NXT Constructopedia

Screen Shot 2013-06-25 at 10.12.07 AMTheย NXT Constructopedia Beta 2.1 (PDF) is a set of building hints for the NXT Education Base Set (9797). It contains smaller hints and a few larger models. Its aim is to provide users with inspiration to build their own advanced creations.

Contents include:

  • Simple shapes and structures
    • Square
    • Reversing trick
    • Cube
    • Arch
    • Beams
    • Triangles
  • Ways to attach NXT motors
    • Simple side
    • Underside motor
    • Angled back
    • Wide back
    • Compact motor
    • Vertical motor
  • Front end setups
    • Swivelling front
    • Long front
    • Sliding front
    • Single wheel
  • Full car model
  • 15-minute building projects
    • Swing set
    • Merry-go-round


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