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VEX Robotics Kits

VEX Robotic kits are made up of modular robotic parts and allow you to design and create an almost infinite number of different robots. VEX systems are widely used in schools because of their durability, high quality and educational material. Additional VEX parts are also available.


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Robot Construction Kits

Posted on April 23, 2014

By Coleman Benson & filled under Robotics Projects & Kits, Where to Start.

Robot Construction Kits can be distinguished from normal robot kits since they use modular parts and allow you to assemble different robots using the same parts. A robot kit on the other hand only allows you to build one robot. Robot construction kits are a great investment because they tend to include everything you need [...]
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Basics: How Do I Differentiate Between Robotic Kits?

Posted on March 28, 2012

By Coleman Benson & filled under Where to Start.

Robots and artificial devices have always interested humans as they are the first devices mankind has created that has the potential to match and surpass our own abilities. For this reason, many technologically advanced companies have created robot kits in order to satisfy people’s need and desire for devices that emulate human thought, form and [...]
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VEX Robotic Projects

Posted on January 11, 2012

By Coleman Benson & filled under Robotics Projects & Kits.

About VEX Robotics VEX Educational Robotics is a robotic building system which allows you to design, build, control, then disassemble and rebuild remote-controlled, autonomous or semi-autonomous robots. There is also a VEX Pro series which allow you to make even larger and more powerful robots. VEX consists of several key building blocks: Motion VEX motion is composed [...]
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How to Make a Robot – Lesson 3: Making Sense of Actuators

Posted on September 02, 2010

By Coleman Benson & filled under How To Make a Robot.

Lessons Menu: Lesson 1 – Getting Started Lesson 2 - Choosing a Robotic Platform Lesson 3 - Making Sense of Actuators Lesson 4 - Understanding Microcontrollers Lesson 5 - Choosing a Motor Controller Lesson 6 – Controlling your Robot Lesson 7 - Using Sensors Lesson 8 - Getting the Right Tools Lesson 9 - Assembling a Robot Lesson 10 - Programming a Robot Making Sense of [...]
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The 2008 Robot Christmas Gift Guide!

Posted on November 29, 2008

By William Cox & filled under RobotShop.

The Christmas season is upon us, and it’s time to whip up your gift lists. Why not put a little robot love on there? Here’s some great suggestions for robotic gifts. We’ve featured 10 great products that will make excellent gift ideas for your robot loving friend or relative.   LEGO Mindstorms NXT   I [...]
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The only thing missing from the VEX kits is the software - consider either RobotC (text based) or EasyC (graphical). If you are not sure if a kit contains all the parts you need, we'd be happy to clarify.
2014-08-19 16:12 by CBenson
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Hello all, I'm new to this forum and to robotics in general. My name is Silas and I am currently ... how little I know about them. There's too many kits and designs out there, I'm worried I'd pick ... My team has some background with Arduinos, Vex, and many programming languages, so the programming ...
2012-12-25 17:31 by Randomrocket
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The VEX kit would allow you to create a range of different ... either the Bluetooth or XBee DFRobotShop Rover Kits . These platforms are for people who want to get started with Arduino and robotics. You can easily add sensors , shields and more to the ...
2012-11-21 15:47 by CBenson
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... servo motor. [/quote] You may want to consider VEX robotics , and it should be easy to make a robot that fits ... designs. There are a variety of different starter kits available. I have played with the C programming software. ...
2009-09-16 13:12 by stormingrobots
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... with Arduino will require soldering and custom robotics. You may want to consider VEX robotics , and it should be easy to make a robot that ... designs. There are a variety of different starter kits available. Hope this helps,
2009-09-16 12:51 by CBenson
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... in wiring and mechanical design. These robotic kits sound ideal given your situation as no secondary ... electronics ( motors and sensors ) easily. VEX Robotics VEXRED Robotic's approach is essentially the same ...
2008-04-29 12:51 by CBenson
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Hi Alarmist:

We have received some Vex accessories from Innovation First with more to come. We will also be carrying the Classroom Lab Kits and Packages. They should start appearing on the website in the next week, probably in the VEX Robot Construction Kits category.
2008-04-19 17:46 by Jbrunet
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Now that the RobotShop is carrying the Vexplorer I'm curious if you will be expanding further into the Vex line. I would like to see you carry their other starter kits and especially their add-ons like tread kits, pneumatics, chains, omniwheels, etc. I've ...
2008-04-18 18:18 by Alarmist
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I have 10 of these kits. They are Brand New, never opened in the original ... are the add-on Transmitter and receiver for the Vex robotics kits. From product: Adds funtionality to your Vex robot ...
2007-07-22 22:56 by evolution
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thteoh wrote:
Thanks for the Vex robotics kits, but I'm having problem to fit 2 servos with gears or chain into a 100mm diameter gauge.

Can we make a 180 degree rotation using analog servo? Any modification needs to be made on the analog servo?

Cheers

Any Hitec analog servo is capable of 180° range.
2006-03-31 11:23 by Robot Dude
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Thanks for the Vex robotics kits, but I'm having problem to fit 2 servos with gears or chain into a 100mm diameter gauge.

Can we make a 180 degree rotation using analog servo? Any modification needs to be made on the analog servo?

Cheers
2006-03-30 21:51 by thteoh
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... gear/belt assembly. Come to think of it, the Vex robotics kits have servos with gear outputs. You can pick up an accessory ...
2006-03-30 21:17 by NickReiser
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