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comment How can I use 1 motor for grabbing/lifting and another for moving?
Do these functions (grabbing/lifting/moving) need to be run simultaneously or can they be run in order?
Aug
26
comment How to build an automatic Lego train system?
Related: bricks.stackexchange.com/questions/1798/…
Aug
26
comment Is there a time mechanism that can be added to an NXT program?
Is there a numerical limit to the sensor block? It seems 86,400 seconds between each function is quite a long time.
Aug
9
comment How can i use my iPhone to scan a barcode and send it to my EV3 brick?
There are many Apps available on the App store that can scan barcodes and export the data via e-mail/dropbox etc. However your main problem will be latency. Unless you're prepared to program your own app (as David suggests) it may be worth considering other options.
May
10
comment Can I re-use my LEGO Store Pick a Brick cup?
I think it's 75p in UK stores for a large cup.
Mar
14
comment What techniques can be used for laying plates at 45° angle?
I've un-deleted this question because I believe others may benefit or wish to add to this question. If you have discovered a solution, feel free to add it as an answer to this question.
Feb
26
comment Large Lego Minifig Styles
The Creator figure look very similar to the ones in the Jack Stone theme.
Feb
23
comment Which bricks warrant an extra to be included in a set?
The inventory of parts provided for sets on Bricklink show which parts are considered extra. It might be possible to calculate which extra parts are the most common across the database of sets.
Feb
12
comment EV3 and HiTechnic Color Sensor Block
For 3rd-party product support you might find it quicker to contact HiTechnic via their support form.
Dec
17
comment Has Lego Box 5508 been discontinued?
A lot of LEGO sets will be out of stock in the run up to Christmas, particularly buckets/tubs of LEGO.
Dec
17
comment What are the codes for the LEGO advent game?
Which advent calender is this for? I.E. City, Friends, Star Wars...
Dec
17
comment What is the centre hole for in modern train tracks?
I suppose it makes sense with the curved rail pieces since they don't clutch directly on to a baseplate in the way straight pieces do. It
Dec
12
comment identification of lego set by color and shape of inner box
Adding good pictures and changing the title of your question (to be more specific) will greatly improve the chances your set is identified.
Dec
8
comment Advanced coloured lines following robot
What hardware/software are you using (NXT, EV3, etc..)?
Dec
8
comment LEGO and fuel company commercial relationship?
The Shell logo re-appeared as early as 2004 in the Ferrari themed sets with the Ferrari F1 Racer. It has since been the favoured fuel brand for Ferrari sets, up until 2012 when the last set was released.
Dec
2
comment Where did “Cheese Slope” get its name?
@DaveDeLong I've updated my answer, hopefully it makes a bit more sense.
Nov
14
comment Identify bulldozer truck -probably from early 90"s
Do you have a picture?
Nov
13
comment Using motors to ring a bell?
As to the design, that's completely up to you and dependent on the construction of your bell tower. I'd be more capable of answering your question if you gave some more details.
Nov
13
comment Using motors to ring a bell?
@Ӎσᶎ I'm going to assume the question asker is going to use a metal bell since he/she would like to use a motor. It would be helpful to have those other points clarified.
Oct
5
comment How to use NXT device as a keyboard key for computer
Is the computer in question capable of receiving Bluetooth messages?