Programming LEGO M I N D S T O K M S with Java Syngress Publishing, ISBN 1928994555 and LEGO M I N D S T O R M S Masterpieces Syngress Publishing, ISBN 1. The Difference Between LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition 3. LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 4. 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 linkThe difference between NXT Home Edition and NXT Education products linkOne robotics platform, two targets. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robotics platform has been developed for two different target audiences. We have home users children and hobbyists and educational users students and teachers. LEGO has designed a base set for each group, as well as several add on sets. There isnt a clear line between home users and educational users, though. Its fine to use the Education set at home, and its fine to use the Home Edition set at school. This article aims to clarify the differences between the two product lines so you can decide which product works best for you. Which set to choose The facts and figures on this page may help you decide which set works best for you in terms of hardware and software, but there are other criteria as well. OTLHmGEA/Tqpc8bSFS0I/AAAAAAAAAcY/xDiEZcHNyfY/s1600/roboterwesen_cover.png' alt='Lego Mindstorms Nxt 1.0 Software' title='Lego Mindstorms Nxt 1.0 Software' />Which set is the most fun And wont end up gathering dust See this article for some additional considerations. LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set LEGO 3. Figure 1 link. It is often referred to as the Home Edition or Retail Edition. Lego Mindstormsforum zum Thema EV3, NXT und RXC austauschen, diskutieren, lernen. Lego Technik und andere Roboter, Sensoren im Eigenbau, Filme und Bilder zu Lego. SLzUDtw/0.jpg' alt='Lego Mindstorms Nxt 1.0 Software' title='Lego Mindstorms Nxt 1.0 Software' />Right out of the box you can build 5 robots including EV3. RSTORM, GRIPP3. R, TRACK3. R, R3. PTAR and SPIK3. R link and 1. 2 bonus models link. You program the robot with software that you can download from the LEGO MINDSTORMS website for free link. You can also control your robot with your smart phone, or with the infrared remote control that comes with the set. The set contains 1 EV3 programmable brick, 2 Large Motors, 1 Medium motor, 1 Touch Sensor, 1 Color Sensor, 1 Infrared Sensor and an infrared remote, as shown in Figure 2. The set also includes 7 connector cables and a USB cable for programming. Youll need 6 AA batteries for the EV3 brick, and 2 AAA batteries for the remote. Instead of using 6 AA batteries, you can purchase the LEGO EV3 Rechargeable Battery and charger. See The EV3 Rechargeable Battery below. The set further contains nearly 6. Figure 3. The inside of the cardboard packaging contains a mission pad link. You can view an unboxing video of the set here link. LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set. The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set LEGO 4. Figure 4 is available from LEGO Education and various education resellers worldwide link. The set includes building instructions for one vehicle with various sensor attachments. More building instructions are available here link. Software tutorials are available as part of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 programming software, which can be downloaded for free link. The set contains 1 EV3 programmable brick, 2 Large Motors, 1 Medium motor, 2 Touch Sensors, 1 Color Sensor, 1 Ultrasonic Sensor and 1 Gyro sensor, as shown in Figure 4. The set also includes 7 connector cables and a USB cable for programming. The set includes a rechargeable battery for the EV3 brick and a charger. The set contains nearly 5. Figure 6. The sturdy plastic box further contains storage bins for your Technic elements. Upgrading Elements from Education Edition to Home Edition. If you have the Education Core Set 4. Home Edition set 3. Home Edition set link. To do so, youll need to purchase separately the Infrared Sensor link and the Infrared Beacon link, as well as certain Technic building elements. To find the parts you need, start with the diagrams above. You may already have many of the pieces in your LEGO Technic collection. Below youll find several lists that show which parts you need to upgrade so you can build the robots of the Home Edition and the robots in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book. Matt OBrien created a list of the parts required to upgrade the combination of the Education Core Set 4. Expansion Set 4. Retail Set 3. Peter Bittner has also made a nice Excel Sheet link that you can use to find which parts you need to upgrade from the Education Core Set 4. Home Edition 3. 13. Education Core Expansion set 4. Home Edition 3. 13. He has additional information here. You can order most elements from LEGO link, or Bricklink link. See also the instructions in the above files. Alternatively, you could get a large LEGO Technic set or a MINDSTORMS EV3 expansion set See LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Expansion Set below. Youll get more value for money this way and it saves you some time, but you may still need to buy certain pieces separately. Upgrading Elements from Home Edition to Education Edition. Pdf Cute Writer Software. Similarly, if you have the Home Edition set 3. Education Core Set 4. To do so, youll need to purchase separately the Ultrasonic Sensor link and the Gyroscopic Sensor link, as well as certain Technic building elements. Wwe Raw 2015 Game For Pc Full Version on this page. Note that the Infrared Sensor has exactly the same shape as the Ultrasonic Sensor. Both sensor can sense distance, but the Ultrasonic Sensor is more accurate for distance sensing. On the other hand, the Infrared Sensor also serves as the receiver for the Infrared Remote. Sniper Elite Para Psp Iso. Its up to you to decide whether you need both sensors. EV3 Programming Software Versions. LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots can be programmed from a computer PCMAC or a tablet i. OSAndroid. The tablet app is a simplified version, leaving out several programming options. The PCMAC programming software is the full version and just as easy to use. Both the computer software and the tablet app comes in two versions The Home Edition and the Education Edition for teachers and students. Home Edition Software. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition set 3. CD in the box. Instead, you will need to download the Home Edition software for free from the LEGO MINDSTORMS website link. The software includes a programming environment, and building and programming instructions for the robots you can build with the Home Edition set. The software does not require a license key, so you can download the software early to see if you like the programming language, and to avoid waiting for a big download when you want to get started building and programing. The installation file is about 7. MB in size. I found the following system requirements in the installation folder. I added a few comments in parenthesesthey are not official comments. If youre in doubt Download and run the free software to see if it works before you buy the set Prerequisites Silverlight 5. Installer is included no need to download separatelyMicrosoft Dot Net 4. Installer is included no need to download separatelyOperating systems Windows Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8, Windows 1. Note that it does not work on Windows 8. RT or 8. 1 RTMacintosh Mac 1. System requirements 2 GB of RAM or more2. GHz processor or faster This is the minimum for a dual core processor. For example, my quad core processor is just 1. GHz and it works fine. Minimal supported screen resolution1. LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 does not support tablets or certain netbooks with hardware that does not meet the above requirements. Education Edition for Teachers and Students. The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 software 4. The installation file is about 7. MB in size. The system requirements are the same as given above.