This is Robot Controller, an application for controlling and testing Lego Mindstorms robots using the RCX with firmware version 2. It is the ideal companion to Dave Baum's NQC. Robot Controller allows you to: Download firmware to the RCX Control the three motor outputs Set up the three sensor inputs and monitor their values Download programs to the five program slots and run them Set up the datalog and save it on your disk in readable form Send and receive messages to and from your robot Examine the use of the RCX memory Read and change the values of the RCX variables Control the RCX with AppleScript Robot controller only works on Mac OS X version 10.1 or later. It works both with the USB IR tower and with the serial IR tower (provided you have a serial port with a driver). Programs for download must be in .rcx format, as produced by nqc; firmware for download must be in .lgo format, as included in the Lego 2.0 beta SDK.
Mac OS X 10.1,
Mac OS X 10.2,
Mac OS X 10.3
||Mac OS X 10.1 or higher (10.2 recommended)
RCX with firmware 2.0
LEGO IR tower (either serial or USB)