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Lydecker
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Where can I download LabView Toolkit for NXT

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Hello,

 

Where can I download the LabView Toolkit for Lego Mindstorms NXT to use with LabView 7.1? I would like to create my own block.

 

The NI website claims on this page http://zone.ni.com/devzone/cda/tut/p/id/4435 that this is the link to the download https://lumen.ni.com/nicif/us/evallegotoolkit/content.xhtml however it is a lie as it takes you to the download for NI LabVIEW for LEGO® MINDSTORMS which is not the same product (and does not support making blocks for the NXT-G Software).

 

Is there anywhere I can get a copy of the old toolkit, or are you saying it no longer possible to create your own blocks for the NXT-G software (that I would find hard to believe.) 

 

Thank you.

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Jack._W
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Re: Where can I download LabView Toolkit for NXT

Hello Lydecker,

 

On the same page you describe seeing the download for 'NI LabVIEW for LEGO® MINDSTORMS' there is a drop down section for downloading the module on it's own without LabVIEW. Have you tried this?

LV NXT download.png

 

I believe this is all you need. After a restart you should then be able to access the block wizard In LabVIEW, select Tools»NXT Module»New NXT Block Wizard

 

Full instruction on the steps needed to create a block are in the following document - 

 

 

Creating LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Software Blocks- ftp://ftp.ni.com/evaluation/mindstorms/NXT_Creating_MINDSTORMS_Blocks.pdf

 

Hope this helps

 

 

Jack. W
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National Instruments
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Re: Where can I download LabView Toolkit for NXT

hello,I have installed LV2011NXT,why tool>......   have not NXT module?

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MahdiehG
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Re: Where can I download LabView Toolkit for NXT

Hello,

 

If this is a new question I would recommend that you create a new thread. Also if you are more descriptive about your problem in the initial post it will help everyone in the community to answer your question.

 

Regards,

Mahdieh G
Applications Engineer
National Instruments UK&Ireland