The “EV” designation refers to the “evolution” of the Mindstorms product line. 3″ refers to the fact that it is the third generation of computer modules – first was the RCX and the second is the NXT. It lego mindstorms ev3 laboratory pdf officially announced on January 4, 2013 and was released in stores on September 1, 2013.
The education edition was released on August 1, 2013. There are many competitions using this set. EV3 is the technological advances in the programmable brick. It comes with the plans to build 5 different robots: EV3RSTORM, GRIPP3R, R3PTAR, SPIK3R, and TRACK3R. 12 additional projects: ROBODOZ3R, BANNER PRINT3R, EV3MEG, BOBB3E, MR-B3AM, RAC3 TRUCK, KRAZ3, EV3D4, EL3CTRIC GUITAR, DINOR3X, WACK3M, and EV3GAME. It uses a program called Mindstorm to write code using blocks instead of lines. However it can also be programmed on the actual robot and saved.
1 EV3 programmable brick, 2 Large Motors, 1 Medium Motor, 1 Touch Sensor, 1 Color Sensor, 1 Infrared Sensor, 1 Remote Control, cables, USB cable, and 585 TECHNIC elements. An expansion set for the Educational Core Set, which can be bought separately, contains 853 Lego elements. The EV3 educational set was released a month earlier than the retail set, on August 1, 2013. Robots that can be built with the expansion set are the Tank Bot, the Znap, the Stair Climber, the Elephant and a remote control. Another robot that can be built with a pair of core set and an expansion set is the Spinner Factory. EV3 sensors do not work with the NXT, but EV3 motors do.
The NXT brick can be programmed with the EV3 software, but lacks some software features. The EV3 brick cannot be programmed with the standard NXT software, but some third party software supports both systems. Shubham Banerjee, a 12-year-old boy from Santa Clara, California in the Silicon Valley region. It is a modified version of the BANNER PRINT3R project, designed by Ralph Hempel. The previous record of 5.