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The .UF2 file format appears to be a fairly compact, binary format for reliably transferring data to "microcontrollers" (i.e. small embedded systems such as the EV3 controller), and is the format used by the Microsoft MakeCode application, recommended as part of the First LEGO League. The .ev3 file is actually a zip file containing a number of additional ...


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It is not possible to increase the sensitivity of the touch sensor in-programming. Generally, you can use a lever to decrease the amount of force required. Here the "load" is the touch sensor button, the "effort" is the ball hitting the lever, and the beam is a lego beam. If the ball you're using is too light, you still probably won't be able to ...


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LEGO officially stopped supporting NXT in 2015, however, as of 2019, the original NXT programming software is still available on the official LEGO MINDSTORMS web page. The original NXT programming software and EV3 desktop programming software are both 32-bit, so cannot run on macOS 10.15. The new EV3 programming software based on Scratch does not work ...


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The NXT is no longer for sale by Lego, and I don't think they offer technical support for the NXT platform anymore. However, the EV3 software does support NXT. If you can't connect the software to the brick, it might be a driver issue. You can download the official NXT "Fantom" driver from the downloads page of the Mindstorms website - just scroll down until ...


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