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Connecting a Lego PF M motor to computer

TL;DR: It's not trivial. First, let me quote the pin-out of a PoweredUP (PU) connector from https://bricks.stackexchange.com/a/10365/13403 : Pin 1 - Motor Pin 2 - Motor Pin 3 - GND (0v) Pin 4 - VCC (...
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How to create a "return to steering system" without using LEGO Power Functions for Technic Cars?

I won't be able to provide a complete solution for your motorization. In the past, when Power Functions system was introduced servo motor wasn't available at first and later was rather expensive. I've ...
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Connecting a Lego PF M motor to computer

Since both the connector and the protocol are different, it's definitely impossible to just plug the motor into a PC. If you allow for using a converter which would use a custom electronic board to ...
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How to create a "return to steering system" without using LEGO Power Functions for Technic Cars?

You can use any rubber band to create a return-to-center mechanism, but the details are dependent on the size of your model, the available space inside for this mechanism and the force required to ...
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I want to get started making GBC modules. Which powered bricks standard to choose in 2023?

The GBC setups I've seen/participated in, have included modules using all kinds of electrical components, but mostly Power Functions (PF) since it's not hard to power those with a train regulator that ...
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