Robert Penfold. Shows the reader how to build a variety of increasingly sophisticated computer controlled robots using the brilliant Lego MindstormsRobotic Invention System (RIS). Initially covers fundamental building techniques and mechanics needed to construct strong and efficient robots using the various “click-together”’ components supplied in the basic RIS kit.
Explains in simple terms how the “brain”’ of the robotmay be programmed on screen using a PC and “zapped” to the robot over an infra-red link. Also, shows how a more sophisticated Windows programming language such as Visual BASIC may be used to control the robots. Detailed building and programming instructions provided, including numerous step-by-step photographs. 288 pages, large format book. Order Code BP901. Price £12.99