Problem with HiTechnic IRSeeker - May need firmware support
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Author:  k_kirk [ Sat Nov 17, 2007 12:04 am ]
Post subject:  Problem with HiTechnic IRSeeker - May need firmware support


I have a new HiTechnic IRSeeker & IRBall and I think I might have spotted a problem.

Running NXT-G firmware 1.05 I have no trouble getting output from the sensor using the View function on NXT brick (Ultrasonic Sensor option).

When I do the same using the RobotC 1.10 firmware I see no output. I take it therefore RobotC firmware is unable to process signals from this sensor at this point.

Is this a known issue and when will it be resolved? If so can the developers kindly take note?


Author:  starwarslegokid [ Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:02 pm ]
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Hi k_kirk

Did you use the IR-Seeker in sonar centimeter mode?
Ill look into this, the view sensor might not be working properly.


Author:  k_kirk [ Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:41 am ]
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Thanks. Yes. I was using the Sonar CM mode following the HiTechnic info sheet supplied with the product. Doing the same with standard Lego firmware results in proper readings and hence my post. Thanks for your assistance.

Author:  starwarslegokid [ Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:09 pm ]
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It loos like the view feature for the sonar sensor is not working properly, ill let Dick know so it can get fixed

Thanks for the heads up B-)


Author:  k_kirk [ Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:16 pm ]
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Glad to be of assistance.

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