Ball sorting project is interesting one because it helps you to understand various important concepts of Robotics such as finding distance of objects , recognizing them , pick and drop them and things like that.

Useful Links :

Sort the Ball
NXT Sensors

Hardware Requirement :

Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 which includes :

  • Ultrasonic sensor 
  • Touch sensors: Lets the robot react to touch
  • Servo motors: Allows the robot to interact with the environment
    NXT Brick: The programmable core that reads the sensors and controls the motors and things many more. You can buy it from any online store including

Software Requirement :

NXT-G :  is a graphical programming environment that comes bundled with the NXT. With careful construction of MyBlocks to encapsulate complexity, NXT-G can be used for real-world programming.

Complete Instruction and Details at Robin Newman’s Page

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