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Line Sensor Array for NXT

Product Code: NXTLineLeader
Excl. VAT: £33.60 Incl. VAT: £40.32
You will earn 33 Robo Points for buying this product

This is an array of sensors with controlled light source, to detect a line.

Your program can then decide if you wish to follow that line or do something else.


  • Easy to mount on your NXT robot facing ground
  • Reporting dark and light pattern from sensor array
  • Detect and follow a line
  • Learn PID control


For advanced users -

  • Develop your own PID control algorithm
  • Upgradeable firmware using bootloader software


Even More Information & Resources

I2C Bootloader for compatible devices

Ensure that you have downloaded the Bootloader executable, and that you have correct firmware file for the device you are bootloading.


Run the i2c bootloader application

The i2c bootloader is designed to run on a MS-Windows XP or Vista computer.
Place the i2c bootloader, it's configuration file and device firmware in any folder on your computer.


Connect your NXT to your PC on USB port. (Do not connect your device to NXT yet).
Browse to the folder and double-click the application 'msbootloader'.

Select the Device type

From the 'Device' menu, select menu item 'Select Device type ...' and choose your device.


Open firmware hex file

From 'Device' menu, select menu item 'Open Firmware hex file ...', browse to the hex file, and open it.


Bootload the device

Now from 'Device' menu, select menu item 'Bootload Device ...'
The program will look for the device for about 10 seconds,
during this time, connect the device to your NXT.


Wait for bootloading process to complete

The progress bar will indicate remaining time required to finish this process.
Do not disconnect the NXT or your device until the bootloading finishes.


Disconnect the device

It now has the new firmware that you had in the hex file.


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View FileUser Guides (English. Dutch & Spanish)    Size: (379.97 KB)
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View FileNXT G Sample Programs    Size: (1.43 MB)
View FileLabview Lineleader    Size: (53.71 KB)
View FileNXC Library & Sample Program    Size: (15.65 KB)
View FileRobot C Library & Program    Size: (9.92 KB)
View FileTutorials/Building Instructions    Size: (5.51 MB)

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Line Sensor Array for NXT