ROBOTC for LEGO MINDSTORMS

Platforms: EV3, NXT

Version: 4.27

Date Posted: November 6, 2014

 

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Before you can use ROBOTC for EV3, you will need to update your EV3's Firmware. take a look at the "Getting Started" guide for more information.

 

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Additional Information

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 does not require a specific driver.

Functionality Available:

  • General Motor Support (unregulated movements)
  • PID Motor Support (regulated movements)
  • Synchronized Motor Functionality
  • Encoder Support (reading encoders + moving to encoder targets)
  • Full EV3 Sensor Support
  • NXT Device Support (sensors + motors)
  • EV3 LED Support
  • Normal ROBOTC features - Debugger, Multitasking, Variables, Debug Stream, etc.
  • LCD support (drawing/printing text)
  • EV3 specific features (buttons, sounds)
  • Bluetooth Download / Debug
  • I2C Functions / Sensor Drivers
  • EV3 Sensor Specific Commands
  • NXT External Controller (TETRIX, MATRIX) Support
  • NXT Joystick Support

 

Functionality Missing/Still in Development:

  • EV3 External Controller (TETRIX, MATRIX) Support
  • Daisy Chaining EV3's together and using chained motors/sensors
  • Wifi Download and Debugging
  • Joystick Support for EV3
  • File System Commands (Read/Write files in a ROBOTC program)

 

Optional Downloads

The NXT drivers are included in the installation of ROBOTC 4.0. If, for any reason, you need to download the files separately, they are provided below:

 

System Requirements

  • Windows® XP, Service Pack 2 or later.
  • Windows® Vista
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 8

Installing more than one version of ROBOTC?

ROBOTC 4.0 uses the same License management window as 3.0 to manage your ROBOTC licenses. It is designed to simplify the process of keeping all of your software up-to-date while minimizing the number of downloads and installations you must perform!

 

Once you have downloaded and installed any version of ROBOTC 4.x, you have everything you need (drivers excluded). No Additional downloads of ROBOTC software are required; in fact, don't try to download and install additional versions.

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