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As it just so happens, I'm physically in possession of an English Vision Command CD. I've uploaded the iso here: https://www.mediafire.com/?xo6xfjvnbzaaf7u I didn't upload and post it in that other question you mentioned since I wasn't aware none of the Vision Command ones were English, but I've also updated the answer in that other question with this link ...


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For the RCX devices, if you want to use the RIS or RoboLab software on OS X, your best solution is to see if a VM image running Windows gives you what you want. The main problem will be accessing IR Tower: the Mac doesn't have a COM port without a serial dongle (which could be had for cheap, but they can be a pain to use). And a USB Tower (if you have them) ...


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I am currently maintaining my own fork of NQC for use on OpenBSD and OS X. As you have discovered, the recent compiler changes on OS X broke NQC in many places. Not to mention that the USB tower integration was pretty outdated. If you can compile it, it should work better than the ports version. AFAIK, I am now the de facto maintainer for NQC. (And may ...


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I've found a seemingly broken website, but from the sources I was able to salvage these addresses, they work just fine (as far as the download goes, I did not check the contents): http://www.brickfactory.info/iso/9731_lego_vision_command_xp.zip -> German version http://www.brickfactory.info/iso/9722_extreme_creatures_1.0.zip Vision Command English: ...


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There is no non-LEGO product that can substitute the infrared tower used for communicating with the RCX, as the USB and Serial towers use a very specific protocol that does not match that of other Infrared devices. Nonetheless, it does appear that there are schematics available for the IR Tower, courtesy of Mark Bellis: I'm no expert on low-level ...


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The EV3 software is not backwards compatible with RCX 1.0. You will need to install the software from the CD-ROM that would have come with your set. If you do decide to purchase one online, you can do so from a 3rd party marketplace such as Bricklink. Be sure to install the correct version of the CD-ROM (RCX 1.0) and check to see if your operating system ...



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