Bricktronics library for color sensor
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BricktronicsColor v1.2 - A software library for LEGO NXT color sensors.

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To Download

  • Click the "Clone or download" button on the upper-right side of this page below the pink bar, then select "Download ZIP". Rename the uncompressed folder BricktronicsColor. Check that the BricktronicsColor folder contains BricktronicsColor.cpp and BricktronicsColor.h
  • Place the BricktronicsColor library folder into your <arduinosketchfolder>/libraries/ folder. You may need to create the libraries subfolder if this is your first installed library. Restart the Arduino IDE.

API Highlights

  • BricktronicsColor(uint8_t clockPin, uint8_t dataPin) - Constructor
  • void begin(void) - Call the begin function in your setup() function
  • uint8_t getColor(void) - Reads the sensor and returns a COLOR_* value.
  • void printColor(uint8_t color) - Prints out a human-readable color name to the Serial port.
  • More API details in

If you want to use color sensors with your Bricktronics Shield or Megashield, you may also be interested in these libraries:

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