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The Difference Between LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition (#31313) and LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 (#45544)

This article covers the difference between the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition and LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 products. Other articles in the ‘difference between’ series: * The difference and compatibility between EV3 and NXT (link) * The difference between NXT Home Edition and NXT Education products (link) One robotics platform, two targets The LEGO MINDSTORMS...

Tutorial: Most Useless Machine EV3R

This useless machine is inspired by the “Most Useless Machine EVER” by “SaskView”. Now you can build one too, using the instructions below. All you need is one LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kit (#31313). Leave a comment if you build one – let’s see how many pointless machines we can build together! Video

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3: 12 Bonus Models

The LEGO Group has just revealed the 12 official bonus models that you can build with the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 set. They were designed by members of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Expert Panel, and they’re officially endorsed by LEGO. Some of them also appear on the EV3 packaging. I’ve grouped all 12 projects by category...

Zebro Light: Lightweight Mobile Hexapod Robot

As part of our Bachelor of Science design project, we (J. de Bruijckere, R. Smit and L. Valk) have developed a mechanical, electrical and software design for a lightweight, mobile exploration robot that employs the half-circle leg morphology. The morphology is based on TU Delft’s Zebro robot, which in turn is based on the RHex...
Possible configuration with one EV3 Brick with both EV3 and NXT accessories.

EV3 and NXT: Difference and Compatibility

Since the launch of LEGO MINDSTORMS in 1998, three generations of MINDSTORMS products have been on the market: 1998: LEGO MINDSTORMS (RCX) 2006: LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2013: LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Several LEGO sets have been released for each generation, but the Programmable Brick (Figure 1) is what makes each generation unique. Here’s an incomplete list...

Best EV3 video from CES

Check out this cool and detailed video with 8 minutes of EV3 news. It’s an interview by Techcrunch with Camilla Bottke from LEGO. CES just finished for the LEGO MINDSTORMS team, and this video nicely sums up almost everything that was disclosed last week. The video highlights several aspects of the new set, and it...

EV3 Hardware: Home Edition #31313

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition contains an EV3 brick, three motors (Two Large, one Medium), three sensors (IR, Color, Touch) and a remote control. The home edition is the one you’ll find in toy stores and other retail channels like Amazon. It’s set number is 31313. You can see the complete family of hardware...

Preview: The New Robots – LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3

Did StackExchange send you here? Then you are probably looking for this article instead: The Difference Between EV3 Home Edition (#31313) and Education EV3 (#45544) Do me a favor and fix the link! 🙂 The New EV3 Robots All the tech blogs are at it right now, LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 is out! Only the tech...

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 – A new Generation!

The LEGO Group will announce their latest innovation of LEGO MINDSTORMS this week at the international Consumer Electronics Show (CES). LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, the successor of NXT, continues the popular LEGO MINDSTORMS product line, and it’s better than ever. The new EV3 system makes it easy to start building robots in no time. Beginning users...

Discovery E-Book now available

The LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Discovery Book is now available on Kindle. It’s also available as a PDF or EPub. You can get the Kindle edition directly from Amazon. Instead you can buy the “Ebook Bundle” from the publisher. The package includes a PDF file (Computer/iPad), a Mobi file (Kindle), and an Epub (Sony reader...
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