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Learning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 by Gary Garber

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Third-party sensors

As you go on to expand your EV3 inventory, look around at the multiple vendors that sell sensors for the EV3. Many of these vendors have been selling NXT sensors for years and are developing EV3 sensor blocks that you can download from their websites.

Remember, after you have downloaded the sensor block, you can import it by navigating to Tools | Block Import. Then select the sensor block you wish to import. In the following screenshot, I am importing the .ev3b file for Dexter Industries' sensors. This .ev3b file actually contains the sensor blocks for all of Dexter Industries' sensors.

Third-party sensors

After importing the sensor block, you need ...

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