Questions tagged [robot-inventor]

Robot Inventor is the 4th generation of LEGO MINDSTORMS, released in 2020.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
8 votes
1 answer
2k views

What's the easiest way to build a delta robot using LEGO Mindstorms 51515?

I'm fairly new to Lego Mindstorms and I'd like to assemble a pick and place mechanism. I was looking for existing delta robot designs and found a lot of good looking designs: https://www.youtube.com/...
user avatar
9 votes
1 answer
266 views

robotic inventor\spike prime hubs: Hub 2 hub communication AND led matrix control

Recently the Spike essentials set was released, including the very interesting 3x3 led matrix part: The matrix allows to set each individual pixel in the 3x3 array to 10 different shades of 10 ...
user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
359 views

What electronics are inside the SPIKE Prime angular motors?

Is there any information available about the internals of the SPIKE Prime and Robot Inventor angular motors? What Hall-Sensor is used by the SPIKE motors? To be more precise: I'd like to get ...
user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
239 views

How can I restore a .lms file created on Mindstorms Inventor to another device?

I have Mindstorms Inventor. I have been able to send my .lms files to my computer as backup. Now I would like to be able to load those programs on another device. How can I accomplish this?
user avatar
  • 53
5 votes
1 answer
354 views

Continuous power supply for the SPIKE Prime or Robot Inventor hubs?

The hubs present in the Mindstorms Robot Inventor or SPIKE Prime sets have 2100mAh lithium-ion batteries which can be charged with the accompanied cable with a micro USB connector on one end and a ...
user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
253 views

Xbox to Robot Inventor?

Is it possible to connect an Xbox controller directly to the Lego Robot Inventor(51515) intelligent brick?
user avatar
  • 51
4 votes
1 answer
272 views

MINDSTORMS 51515 exporting code

I have created a MOC that I am going to put on Rebrickable. But the code is so complex I can’t do what I normally do and take a screen shot of the code and they replicate it. Does anyone know how if ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
208 views

Robot Inventor Bluetooth not working

A while ago, I started up the Robot Inventor program and noticed the computer was not connecting. When I clicked the "Connect" button, the loading "circle" simply started spinning ...
user avatar
13 votes
2 answers
3k views

Where can one find the documentation for the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor software?

Is the documentation (either official or unofficial) of the programming "language" for the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor software available somewhere? Preferably online, without requiring ...
user avatar
  • 13.8k
2 votes
2 answers
368 views

How to get a random value in the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor software

I am making a Python program with the LEGO Robot Inventor software which will, among other things, turn the robot a random amount periodically, which of course requires a random number. However, I ...
user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Where do I find the program to go with the LEGO 51515?

I got a LEGO Mindstorms 51515, and I have finished building my 1st robot, and now would like to program it. However, I cannot find any companion program to use. Where can I install the companion ...
user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
1k views

What is the battery life of the new Mindstorms and SPIKE Prime hubs?

The new Mindstorms v4 and SPIKE Prime hubs include a 2100mAh Lithium-ion battery. How long is it expected to last when running a program?
user avatar
  • 34.1k
1 vote
1 answer
574 views

How to dump the firmware from the SPIKE Prime (and Mindstorms v4)?

I'm interested in tinkering with the micropython filesystem and/or firmware in the SPIKE Prime hub and was wondering: How to dump the firmware from the SPIKE Prime hub? Is there an online resource ...
user avatar
  • 378
8 votes
1 answer
775 views

How to dump the micropython filesystem from the SPIKE Prime (and Mindstorms v4)?

I'm interested in tinkering with the micropython filesystem and/or firmware in the SPIKE Prime hub and was wondering: How to dump the micropython filesystem from the SPIKE Prime hub? Is there an ...
user avatar
  • 378
9 votes
1 answer
2k views

What internal electronics do Spike Prime and Mindstorms Robot Inventor use?

What electronics live inside the SPIKE Prime hub? How powerful is the hardware?
user avatar
  • 34.1k