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What can I do to make my Vernier sensor readings more steady in my EV3 program?

The Vernier sensor block for LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 includes an option for oversampling. Oversampling takes a large number of samples and returns an averaged reading. This is a good feature to use when you need a steady, stable reading. Note that oversampling slows down how quickly readings are returned (about one every half-second), but this is a good option to choose when you are displaying sensor readings on the EV3 window.

Find the Vernier sensor block for EV3 here:

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set with Charger, order code LEGO-EV3-CORE, $412
NXT Sensor Adapter, order code BTA-NXT, $39
Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 (Electronic Version), order code EP-EV3-E, $40
TIL 3339: LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 Troubleshooting and FAQs

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