1. EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    Some of the new EV3 rechargeable batteries have a circuit error and do not work properly. After you recharge one of these defective batteries, install it in the EV3, and turn on the EV3, you will see a brief red flash and then nothing. The problems is just with the...

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  2. How to update the EV3 firmware

    How to update the EV3 firmware

    How to update the firmware on the EV3 using the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 software: First, make sure that the EV3 is on and connected to the computer. Under Tools on the menu at the top of the screen, choose Firmware Update. A pop-up window will appear, showing you the...

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  3. Clicking brick syndrome

    Clicking brick syndrome

    Have you got this situation? Your LEGO NXT Brick wont start… it wont show up… but it gives a strange sound. Put your ear right up to the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Brick with fresh batteries and it turned on. Do you hear a clicking noise? tic… tic… tic… tic… tic… tic… tic… tic… tic…...

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  4. Three troubleshooting tips for NXT-G

    Three troubleshooting tips for NXT-G

    Troubleshooting NXT-G programs can be a little challenging. There aren’t any traditional debugging tools built into the environment. Here are three ways you can emulate common troubleshooting techniques when your program isn’t working the way you expected. Watch variables – You probably know you can monitor a sensor in the...

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