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I've recently upgraded to OS X 10.11 El Capitan (as a matter of fact, I have the exact same model of computer). I've done some basic tests with the EV3 software without running into any issues. I've downloaded programs to the brick using both USB and Bluetooth. Base on past experience with OS upgrades with both the NXT and EV3 software, the problems have ...


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I had the same error message as Stefan on opening. I fixed the problem by installing Silverlight 5.1.41212.0. I'm running: El Capitan 10.11.4 (15E27e) (beta) Late 2015 Retina iMac i7 4GHz So providing you've got the correct version of Silverlight installed, you should be able to run it.


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One possible "technique" could simply be to use the round wall panels of the same diameter: This part has the same stud recesses at the bottom, but since it's much taller, they won't appear as frequently in your model (or at all if this part alone provides the height that you need). This obviously has a number of disadvantages, the largest being that you'...


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There are several parts that make this possible. Many of the CCBS-style ball socket parts include Technic axle connections that can ultimately be attached to system bricks (e.g. 93571 and 50923). There are several examples of this in the Exosuit (instructions): There are also several Technic ball socket parts that include System studs such as 57910: ...


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The answer to the question you linked contains the answer you are looking for: To move in one direction, send a PWM signal (1200 Hz, 0 to 100% duty cycle) on C1 and keep C2 at GND level. As duty cycle varies, servo motor will move along 7 positions on one side. See this video. To move in the other direction and reach the 7 other positions, send PWM ...


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No, the wheels are too wide. You'll have a similar problem with the DUPLO points as well. If I recall correctly, the wheel base on the trucks is too long for the DUPLO track corners as well. You'll need one of the trains from 10507 or 10508 to use that bridge. Sadly my kids have outgrown their DUPLO and it's now at the back of our loft otherwise I'd post ...


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There are some BrickLink stores that operate in South Africa. You should be able to get from them whatever you need. Here is the list of stores: http://www.bricklink.com/browseStores.asp?countryID=ZA


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LEGO Junior elements have the same connections as the standard LEGO System elements and for the most part are the same pieces - it's just the building techniques are usually simpler and there may be more large elements in the set. As such, they are as compatible as ordinary LEGO which is to say: DUPLO blocks can be built on top of LEGO blocks and LEGO ...


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I tried to install it newly on el capitan and got an error message that I should contact the software supplier... So for me it did not work


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The official LEGO.com page says: Mac OS 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 with the latest Service packs This does not include 10.11, but seeing that another official LEGO.com page says: Fixed Bluetooth crashing in various ways on OSX Yosemite (10.10) it seems probable that LEGO supports their software better than their homepage :) So while we don't have a ...


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The C1 and C2 lines are either connected to the 9V power supply or grounded because they directly drive classic PF motors and are not just used to carry commands. The 9V and GND poles also need to be properly connected because the PF servo will draw power from those. To drive any LEGO Power Functions motor using a single-board computer (Pi / BeagleBone / ...


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I can only provide info for basic bricks. I am an avid fan of both Lego and mega bloks. That being said there is a large difference in quality in mega bloks sets older then 2010. The more modern sets have increased in quality by fare and I have not had a problem with them falling apart since. Lego and mega bloks bricks fit well together if the mega blocks ...



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