Ready, set... start your engines! Created by Brit Cruise.
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- is he showing us how to use it or make it because I wanna make one of these if I can(4 votes)
- He is showing you the different kinds of blocks that are used in the NXT software.(4 votes)
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- how can you make a motor for legos(2 votes)
- It gives special motors in Lego (from Lego Technic and from the Lego Roboter).
You can also use an normal electromotor and disguise it with Lego blocks.(1 vote)
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- Well you input codes for the computer and the computer does that thing that you inputed. If you code make a red dot, then it will make ared dot.(1 vote)
I'm new to programming and no idea where to start. I have no idea what the basics of programming are either. I tried taking the JS: Basic drawing something, and I don't get it. It started giving me stuff like functions but not sure where when to use it. Is there any course here that focuses on introducing programming for total beginners?(1 vote)
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To power a single motor, you use the motor block, which is under your output here. However, this only works when you're powering a single motor. However, if you are building some sort of vehicle and you have multiple motors attached-- let's say you have a motor plugged into A and B-- you need to use the move block, which is under the common area, and the move block allows you to control multiple motors. And you do so by selecting the port your motors are plugged into, so in this example, I have A and B checked, and that's where my motors are plugged into. And now I can easily adjust the direction to both those motors here. And I can also adjust the steering to favor either towards A or B, and what steering does is it just adjusts the power being sent to those motors. And you also have an overall power setting for all motors that are plugged in. You can go to max power and all the way to 0. And the duration is how long you want this block to execute for. So you can do unlimited, and this will just continue running and you won't even need a loop in this case. You can also do some fine adjustments and say, I want my motors to turn five degrees, and because of the internal rotation sensor, it can do a very fine adjustment. You can also set it to do rotations, such as, I want my motors to rotate three times. There. And the last option is you can set the duration, so you can have your motors run for 2.5 seconds if that's what you need in your application. The final setting is Next Action, and what this does is it allows you to select Brake or Coast. Brake means when this block ends, the motors immediately shut off. And, however, you can also select Coast, which means the power ramps off slowly and you get this smoother response. So that's how you can control either multiple motors, or the same thing applies if you're using a single motor. It's all the same settings, except it only applies to a single motor port.