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Mindstorms Overview

Important

  • Assign and label each EV3 with a unique name

  • Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on both the EV3 and the computer/iPad.

Hardware

  • Brick
    • Display
    • Buttons
    • LEDs
    • Sound
    • Motor ports
    • Sensor ports
  • Motors
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Sensors
    • Touch
    • Color
    • Gyro
    • Ultrasonic

Laptop Version

  • Connecting
  • Port View
  • Running and stopping programs
  • Tabs
  • Naming a program
  • Saving
  • Sound Editor
  • Present Port View menu options

iPad Version

  • Connecting (make sure BT iPad option is enabled on EV3)
  • Port View
  • Running and stopping programs
  • Naming a program
  • Saving Options

Blocks

  • Motors
    • Single (large and medium)
    • Steering
    • Tank
    • Motor rotation
  • Sensors
    • Touch
    • Color
    • Gyro
    • Ultrasonic
  • Debugging
    • Sound
    • LEDs
    • Display
  • Misc
    • Buttons
    • Start
    • Wait
    • Stop
    • Comment
  • Loop
  • Switch
  • Loop and Switch options
    • Port number option
    • Measure vs Compare
    • Adding actions to block
  • Loop and Switch useful conditions
    • Motor Rotation
    • Color sensor
    • Touch sensor