by Danny Staple

The Lego Mindstorms NXT kit started shipping last week and have now started arriving. However, there may be a fair backlog as all the pre-orders go out.

I am waiting rather intently for mine and maybe I will finish the Lathe I am building using the NXT as opposed to the RCX + PIC combination I was originally planning - the ability to get feedback on the motors positioning may simplify its design by a huge amount.

I will be putting work in progress photos of the programmable lathe up soon, so readers can actually see what I am on about here.

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