beaconsfield mine.”

Introduction to using the BMP180 barometric sensor with Arduino

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The BMP180 barometric sensor (model GY-68) in the following two images is a very small module with 10mm x 10.1mm (0.039in x 0.043in) footprint. This guide is also applicable for other similar barometric sensors.

EV3 Brick Firmware Update Process Fails

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What to do if your EV3 Brick stops working during the firmware update process.

If for some reason your EV3 Brick stops working during the firmware update process, you will need to manually update the firmware by doing the following (the EV3 Brick still needs a USB connection to your computer and the EV3 Software Running on you Computer):

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