Firgelli Linear Actuators
Lego Mindstorm, Power Functions, and Technic compatible Linear Actuators. These linear actuators are self contained units that include an electric motor and quadrature encoder.
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For use with your NXT Brick you will need a standard NXT connection cable to connect it in place of one of the Mindstorm Servos, and you will need to download the Firgelli L12-NXT Mindstorms Block.
The L12-NXT will push 25N, and will move at 12mm/s unloaded.
For manual use with Lego Power Functions you will require the Cable-NXT-PF available on this site. For manual use with older Technic style battery packs you will require the Cable-NXT-Technic available on this site.
Danny Benedettelli has created a library of NXC drivers for the L12-NXT actuators. Download the L12-NXT NXC Library if you wish to program in NXC.Xander Soldaat has created a RobotC driver for the L12-NXT actuators. Download the RobotC Library v1.3 here.
Please note: The Lego Group does not endorse these products. Lego, NXT, Mindstorms, Technic and Power Functions are trademarks of The Lego Group..
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