I have some questions about the VEX robotics kit that I thought you guys might be able to answer for me.
First, why do the motors have 3 wires? There are the positive and common leads, but what is the third for?
Also, I'm thinking about getting the programming kit but am somewhat wary about doing it because it costs $100. Also, I have heard that the IDE is not very good, and that the language it uses is hard to code in. Is there anyone who has experience with the programming kit and can tell me if any of the rumors are true?
What programming language is used to program the VEX microcontroller? Is it hard to use?
Would it be possible for someone to send me a copy of the IDE used for programming the microcontroller? I'd like to see what it's like.
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