Connecting GP2D12 to nxt

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rider
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Connecting GP2D12 to nxt

Postby rider » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:09 pm

Hi all,

I've seen someone explaining how to connect sharp gp2d12 to nxt:
http://www.robotc.net/forums/viewtopic. ... lit=gp2d12

but i'm not sure about how to read data, is it necessary to define the port as any kind of sensor? (light sensor?) i'm trying to read data but i don't have different values for different distances...

Thanks!

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Re: Connecting GP2D12 to nxt

Postby skoehler » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:25 pm

It's an analog sensor. I assume, you have the amplifier in place already? Then you only need to set the SensorPort to the right mode and type. Call the sensorport's setTypeAndMode method to do that.


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