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Are there active electronics in basic Powered Up motors?

Powered Up is a more advanced system than the Power Functions system that it is replacing. Does each component contain active electronics that identify it to the hub that it is connected to?
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Are only two new train sets available in August 2018?

I want to get started on LEGO trains. However when I look up which trains sets are available I find only two: 60198 Cargo Train 60197 Passenger Train Does that mean I can only buy two different ...
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How to retrieve a deleted program file from the lego NXT

I have been programming a complex file for my lego NXT. I accidentally deleted my file from the PC, but it is still available on my NXT brick. Is there any way that I can retrieve the file from my NXT ...
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How many sealed bags are there in the LEGO set 4504?

I'm not sure if this is the correct site for this question. I'm new to LEGO and just acquired an older LEGO Star War Set 4504 Millennium Falcon. The box was open and the sealed bags are not numbered. ...
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Which Lego set has had the most Easter Eggs?

With the release of the new Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (set: 71043) has 6,020 pieces. I believe this a subtle reference (Easter egg) to the Lego set 6020, one of the first sets to ever have a ...
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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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How many polypags would I need to get to have good odds of getting all in the series?

Despite helpful prior answers about squeezing polybags to determine contents, the new Unikitty! series seems pretty immune to this sort of the effort since all of them are in one of 3 shapes and there ...
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Extra pieces in 76112 Batmobile

I've been building the new app-controlled Batmobile. As far as I can tell, step 34 shows many more elements in the parts list than are actually used in the build. What is going on here?
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How can I find the original bag listing for 42083?

I'm buying a used set (42083 to be specific) and I would like to sort the parts in their original module bags. However, I can only find the complete part list, not the parts per module. Does anyone ...
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Mysterious Part ID help

My kiddo has recently been given a random parts grab bag, and we’re unable to ID one particular item, of which he has three: anyone know this part?
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Is there an API for the Duplo 10874 train set?

I intend to buy this train set for my daughter. Apparently, the locomotive can communicate with an app via a bluetooth connection. My question is: is there any documentation available so that I can ...
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How to make a Lego Mindstorms ev3 self driving car?

I recently got the Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit. I wanted to make a self driving car, but I got stuck on the building part. I saw another question like this, however it was for NXT and had no decent ...
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Please help identify this set with red, black, and lime colors?

Can someone tell me what it is so I can get instructions for it. All pieces are shown. I removed a couple I hope can help identify it
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Can you identify this LEGO minifig head please?

My son's favorite LEGO minifig head, came in a box of loose LEGO. I have searched hundreds of images and have not found a match.
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Childhood lego car ID, 1980s early 90s

I'm looking to ID 2 sets I had as a kid, One was a rally car, it was white with a red base, the wheel centres were red. The driver I think was white upper, red or white lower and with a red helmet ...
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What set did this assembly come from?

What set did this assembly come from? Any ideas? I'm inclined to think it's come from a Star Wars set.
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Can the Powered Up app be used to directly control the Boost Move Hub?

I have the LEGO Boost kit, and I'm wondering if I can control it directly using the Powered Up app rather than programming it using the Boost app. Is this possible?
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How do I connect part 62113 together to form a ladder?

I am looking to build a ladder. I saw part 62113 and was wondering if its possible to connect part 62113? Here's what that part looks like:
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M-Tron spaceships complete list

In a old LEGO box lost in my garage I found pieces and instructions of various M-Tron models: 6811 Pulsar Charger 6833 Beacon Tracer 6877 Vector Detector 6896 Celestial Forager 6923 Particle Ionizer ...
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Confused about power functions motors 8883 and 8293

Is the motor that comes with the Technic power functions motor set (8293) and the stand alone motor 8883 the same? We have just built the LEGO Creator 10261 roller coaster set and it specifies a 8883 ...
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How much do the PF XL motors help speed in the 4x4 crawler?

I'm wanting an answer if anyone has swapped the PF L motors in the 4x4 crawler to PF XL motors and if this increases the speed or not.
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Can you identify this Star Wars LEGO set?

Can anyone identify this Star Wars LEGO set: Any help gratefully received. I think it's a Star Wars set.
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What are these mini figures?

I have just brought these mini figures and was wondering if anyone could identify them?
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Are there additional motors and/or sensors that can be used to extend LEGO Boost?

What extra motors and sensors can be bought to extend the LEGO Boost (17101) set? I have heard the WeDo motors have the same connector but not if they are compatible with the Boost hub. Are they ...
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How to check the missing pieces of a given set?

I have a collection of LEGO sets, from which only the B model is assembled and the remaining pieces have been lost. What is the easiest way to figure out which pieces are missing from these sets?
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What to do with old LEGO Magazines

I'm in the process of moving, and I have come upon my old collection of LEGO magazines. All from the early 2000s, I have the LEGO Magazine, the Mania Magazine, and a bunch of Shop-at-Home catalogues. ...
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Can Boost programs be transferred off the tablet / phone / PC?

I'd like to be able to transfer Boost programs from one device to another and to back them up. Is this possible? Ideally I'd like some app-supported mechanism for this. I have a Google Pixel, a ...
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XL motor and M motor on IR receiver = same output?

I am really puzzled by my small car build with balloon tires (55976). I tried swapping between an XL and an M (PF) motor, both geared down (up?) to about the same torque (I tested by how sleep a slope ...
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Please identify LEGO sets based on these parts

Any ideas what set they belong?
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LEGO part counts on boxes without treads

I want to buy another LEGO Technic set therefore I'm trying to analyze the challenge to price ratio of different sets. I first thought that the part count may be somewhat proportional to challenge and ...
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Repairing disintegrated old 9V wire

I have a number of old technic motors and battery boxes I would like to use however the wires have disintegrated in storage to the point that the metal conductors touch and short out. Does anybody ...
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Can you help me identify this odd fence-like brick?

This brick was found in a selection of unopened LEGO bags left with an instruction book that were donated to my mother's workplace. Bags did not correspond to the book and and as such I am left at an ...
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Please help me identify this partially assembled set

A sweet neighbor kid handed down his LEGO collection to us. I’ve been able to find quite a few sets by searching Google, but this one has me stumped.
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How to send through Bluetooth motor angle position and mirror that position on another motor?

I've built a steering wheel that checks the servomotor position using NXC function - MotorRotationCount(). Now, I want to send that position to second brick using Bluetooth and apply that servomotor ...
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How did they make the LEGO Batman cutscenes?

I wanna know what programs they used to make the videos the old LEGO videogames like the 2008 Lego Batman, 2007 Lego Star Wars, and maybe the 2011 Lego Star Wars for a little modern-ish feel. I want ...
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What is the name/number of this LEGO brick, used to make “cat eyes”?

Could anyone please tell me the name/number of the LEGO component used for the cat's eyes?
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Identify (very old) bricks

I have this two bricks I got as a present a while ago, and wanted to know a bit more about them. Things I noticed: The material is not entirely hard as today's plastic bricks, some small marks can ...
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Serial tower RCX 1.0 works with NQC but flakey with RIS 2.0

Had this baby for 20 years at this point. Some rubber rot on the cables, but other than that, the set's in great shape. RCX 1.0 with DC-in port. Serial tower. Fresh batteries in tower and RCX. I ...
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What is the writing on this sticky note tile?

Is it a bullet-point list? Or some kind of poem? Or non-words? LEGO Tile 1 x 1 with Black Writing (Sticky Note / Post-It) with Groove (25389)
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Need help identifying set from 2011

Bag came with no instructions. Just these 103 pcs
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Please identify the sub assemblies

Can you please identify the sub assemblies from the pictures. Is this part of a set or something someone just build? As you can see there are a lot of missing pieces. Do they ring a bell to anyone? ...
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How do you support upper floors in tall buildings?

When I build a skyscraper out of LEGO and the floor above is weak do I remove the flooring from above and a pillar underneath and then put the floor back or something?
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Set Identification: 2011 set, bag 3, #135149

Can anyone help identify which set this bag comes from?
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Identify 2x2 chrome/silver emblem

I want to know which sets this piece is from. It's 2x2 in size, no writing on it except for an S or 8 in the hole. I've tried googling terms such as chrome/silver indian emblem/plaque to no avail.
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What is the function of Duplo part# 38507 RAIL ACCESSORY, NO. 4

Can someone explain to me what 38507: RAIL ACCESSORY, NO. 4 (#6225519) is for? I've got this in the new Duplo Train accessory #10882 and can't figure out what it does :S
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What would be the origin of these 1x1 bricks with the top part and stud having a different color?

Last weekend while visiting Legoland Germany, we found the following pieces in the discount crates: They are white 1x1 bricks, with the top part (and stud) in light bluish gray. What would be the ...
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Any ideas on this mostly white and dark red set?

I recently purchased quite a few Legos from a neighbor. They are a bit of a mess with no instructions. I did find a couple bags that had not been opened. This is bag 2 and 3 and a couple smaller bags. ...
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What is this brown flexible wire with 5 sliding pieces?

This is definitely one of the strangest LEGO pieces I've ever found. The wire caps are both stamped LEGO, one would take half (or quarter) a pin and one a small ball. What is it and where does it ...
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What is this piece? I see it being sold with 9v train tracks

What is this piece? I see it being sold with 9v train tracks
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How many and what kind of batteries are needed for LEGO Powered Up?

I'm considering picking up one of the Powered Up train sets. What kind of batteries does the included Powered Up remote control system use?

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