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The sign-in is to enable cloud saves, build with friends, wanted list export, upload to the Studio Gallery, shopping integration features like price lookup, and probably some other features I haven't thought of or have not been mentioned in the comments yet. If you don't plan on using any of those features then it isn't required to sign-in.


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In the comments you asked, ...do you know if it is possible also to work in stud.io with other 3d-files or only with bricks that are pre-integrated? So if i would have designed new bricks could i use them too?... Looks like Brinklink also offers a tweak program to make custom bricks called PartDesigner, that's able to export right into Stud.io. I'...


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I think I might have a more elegant solution rather than downgrading to LDD 4.3.11 : You just need to replace "Assets.lif" file in the 4.3.12 installation folder with the same file from 4.3.11 version. I happen to have this file archived here. After you replace the file and restart LDD, all bricks will be available and all your previous creations will open ...


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Quoting from Lego's LDD page: Sorry. We don’t support LDD version 4.3.10 anymore. If you still use version 4.3.10 you will experience errors when launching the application. You can still use “offline” mode if you wish. We urge you to update, use the download link, and install free application for Windows PC & Mac OSX. There is nothing wrong with your ...


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Unfortunately LDD has been actively deprecated for quite a number of years and LEGO officially noted they would not be updating the parts set and would, in fact, be removing some parts quite a few years ago. The only solution is to use one of the alternatives such as any of the options that use the LDraw libraries. One of the more popular right now (for ...


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The only way to compile a .ev3 file to a .rbf file is with the "EV3 Lab" software that is not compatible with macOS 10.15 Catalina. So your options are: Run Windows or an older version of macOS in a virtual machine, such as VirtualBox Find someone that can send you the compiled .rbf file, then use a tool such as ev3duder to transfer the program to the EV3. ...


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The LEGO Education Website EV3 firmware update page lists two options. Use the EV3 Device Manager web page. The instructions are not entirely clear, but if you visit the web page with Chrome (recommended), Safari, Edge, or Internet Explorer, click the Available Bricks (0) button and wait a very long time, it will eventually pop up a dialog asking to ...


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In January of 2016 the LEGO Group officially announced through the Ambassador's Forum that Lego Digital Designer (LDD) had been defunded and would not be receiving any more updates. In the following year there were 2 more updates, however in at least one of those updates parts were actually removed from the library. The software is still available for ...


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The Studio tool from BrickLink uses the LDraw Parts library and has both the POV-Ray renderer as well as a "Photo Real" renderer baked in for some fairly realistic renderings of your models. For example: A selection of wheels and axles. You can see the logos on the studs of the modified 1x2: Apple Macintosh Sample Model: Apple Macintosh Sample ...


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BrickLink Studio is a design tool to build models (like LEGO Digital Designer) and includes the ability to create instructions as PDF or images. Therefore the models are divided into steps via the modeller or in the step builder (part of the instruction maker). Steps can be reordered Parts can be moved between steps Parts can be grouped into submodels with ...


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How about running Windows 98 on a Raspberry Pi device and using the Lego IR USB tower that way? Here is a tutorial on running Windows 98 on a Raspberry Pi. https://magpi.raspberrypi.org/articles/run-windows-98-on-raspberry-pi-with-dosbox-x I found this, too: https://minordiscoveries.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/using-nqc-on-a-raspberry-pi-to-program-a-lego-...


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If you click the little wrench button, you can see your programs, images, sounds and more. You just have to click on the program you do not want and delete it. Alternatively, you can hide it. Hope it helped. Sorry my handwriting is terrible with a mouse.


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If the schematic you are asking is for the LegoDuplo, Train Push & Go Motor with the circuit board that looks like: This schematic is proprietary information that belongs to the Lego group. This element uses a Bluetooth Low Energy radio and has an FCC ID: NPI28743 Perhaps you could create your own schematic and post it here.


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Just heard from Microsoft, MakeCode only works with Lego EV3, NOT NXT.


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EV3 Classroom is supposed to work with the NXT brick. https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/mindstorms-ev3/software


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Unfortunately there is no good solution for controlling NXT’s from an iPad. There are plenty of Android apps to control them manually, but you’re best bet on iOS is to write something on your own. LEGO does provide a Bluetooth Developer Kit with the info so it is possible.


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The USB RCX Tower only has 32-bit support, which doesn't work on modern Windows versions. It has been reported to work on Linux though (I didn't try that myself). I own a serial USB RCX Tower which I connected to my computer USB (modern Windows 10) using a (modern) LogiLink AU0002E RS232 adapter which has a Windows 10-compatible 64-bit driver. I use leJOS ...


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In the comments you wrote: ...For the record, I am willing to consider answers that address other software as well. But I currently only have the LDD, so am completely unfamiliar to any other software out there. – nijineko Brinklink offers two programs that could be right up your alley: Studio 2.0 - A popular alternative to LEGO Digital Designer, ...


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I have RIS 2.0 in GERMAN Language, which I backed up for myself and all other old LEGO Fans and uploaded it. I run it on Virtual WinXP, which is set up with Oracle Virtualbox. For the old RCX Tower I have bought USB to Serial Adapter - RS232 Converter and connected it to WinXP. Here is the Link for German Software : https://www.mediafire.com/file/...


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RIS 2.0 ISO now up on archive.org https://archive.org/details/ris20


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