Where to buy the EV3 Discovery Book

This post provides a summary of the best options to purchase a copy of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discover Book. Wherever you are, there are so many options! Quick summary: From the publisher: Great price; Free ebook. Best price inside the US. The Book Depository: Great price; Free worldwide shipping. Your favorite web shop:...

New EV3 Building Idea Book by Isogawa

Yoshihito Isogawa, known for his marvelous mechanical contraptions, has announced a new book that will be released in October. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book contains pictures of numerous small and sophisticated mechanisms to use in your own EV3 robots. Best of all, you’ll need just one LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set to build each mechanism....

When you let robots do PR (they take over the world)

EV3 robots aren’t quite ready yet to assist in the household, but they can make themselves useful in other ways. I asked LAVA R3X to narrate my latest video for the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book. I think he did quite well. After I uploaded it, I realized that he’s actually asking people (you, dear...

Tutorial: Self-Balancing EV3 Robot

This tutorial will show you how to build and program a self-balancing LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robot that can drive around a room. You can build and program BALANC3R (left) or Gyro Boy (right). Once your robot is up and running, you’ll be challenged to customize the construction and program to invent your own self-balancing robot....

Tutorial: Installing Gyro and Ultrasonic Sensor blocks in EV3 Home Edition

When you buy a LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Set, you can choose between the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition and the EV3 Education Core Set (learn more about the differences here). The selection of sensors you get with each kit is slightly different. For example, the Home Edition set includes an Infrared Sensor and an Infrared...

Tutorial: Building BALANC3R

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions to build BALANC3R, a self-balancing LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robot. Requirements 1x LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 #31313 Home Edition. (If you have the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Education Core set #45544, you can build Gyro Boy instead.) 1x Gyroscopic Sensor. Use one of the following sensors: EV3 Gyro by LEGO (pictured below) NXT...

EV3 Robot Takes Selfie: Caught Red-Handed

LAVA R3X is a pretty busy robot. He got himself featured on the front cover of a book that just got published, and now he’s taking the spotlight to show that robots are keeping up with the times too I caught him red-handed taking a selfie with a rare, framed EV3 box signed by the...

EV3 & Linux

One of the great things about the EV3 is that it is actually a very powerful computer. The graphical programming language developed by LEGO and National Instruments is excellent to get started with programming, but the EV3 can do much more. In fact, The LEGO Group encourages the community to unleash the full potential of...

EV3 Discovery Book now in stock on Amazon

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book is now in stock on Amazon! You can now also check out pictures of some of the robots, including the SNATCH3R, the Formula EV3 race car, and ANTY. Which robot will you build first?
1 2 3 4 5 18


EV3 Discovery

Discover the many features of the EV3 set, and learn to build and program your own robots! Learn more

Start Building Robots


Website Maintenance

Robotsquare is currently being updated, which means that it may look a little different (and not very polished) for a while. All the content and pages should still be there, though. It should be back and fully operational soon. Thanks for your patience!