Category Archives: EV3 News

EV3 Packaging Gets Slight Change, Contents Remain Unchanged

The box sleeve was updated slightly to highlight programming.

If you’ve recently visited the LEGO MINDSTORMS website, you may have noticed a slight change in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 packaging. The packaging used to feature that you can remote control your robot, but now it also highlights that you … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book

After many months of hard work, I’m excited to announce that The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book will soon be released. I’ve been working on this project in silence since 2012 using the very first EV3 prototypes, and I’ve been … Continue reading

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LEGO MINDSTORMS at LEGOWORLD 2013

Close up on a single unit of the factory

These are some of the pictures I took at LEGOWORLD in Utrecht, the Netherlands before the entrance was open to visitors. The setup is different this year, with more opportunities for kids to interact with the new EV3 system. I … Continue reading

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Education Expansion Set 45560 Instructions

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Looking for the Core Set (#45544) instructions? Click here. Znap [DOWNLOAD – 5MB]

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Education 45544 Instructions

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You can download the instructions for the robots in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Core Set (LEGO# 45544) using the links below. Happy building! Looking for the Expansion Set (#45560) instructions? Click here. Educator Vehicle (with attachments) [DOWNLOAD – 5MB]

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 now on Amazon

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Box

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set (#31313) is finally available. You can get it from Amazon now! Which robot will you build first? Download the EV3 software for free The software is not included on a CD in the box, but … Continue reading

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Unboxing Video

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Curious to see what’s in the box? Sit back and watch as I unbox the new LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 home edition. I’ll show you the EV3 packaging with the 5 hero models, the multi functional sleeve around the box, as … Continue reading

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3: 12 Bonus Models

RAC3R | A Racing Truck | Designed by Laurens Valk

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 … Continue reading

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Hits Shelves on September 1

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Box

Exciting news! Check out the press release below: ————————– ROBOTICS FANS, MARK YOUR CALENDARS! LEGO┬« MINDSTORMS┬« EV3 HITS SHELVES ON SEPTEMBER 1ST Consumer Robotics Pioneers Reveal 12 Bonus Models Created by Community Experts; Online Availability Expected Later this Month for … Continue reading

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