Small differences such as how the black 5-hole beams on either side of the scan arm are connected can alter the position of the color sensor during the scan or even jam the scan arm so it stops during the scan. If this happens even when no cube is present or if MindCub3r does not start to scan the cube when it is inserted, please check that the cables to the infra red or ultrasonic and color sensors are connected to the correct ports on the EV3 as shown in by the color coding in the build instructions. MindCub3r will work most reliably with a cube this size although cubes that are only slightly larger or smaller may work. If this happens, there may be a number of possible causes. Make sure that the turntable is carefully aligned before inserting the cube as described here.
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Press the right button on the EV3 to move to the File Navigation screen. Make sure that the turntable is cu3r aligned before inserting the cube as described here. If the program is found, the EV3 makes a short beep and continues.
If this happens even when no cube cubb3r present or if MindCub3r does not start to scan the cube when it is inserted, please check that the cables to the infra red or ultrasonic and color sensors are connected to the correct ports on the Ucb3r as shown in by the color coding in the build instructions.
If the scanned colors do not result in a valid pattern, MindCub3r will stop after the third attempt and display the message "Scan error" on the EV3 display.
The EV3 will make a short beep. There are many other videos of MindCub3r built by other people in this playlist 4.
On a computer running Windows, find the file in Windows Explorer, click with the right mouse button and select Extract all Gently turn the turntable in each direction with your finger so ckb3r it moves slightly because of "play" in the cub3rr connecting it to the motor. If none of the other tips help and you think this may be an issue, please consider replacing the stickers with more conventional colors or try an alternative cube.
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Use the left and right buttons on the EV3 to do this. See the troubleshooting section. MindCub3r is now ready to use! If the turntable starts to rotate or the two arms do not move in this order, please carefully check that cables have been connected to the correct ports on the EV3 as shown by the color coding in the build instructions. Check that the EV3 is positioned exactly as shown in the build instructions.
Check that the scan arm has been built exactly as shown in the build instructions. Use the down button to Select InstallMC3-v2p1 and press the center button to run it.
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A short cub3e nudges the motor by a small angle. Try to bend the cable connecting the color sensor to the EV3 in its most natural direction swap the two ends if necessary and through the clip at the bottom of the scan arm to minimize any force that the cable applies to the position of the color sensor during the scan.
However, it should work with most cubes provided one set of stickers is white and the others are distinct colors. If the EV3 is vub3r one hole too far towards the turntable, the corner of the turntable may catch on the edge of the screen causing it to "jump" a little as the turntable rotates.
If MindCub3r attempts to scan the cube 3 times and displays the message "Scan error" the following tips may help.
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ucb3r If the solver program is not running, the buttons continues to flash red and the message "Find solver" is displayed on the EV3 screen. MindCub3r software consists of three main parts: Make sure latest release of the MindCub3r software is cub3t.
Select the Tools menu and then Memory Browser. Even if the cube appears to tilt each time during the scan, it may be that the cube is being pushed too far across the turntable affecting its position under the color sensor.
There are many other videos of MindCub3r built by other people in this playlist. In particular, carefully check the position of the grey connectors and pegs that connect the tilt arm to the levers from the tilt motor. A standard cube is about cub3t along each edge. The scan arm support was improved before the build instructions were published so do not worry cub33r your MindCub3r does not look quite like the video. Then choose a folder on your computer in which to save the file.
Select the Tools menu and then Block Import.
It is optimized to work with white, yellow, red, orange, green and blue stickers. On Windows - right click on the link On Mac - click on the link while holding the control ctrl key Select one of the following from the pop-up menu: The video of the cu3br variant of MindCub3r shows a prototype. Selecting "Scramble" will make MindCub3r scramble the cube without scanning it.