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Top new questions this week:

How much does the NXT brick weigh?

I am working on a project that involves LEGO Mindstorms bricks but for some tasks I want to know the weight of the NXT brick, so I would be pleased if anyone can help me.

nxt piece-information  
asked by Ahmed Mesbah 4 votes
answered by HaydenStudios 5 votes

I bought a second hand pack of pieces and it looks like it may be a specific set

Hoping for help to identify a set of lego pieces. It definitely has a car wheel base, and the base boards are green.close

sets identification  
asked by Hayley 3 votes
answered by gev 5 votes

How can I use 1 motor for grabbing/lifting and another for moving?

I am really stuck on how to use the three motors for better functions. Is there anyway in which I can use 1 motor for efficient/quick movement while turning left and right? Another thing is whether I …

asked by mouath kamel 2 votes

How to make NXT bricks communicate information?

Is it possible to connect, in some way, two NXT bricks that has program functions running on both. For example, Brick one would tell brick two that it is okay to start a program. Are there any sensors …

nxt programming  
asked by Stefanos Koutsoukos 2 votes
answered by David Lechner 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What are some examples of advanced train layouts possible with the PF train sets?

I recently got my first train set, the Constitution Chase, and it has sparked my imagination for building train layouts. My 3-year-old son has a small collection of wooden trains and we enjoy building …

asked by Mr. Shiny and New 安宇 7 votes
answered by jncraton 8 votes

A piece with no place in Heartlake Stables

I recently bought this set for my niece for her birthday, when we were finished setting it up we noticed a larger orange piece that we couldn't find a place for but was in the set and in the back of …

sets friends  
asked by Anna 13 votes
answered by Joubarc 16 votes

How can I wirelessly connect the NXT and an iOS device?

I've seen videos around YouTube (like this one for a car) that show an ability to control a Mindstorms set via iOS (either iPhone or iPod Touch). I am just getting started with Mindstorms, but find …

mindstorms nxt remote-control ios  
asked by Matthew Bernhardt 12 votes
answered by Zhaph - Ben Duguid 11 votes
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