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A category of powered LEGO products which offer direct and remote control of action bricks via Bluetooth. This system is the successor to Power Functions.

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What are the electrical properties of electric LEGO systems?

Several electric LEGO systems exist: LEGO Trains LEGO Technic Power Functions (PF) LEGO Mindstorms (in several versions) ...? How do these systems differ in electrical properties and which systems ...
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Alternative to LEGO CONTROL+ app

My son just received the Liebherr R 9800 excavator 42100 LEGO set. It would seem the Control+ app that is recommended for it simply won't work. It doesn't even connect to the blocks. What are the ...
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What is inside the LEGO Powered Up M motor?

What is inside the M motor in the new Powered Up system? How is it different from the older Power Functions motor?
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LEGO Power Function PF 2.0 specification

Does anyone have the new Power Function 2.0 specification or pin out?
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What electronics are inside the LEGO Powered Up hub?

I'm curious what the internals of the new Powered Up hub look like? What components are inside?
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What internal electronics does LEGO Boost use?

What specific electronic components are present inside the Boost Move Hub?
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Can several users control one Powered Up train using different devices?

According to this review of the new 60197 passenger train you can only have one Bluetooth thing talk to the new LEGO battery box at a time. The new Power Up system as it currently appears in this ...
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Is it possible to non-destructively open the SPIKE Prime smart hub?

I'm referring to this part from SPIKE Prime: Note that this is the same hub that will be used in Mindstorms Inventor. There are four Torx screws on the back side that can be accessed by removing the ...
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Are there Powered Up compatible connectors available?

I'm interested in experimenting with custom LEGO Powered Up peripherals. Are there connectors available that I can use to interface with the hub?
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What is inside the Technic Powered Up XL motor?

What components are inside the new Technic Powered Up XL motor? Is it the same as the PF XL motor, except with a different connector?
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Caterpillar D11 (set 42131). Control+ app doesn't seem to work

I just finished my build of the Caterpillar bulldozer D11 (set 42131) and I'm NOT able to operate it with the Control+ app on my iPhone. First the calibrate process begins: Step 1 in that is to move ...
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Can Lego Remote Control 88010 control Lego Technic Hub 88012?

I have been exploring the new Bluetooth Technic smart hubs with the Control+ app and PoweredUp app. I would like to also use a physical remote. I have the Technic smart hubs that come with the ...
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How do I connect the LEGO Powered Up remote control?

I'm trying to use the Powered Up remote control to control my new train set, but it doesn't seem to work. Is there some process that I need to follow to connect or pair the remote with the Smarthub?
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