Grade 12

Set Up Bluetooth Communication

What is Bluetooth?

Connect the NXT to a Computer

How to set up the NXT

  1. Go to the Bluetooth menu on the NXT turn Bluetooth On
    btbt on
  2. Then go to "Visibility"
  3. Then "Visible"


Load the Robot C Firmware

Note: If you have not used RobotC yet or you have not activated your version, you will see two options: one to activate it and one to evaluate it for 365 days. Click on evaluation and you can use the program; there are no limitations on the program when you use RobotC in evaluation.

Name NXT Robot Using USB Connection

  1. In RobotC Open "Robot", "NXT Brick", then "Link Setup"
  2. When it's open click on "Rename NXT" in the right side of the window
  3. Type a New NXT name. For Example name of your School, Your pets name, or Robots name. (Every Robot needs a name ^_^). Then click "OK"

Build a NXT Robot from the NXT Directions

You will be using the lego parts for the "Getting Started Portion" part of these lessons.

Note: If you have built more than (Four) robots successfully and you have a robot already built. You may want to go on to, "Step 2: Loading the Robot C Firmware with the USB Cable". We have provided some sample robot building instructions in case you need help getting a robot built. You will need some type of NXT robot to do the lessons that follow. Robots that includes any sensors and motors are acceptable for the following lessons.