Happy New Year and DI dWifi Send VI

Posted: January 1, 2012 in Engineering, LEGO, National Instruments, News, Robotics
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Happy New Year! 2012 is here and I have some new code to celebrate the holiday!

The Dexter Industries dWifi sensor has opened up a whole new world for LEGO MINDSTORMS. For those of you who have looked at the sensor, you will notice it requires that a “newline” character (decimal 13). The dWifi also likes each byte to be sent individually. To cope with these requirements, I have posted a block that does all the work for you. As you can see from the screen capture on the right, there is a simple loop to send each byte (including the newline byte added to your string). The file is posted and is live now on the Files page of my blog. You can use the regular Set Speed and Read VIs that come with the RS485 2.0 download.

Stay tuned for more dWifi LabVIEW and NXT-G updates!

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  1. […] blocks for the wifi . . .  keep holding.  Sorry!  We’re still working on them and with Andrew Milluzi’s fine work and design, we will hopefully be able to share them […]

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