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Learning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 by Gary Garber

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The Gyro Boy model

The EV3 Gyro Boy model developed by LEGO builds on the Segway designs of the numerous LEGO hobbyists. Not only does Gyro Boy balance itself using a Gyro Sensor, but it also takes commands using the Ultrasonic Sensors and the Color Sensors.

The Gyro Boy model

The mechanical design for Gyro Boy has many impressive features. The building designs for Gyro Boy can be found embedded in the Educational Edition of the EV3 software. If you have the Home Edition of the software, you can download the building instructions from various websites such as RobotSquare by Laurens Valk at http://robotsquare.com/. The design is well balanced and comes with a color-coded ...

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