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Bricktronics Megashield 5V Kit

Bricktronics Megashield 5V Kit

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Experiment with mechatronics using an Arduino Mega and LEGO Mindstorms NXT!… More>

Product #: MKWL11

Bricktronics Megashield 5V Kit build awesome mechatronic contraptions using LEGO Mindstorms NXT motors and sensors with your Arduino Mega 2560 or compatible. Supports up to six NXT motors and four NXT sensors (touch, color, ultrasonic).

  • The kit contains a Bricktronics Megashield printed circuit board
  • Ten custom injection-molded NXT-compatible sockets,
  • A 2.1mm DC power supply socket
  • Eight jumpers
  • Three 0.1 uF ceramic capacitors
  • A 6mm reset pushbutton
  • Six 100 kΩ resistors
  • Three 100 uF electrolytic capacitors
  • Three 10 uF electrolytic capactitors
  • Three L293D H-Bridge motor-driver chips
  • One PTC over-current protection fuse, and headers.
  • The Bricktronics Megashield Kit is a through-hole kit. It requires basic soldering skill. At a minimum, you'll need a soldering iron, solder, and a diagonal cutters. Clear instructions are available at the Bricktronics Megashield project webpage.
    It usually takes under an hour to build, but it may take more or less time depending upon your experience with soldering.