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Having learned that Mindstorms EV3 doesn't work directly with Power Functions,

Q: Can you use Power Functions motors with the EV3 programmable brick?

A: No, the connector does not match.

I still wonder what could be possible workarounds to use them together?

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You can accomplish this with these two parts:

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8886 | (8871 & 8528) powerfunctions.lego.com/en-us/faq/default.aspx –  auselen Sep 8 '13 at 17:56
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this explains how to make a conversion cable:


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Can add details (in your answer) about how this cable is made before referring to this external link? –  pcantin Mar 9 at 15:00
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