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Can you change the sensitivity of an EV3 Touch Sensor?

My son is making a LEGO pinball machine and is wondering if it is possible to increase the sensitivity of an Ev3 Touch Sensor as when a ball hits it? Or does he need to use Color Sensors?
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Is anyone able to identify these two pieces?

I'm struggling to identify these two parts. I have searched all parts on Rebrickable, but without any luck. Is someone out there able to help me?
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Why do Technic beams have an odd number of holes?

Why do LEGO Technic beams tend to have an odd numbers of holes? Is it for making it suitable for designing models? Or does the owner of The LEGO Group love either odd or even numbers?
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How do you make your own LEGO instructions? [duplicate]

As per the title, how can I make my own LEGO instructions?
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Where do I get PDF instructions for LEGO builds that were only in software, like NXT as of 2019?

LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 (8547) stored almost all of its build instructions in the associated software. LEGO no longer supports the software for modern Mac OS X. I can not find build instructions for ...
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Does LEGO no longer support NXT 2.0 at all?

I am running Mac OS X 10.15 (Catalina) and the EV3 software can't detect my NXT 2.0 using USB.
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Question about compliance of LEGO videos on Youtube and the new COPPA rules

I make some LEGO videos and post them on Youtube. I'm wondering whether I should flag them as "for kids" or not. Most (if not all) of them are not intended to be specifically for kids, but for all ...
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Buying specific part variant on BrickLink

I've ordered a lot of pieces (at least a lot for me) on BrickLink, among them a bunch of "3794b - Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with 1 Stud with Groove (Jumper)". Instead of that variant, I received "15573 - ...
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Can you please help identify this set?

Can you guys please help me identify this set, looks like some Ninjago set, but that is as far as I can get. Thanks
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Can you please identify this set?

I got this set but it is missing pieces and I am trying to figure out which set it is. Can you help please?
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Can someone help me identify this part and possible sets it's in

I need help identifying the following part please:
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Which Part is this?

Hello all, the base of the gun barrel, does anyone know which part is it?
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Anyone familiar with “consets”?

I just saw a Facebook ad for consets.com. They claim to do a "warehouse clearance", "today only" of genuine LEGO, Their prices are suspiciously low, though, even for "bootLego" / "fake Lego" ...
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Minecraft microworld the nether set 21106

Can anyone tell me how many plastic pouches come in this set? My box has five plastic bags and two instruction books. And also one long orange piece separately. I'm trying to find out if I am missing ...
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Is it possible to use multiple IR beacons on different channels to control EV3?

One IR beacon has very few buttons and I would like to buy additional beacons and use them simultaneously to be able to control more channels. I can't find any information if this setup will work. ...
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can ev3 switch block take inputs

Is it possible to input values into a switch block? For example, if I have a move steering block in switch statement, can I input a value for power from a math block outside the switch statement? If I ...
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Release date for New LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Classroom? [duplicate]

When is the release date for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Classroom for New MAC OS (MAC OS 10.15 Catalina)
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When the Chromebook crashes after coding the color sensor switch, what can I offer students to do for troubleshoot this consistent problem?

When students use the switcher block to program the color sensor on their Chromebooks, the app crashes. We have all accessibilities turned off and ChromeOS updated. What other troubleshooting steps ...
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Has LEGO ever released a police/law enforcement-themed minidoll?

Has LEGO ever released a set with a minidoll portraying a female in a law enforcement career role? I was able to, without much difficulty, modify a CITY police car to seat minidolls, but it is missing ...
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EV3: Detect distances over 255cm with ultrasonic sensor?

In my use case, I have to detect things about 3-4 meters. I don't need to be accurate, +-2 or 3cm is enough. The EV3-G and most other places have a max distance of 255cm, which I understand that it is ...
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Does everything produced by The LEGO Group count as “LEGO pieces”?

I'm wondering if things like LEGO store plastic bags, LEGO boxes, instruction booklets, packaging etc., count as "LEGO pieces" if I incorporate them into a build for the purposes of posting as a ...
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What is Rebuild The World?

I've been seeing a lot about this new thing called "Rebuild The World". I tried figuring out what it was, but I couldn't. What is it?
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What is the wall thickness of a lego brick? [duplicate]

Different sources show different thickness for the wall. I've seen everywhere from 1.0mm to 1.8mm. I need to know with a high degree of confidence since I'm making an aluminium lego piece of a school ...
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What set does this piece belong to and what is it?

What set does this piece go to and what is it? Thinking a castle piece?
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How to import file to Mindstorm Programmer?

I got a Mindstorm set a year ago and I stumbled across a build which looked really cool! I finished the building part then I downloaded the program file but I couldn’t import it. I have a MacBook with ...
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How do I determine which set number from a poly bag

I have a poly bag. It is number two in a set. Underneath the number is 342R7. The set is from 2015. The primary colors are burnt red yellow gray.
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Pearl gold vs flat dark gold

I've ordered 4 "pearl gold" pieces of part 92690 on bricklink. Unfortunately, the seller had to adjust the order as he only had 3 such pieces, he proposed adding two more in "flat dark gold" in ...
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Can someone help identify this set from 2011 (Star Wars?)

Got this set but no instructions and no idea what it is so my son can’t build it. Bags says 2011 and the 135149 Here’s a pic thanks!
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Lego Boost Windows application malfunction

When I like to run external driver my Lego hub is driving B driver when driven from PC (Windows 10 app installed with their store). When try the same application using smartphone it works as expected. ...
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MouldKing set 13132 - Original design, alternate build or cloned MOC?

It seems that Chinese clone brand Mould King will be producing a new set that looks a bit like LEGO's Disney Castle set (71040). It has two times as many parts, however, and unlike LEGO's Disney ...
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Compatibility between vintage (80s/90s) Technic and current parts (motors etc)

I've recently got my old Technic out for my daughter (who's a little young for her own, but her Friends now drive around in a tank). If I start to acquire more, and more sophisticated, motors and ...
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Electric motors - what for beginning?

I just got my first technic joblot and now I am thinking about adding motors. I already have some - cheap ones from amazon. I attached 1 axle pin to such motor with glue gun, works well except one ...
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How to get VIP vouchers in another currency?

With the old VIP program, I could simply go in any LEGO store, hand out my VIP card when paying, and the clerk would tell me how many VIP points I had and ask whether I wanted to use these against my ...
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What's the part number of this LEGO element?

Can anybody help me identify this part? Thanks.
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How can I get a Powered Up motor to run without using a hub?

I'm mainly taking part in LEGO events as part of a Great Ball Contraption exhibit. Most of the modules I make, and that's true for a lot of other builders, are purely mechanical in nature and driven ...
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What is the point in having an instruction step with only one part?

While building Ninjago City we noticed a lot of steps that included only one part. The part is just sitting there. It doesn't get attached to anything. Whatever gets attached in the next step is ...
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Identifying a set with brown curved top and circular gray pieces on the sides

Came partially assembled with a bulk used lot. The color scheme makes me think it could be from a star wars set. It doesn't have any minifigs but I found other loose pieces with imperial logo.
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Subassembly identification

I got these assemblies and I am trying to figure out if they are MOCs or part of a set or sets. I have identified the red sub-assembly as set 60182 Pickup and Caravan. The hotel sign looks like the......
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Buy new lego tires/tyres and treads

I'm part of a lego team making competitive bots, and noticed that newer tires have better traction than our tires which are 5 years old. Any ideas where I could buy new tires? I've tried lego.com's "...
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Missed “How to train your dragon” series? [closed]

Does anybody know, why Lego didn't release sets based on "How to train your Dragon" movies?
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Do you need multiple start blocks rather than just multiple wires from one start block?

Using the Chromebook app I cannot have multiple "wires" from the start block to multiple sections of code blocks. I have to use a start block for each section. When I try to drag a wire it only ...
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Are these LEGO pieces original? How can I be sure?

When I enter in the code on the BrickLink site the codes come up, but there are no markings on the tires suggesting the name of the company or any code. Could it still be an original piece if this is ...
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Trouble with 42110 transmission

I just got the 42110 and assembled bags 1 and 2. I tested everything before joining the front axle and rear axle, and the friction was quite low, not nearly high enough to get gears to skip or ...
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Identifying a set having a chair with a brown seat and circular base with surrounding gray pieces

I bought a bunch of partial assemblies and bulk pieces. I want to identify what set this belongs to. I suspect it's a Star Wars set, but there were no minifigs nor decals to confirm my suspicion.
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Coloring Multiple Bricks in LEGO Digital Draw

I made the mistake of not coloring as I went while building a large object in LEGO Digital Designer. I don't want to spend hours coloring each individual brick. Is there a way I can box select the ...
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Are there LEGO plates without the word “LEGO” on the studs?

Yes, this question has already been asked here. This time, however, I was wondering if anyone can point to official LEGO web page on which this fact is confirmed. I've already read "Fair Play" ...
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Extra pieces in a lot, not sure what to do with them

All right so I bought a couple Lego sets of the garage sale all the pieces are there but there's so many extra pieces and they're not just random The pieces that go to these sets is there anyway that ...
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Brick 2 x 2 cash register and tile 2 x 2 tape recorder sticker

Recently after leaving my Dark Ages, I bought a bulk lot of LEGO and these parts with stickers were in it and were the only ones I couldn't find. Is it possible to help? I used Image Search Options ...
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Where is the 15068 PLATE W. BOW 2X2X2/3 in LDD?

I can't seem to find this piece in ldd, and it's a very common piece. I'm using the extended version. where is it?
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Do LEGO sets go on sale on black friday?

I'm considering buying a LEGO set (42110) and with black friday coming up I was wondering whether they go on sale for black friday on amazon or the official LEGO store/shop at home. I looked at the ...

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