Mindstorms NXT Bluetooth API modules (with XInput support)

Jason R. Coombs jaraco at jaraco.com
Sat Jul 26 19:37:07 CEST 2008

I'm pleased to announce jaraco.nxt 1.0, the first public release of a
library for communicating with the Lego Mindstorms NXT devices.

A minimal web site has been set up at:


The modules have been uploaded to PyPI and should be installable using:

easy_install jaraco.nxt

The source is also available from PyPI.

The package implements the Bluetooth API, as specified in the Lego SDK.
The modules should work in any OS that supports the Bluetooth Serial
protocol and the pyserial library.

Additionally, a module is provided that implements receiving input from
an XBox 360 controller via the Microsoft XInput library (requires

This project is very much a work in progress, and any patches are

Jason R. Coombs

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