15the RC system

Despite being discontinued in 2003, the LEGO Radio Control (RC) system remains exceptional in many respects, most importantly in its motors’ high performance. Its strength makes it popular with builders who are not satisfied with the limitations of the Power Functions system. Constructions that rely on the RC system are still published on a regular basis, and the system’s components are still available on the second-hand market. Because no replacement for the RC system seems to be imminent, it’s worth learning about this valuable alternative to today’s PF system. This chapter helps you understand how the RC system works and what makes it unique.

overview of the LEGO RC systems

The LEGO Group has been experimenting with RC systems ...

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