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NXT-G 2.0 available for download from LEGO

If you have an NXT set but have lost your CD, you can now legally download a copy of the ISO image of NXT-G 2.0 (retail, not edu) from the LEGO website.  Why this is only available now and not earlier is a mystery to me but it’s here now so grab it while you can. If you have an ... Read More »

New Beta NXT-G Blocks from HiTechnic


I may not be much of an NXT-G programmer but I can spot a good thing when I see it.  Gus over at HiTechnic has been a very busy man. Last time he brought us the really awesome PID motor block but this time he went the extra mile and made no less than three new blocks: A new IR ... Read More »

RS485 on NXT-G? Sure We Can!

Give it up for my main man Andy Milluzzi who, with some help from John Hansen, created the world’s first NXT-G block that leverages the NXT’s RS485 communication abilities! Well done. What does that mean?  Well now you can connect two bricks, back-to-back with a cable connected between their S4 ports and communicate at a blinding 921600 bps!  That’s quite ... Read More »