How to operate a K’NEX Giant Ferris Wheel with a LEGO NXT brick and a TV remote control

Great Minds Robotics students had a blast assembling the awesome 6-ft K’NEX Ferris Wheel we got for our lobby. However, in a Robotics center, no project is complete without, well, a robot. So we added a LEGO Mindstorms NXT brick, and a few cool sensors and devices to remedy the situation. The result? We now have a “really, really universal” TV remote control – check out the video for details:

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One Response to “How to operate a K’NEX Giant Ferris Wheel with a LEGO NXT brick and a TV remote control”

  1. MrsG says:

    Passenger!??? REALLY?? You are amazing! Nice ferris!!