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What is the best option for Mindstorms EV3 remote control for motors?
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As you mentioned, the IR remote has a relatively short range. You must not direct the IR beam directly in front of the IR receiver but it is working much better if you do. If you're on the back of the ...

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What is the minimum required set of parts for Mindstorms?
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I would suggest at least one sensor. Of course you can program the brick (which version ever) with a motor or two. But that are very limited programs. If you have a sensor, you can create programs ...

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What are the programming languages that can be used on Lego Mindstorm EV3?
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If your son has no previous knowledge from other programming languages I suggest to start with the LEGO language called EV3-G. That's the visual one included with the EV3. As an alternative you an use ...

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Mindstorm 2.0 & Chromebook?
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There's an FAQ that answers questions regarding the NXT <-> EV3 compatibility quite well: https://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/support?ignorereferer=true The main problem is, that the EV3 ...

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What is the best way to program Mindstorms EV3?
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You have various options. If you use Linux mainly ev3dev is a good start I think. I've worked with Java (LeJOS) and C# (MonoBrick) in combination with the LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3. But there are ...

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How to instruct EV3 to go a certain place in the room?
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I would use the IR Beacon that's shipped with the Home Edition of the LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3. The Beacon is integrated within the IR remote control (the big horizontal button at the top). The ...

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Installed EV3 software on Win 8 and it won't load
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A possibility is, that you lack the latest Silverlight update. I had this problem on some Windows and Mac OS X machines recently. Maybe you can try to install the latest version: https://www....

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A wired data logging brick
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If you really need a data logging block where the file name is determined by the input, I'm afraid that this is not possible. The normal data logging block has a constant as file name: Maybe you can ...

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Where can I download the EV3 education edition software for free?
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You can download the Education Edition for the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 here (footer of the page). It is available for free. You only need a valid LEGO ID for a login. If you haven't a LEGO ID you can ...

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EV3 brick Bluetooth connection error
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I'm experiencing this kind of problem a lot recently. What helps me when I'm completely stuck: Re-Install the newest firmware (1.09H/E/D). After this update restart the EV3, close all Apps (shut ...

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PC control Ev3 robot
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You can write programs with many languages (like Java, C#, Python). Those languages are capable of controlling your EV3 without the need to build and run a program directly on the EV3 brick. The ...

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