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The Unofficial LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Inventor's Guide, 2nd Edition by Laurens Valk, David J. Perdue

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Chapter 2. Getting Started with the NXT 2.0 Set

Opening a new LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 set is definitely exciting, but at the same time you’re faced with the task of getting everything in order and then learning the basics. Sound difficult? It isn’t. The NXT 2.0 set’s user-friendly features make getting started easy. And this chapter will further clarify that process, guiding you through the steps and offering additional insights and instructions that will help you to get the most out of your NXT 2.0 set.

Requirements

The NXT 2.0 set requires six AA batteries and a computer (PC or Mac). In addition, if you choose to establish a wireless connection between your NXT and computer (an optional feature), your computer must have Bluetooth capability.

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