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getting startet: optimized starting point to step into Arduino-izing LEGO Technic

this is the narrative of a little learning curve. In this great forum i got much help to take the right way - and to step into the right direction with an appropiate base for arduino-izing a LEGO-car....
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Difference of Lego products

I came across the Lego Ideas and the original one, and it doesn't seem to have any difference. It's just a normal house, but on a book? Can somebody help me tell the difference, as my son wants to ...
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I want to identify a part from a photo

Can anyone tell me what part this is?
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Is this a Lego? And what is it?

Very strange piece with soft rubber bristles. Bought in a misc box from a garage sale for my son and daughter.
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Arduino-izing LEGO Technic - and now I need some ideas for the Lego Service Truck 8071

I am starting a project - Arduino-izing LEGO Technic - and now I need some ideas for a car / vehicle to choose. This project starts out as a quest to find a way to combine the ease of LEGO Technic ...
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Star Wars ship identification

Tried searching it through google but it didn’t come up with a result. Please help me identifying this one.
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Help identifying Star Wars and maybe one another set(s)

Got these as a gift. This is supposedly Star Wars, and maybe one other set, possibly some car. Thank you.
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What ski part is this?

I looked through the usual places bricklink/rebrickable. I can't seem to find what part this is. It has no markings other then Lego and LEGO Group. I seem to remember it going to a set where this ...
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Restoring valuable minifigures

I recently purchased a lot of LEGO minifigures. Included in the lot was a first issue green goblin. The figure is in great condition aside from having a permanent marker line on the torso. Is there a ...
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T-R3X the look My Block problems

OK I am making the look My block for the T-R3X program but there is this block which don't know how to make at the end of the diagram in the book.
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I am looking for building instructions for the Megabloks Viking Ship 9604

I have parts of the Megabloks set 9604 Viking Ship but can not find the building instructions for it. The goal is to be able to complete this set.
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What minifigure is this?

Please help identify which minifigure this is. My son wants to know which set it might have come from? Can someone help us?
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How to make ev3 follow moving object with ultrasonic sensor [closed]

I have an EV3 and am part of a sumo tournament. We want to make it follow the other robots, but am not sure how
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Trying to identify old 2x4 plate

Another odd-ball in my endless sorting and cleaning: a basic 2x4 black plate, but with two raised hollow tubes, larger than a stud. No part number. Here's a picture of it:
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What is the quietest LEGO motor?

I am trying to make a sort of LEGO dolly for filming videos, but the motors emit a lot of sound. I noticed the train motor is quieter than the other motors I have, but it is still too loud and it ...
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my nxt is not updating it says it cant locate the nxt

I am using a bluetooth connection trying to update firmware from 1.05 to 1.31 and it displays the message cannot locate NXT device to download firmware. My NXT works fine other than that. I got it ...
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What happened to “LEGO Service”?

In the 1990s, besides the main sets, there were some supplementary sets that were basically just parts collections. At least in Germany, these were offered under the name "LEGO Service", and listed in ...
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Will the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software run on macOS 10.15 Catalina

I'm currently running macOS 10.14 Mojave and I see this warning when I start the EV3 programming software: Will it stop working if I upgrade to Catalina? Is there an alternative?
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Can you help me recognize from which sets these minifig parts come from?

I'm sure that this body is the original LEGO. But I'm not sure with head. What parts are these and which set did they come from?
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What set is this from?

My son got some LEGO bricks in a bag from ebay, but no instructions were included. The only info I have are numbers on the bag 135149 and 2011. It's a number 3 bag. Looks like "Friends" set, but not ...
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Gluing small parts with hairspray?

Someone told me about a "myth" that you could glue legos together with a solidifying hairspray like Tresemme stuff, or similar firm hairsprays (that ones that solidify your hair and dry out fast) Id ...
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Are miniature blocks (like Wise Hawk or lno) legal to buy online in Europe (Hungary)?

I bought some Wise Hawk mini blocks (about 100 pieces) for me and my family in Hungary online from China. But the customs office has seized it, saying it is an unlicensed copy of LEGO and I committed ...
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Lego Technic 60C01 Bore size

I was wondering what the bore size is off the 60C01 clutch gear as I was unable to find it anywhere. Also, what is the pitch of such gear?
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how to send direct command to ev3 brick

I am new to ev3 python but am working on a project. I was reading about NXT-python that " It works by sending the direct commands detailed in LEGO's "Blue-tooth Development Kit" to the NXT brick" I ...
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Brick or set ID for part?

Going through 130 lbs. of 5 decades worth of parts and can't ID this one part. Anyone know what it is or where it's from? It appears to be old light gray but may just be really dirty light bley. It ...
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Building techniques for designing a LEGO City Street scene?

As the question suggests... I'm trying to build a city street in "midiscale" similar to that of Hong Kong, but I have no idea on where to even begin with something like this. This project is being ...
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Can't identify venom/spiderman minifigures

I can't identify these Venom/Spiderman minifigures and I have no idea what set they're from but it is over 6-7 years old. I'm not sure if those are the right bottoms for the Venom, but I know that the ...
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How to best measure compatibility among Lego and clones?

A top complaint I see about clone brands is the quality: specifically the flimsiness of the plastic, premature discoloration, or poor fitting with either other bricks of the same brand or with Lego. I'...
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Need help identifying these 7 lego pieces!

I need help identifying these 7 pieces. Please assist! What I tried so far is logically trying to figure out their categories, but unfortunately I couldn't find them, or there were hundreds/thousands ...
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Pin Connector 62462 vs 75535

I wonder what is the purpose of the slot in the 62462 pin connector? What can it be used for, beside from help with part separation? Part 62462 (2005-present) is newer than 75535 (1995-2008), but the ...
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Identify which set these parts are from

Help identify if these parts belong to a set.It was donated to us and it would be great if we could use instructionsto build
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changing ev3p file back into an ev3 project file

how do I change an ev3p file into an ev3 project file. Everytime that I click on the ev3p file to open it, it turns up as text in notepad.
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How do the 61927 actuators work in MK II crane set (42009)?

I don't own a 42009 set (MK II crane). But I have modelled it in LDCad in order to understand how the set works. There is something I don't understand related to the actuators - as I don't have two ...
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How do I run the Lego Technic V6 engine using a Lego electric motor?

I am not into Lego, don't know anything about it, so I will try to be as specific as possible. My goal is to spin the Lego Technic V6 engine (preferably at some realistic RPM's like thousands). ...
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Can the Powered Up Remote (latest train version) pair with the Boost Move Hub?

I've got the latest Powered Up remote, I was hoping it would pair with the Move Hub instead of using the Boost App. At the moment it doesn't want to pair.
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Sorting uncertainty - are these LEGO?

I bought a bulk box of LEGO and about 10% were mega blocks. I am unsure of these pieces. They seem to match in color
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How to build an arch that is angled out of Lego?

I am currently working on a MOC for the USS Orville and I am trying to figure out the engines. I have gone through a couple of iterations on my current version, but it always buckles under its own ...
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Rare Lego Mursten box. Where can I sell it and what would I ask?

Found this box in a rural vintage shop in northern Sweden. I’ve come to understand these were among the first boxes of Lego sold, for the Scandinavian market. This particular one seems to be for the ...
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Can video files created using the LEGO Movie Maker app be accessed directly?

I recently created a video with my son using the LEGO Movie Maker app. I couldn't find a way to export the raw video files out of the app. Is this possible?
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Please help me identify this yellow part with four arms and an axle hole

This is part of a set (that's in a bag of partially built pieces) that I'm trying to identify. This seems like a unique part, and if I can identify the part, then maybe I can cross-reference it to the ...
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What ist this black 2x2 drivers torso? part without head, where/which set is it from? FOUND IT

FOUND IT its LegoBrick, Modified 2 x 2 Racer Driver No Head Item No: x351 how can i delete the Post? I found this Black 2x2 Piece which looks like a drivers torso but have no idea where it comes ...
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Does Powered Up provide a rechargable battery box?

The older Power Functions electrical system includes the option to purchase a lithium ion rechargeable battery box. Is something like this available for the newer Powered Up system?
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create/edit subvi's in ev3- g (labview) developer mode

How can i create/edit subVIs in the ev3-g developer mode? I can open ev3-g blocks in the "LabVIEW" mode and Display subVI Details, but not edit or create subVIs itself. Any idea how to do this?
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LEGO 42095 wheels going opposite directions

My son just finished the 42095 Remote-Controlled Stunt Racer and the two wheels go in opposite directions. Have checked and rebuilt and still can’t get it running in the same direction. Can anyone ...
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Are the different LEGO Xtra play mats designed to be used together?

It appears that the LEGO Xtra play mats come in three different varieties: It is clear that these are physically compatible, but are these intended to be used together, or are the three locales ...
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How to debug gears in the Bucket Wheel Excavator?

My 8 year old is just finishing the Bucket Wheel Excavator. He turned the motor on and there is a significant clicking noise. It looks as though the top gear noted in the picture gets stuck. Not sure ...
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How are the Star Wars Action Battle effects implemented?

I've seen the recent Action Battle sets in the Star Wars theme. Here's one example: How do these sets work? Are there special elements unique to these sets that implement the cannons and breaking ...
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Why don't DUPLO figures have yellow skin?

Normal LEGO minifigures have yellow skin in an attempt at being racially neutral. Why do (modern?) DUPLO figures use normal flesh tones instead of yellow skin? (Set 10895 aside, which has DUPLO ...
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city miniature for IoT (sensors etc.)

I was looking for a way to build a mini city (scale around 1/35) in a way that would be rather realistic. The objective is to present it on a 1.5m x 1.5m table, where we would simulate some sensors ...
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What is this grey LEGO light and sound element with neon green attachments?

I consider my self to be somewhat of a LEGO collector, and have amassed quite a collection over the years. Recently, while looking through a few of my boxes I found this thing: I got this years ago ...

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