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MyBlocks are not reentrant; only one can be running at a time. When a second thread tries to execute a MyBlock that is being used by another, the second thread blocks until the first thread finishes with the block. This normally isn't a problem for MyBlocks that do simple calculations. They finish quickly and all threads make progress. But if a MyBlock ...
Yes you could. If you can get your hands on the education software, you can upload the EV3 education firmware onto the home edition brick. Here are the steps: Shut off brick Hold down right and middle buttons When it says updating.. Then plug into computer with the educational version of software Open up Tools Firmware update Click on firmware ...
No you can't. But IR towers are pretty cheap, especially the older serial ones (you have to add an USB to serial converter to use the latter version on modern computers)
You really have two major choices: Try to acquire, install, and run the official Lego software for the RCX. Use some third-party tool to develop programs that can be uploaded and run on the brick. (1) is getting harder and harder to do on modern computers. Personally, I would not bother trying. (2) means choosing some third-party tooling. The other ...
I like http://bricxcc.sourceforge.net the best for the RCX! Keep in min that the RCX will loose it's firmware if your batteries are empty or - when powered via 9V - it loses it's power.
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