Edison Robot V3

Age 4+
Skill level - BeginnerSkill level - Intermediate
Price:
Sale price A$82.25   Inc. GST
SKU:
PAKR-A0502
67 units Ships in 24 hours
Age 4+
Skill level - BeginnerSkill level - Intermediate
Visual-based ProgrammingText-based Programming
Programming Device - Computer

Edison Robot V3 Makes Coding Education, Effective, Engaging, and Enjoyable 

Introducing Edison V3: Your Affordable, LEGO-Compatible Robot Kit for an Exciting Journey into Science and Technology! 

Edison Robot V3 is a robust educational robot designed to bring coding to life for students and help teachers deliver meaningful 21st-century education. 

Much more than just a robot, Edison V3 is a complete STEM solution including three progressive programming languages, an engineering expansion kit, and flexible educational resources that support students and teachers every step of the way. 

Edison V3 makes learning computer science an authentic, engaging, and hands-on experience.

 

What does Edison Robot has? 

  • infrared obstacle detectors (left and right)

  • line tracking sensor 

  • light sensors (left and right) 

  • infrared receiver 

  • infrared transmitter 

  • piezo sounder 

  • sound sensor 

  • two motors with variable speeds 

  • left and right red LED lights 

  • and three control buttons 

 

Edison V3 Designed for the Classroom? Absolutely! Discover How Edison V3 Enhances Coding Education in the Classroom Setting. 

Edison robots are durable, have no loose parts to manage, and thanks to their compact size, are easy to store. Edison works right out of the box, fully pre-built with all sensors ready to use.

There’s no software to install or manage, making it easy to use Edison with different device types and platforms, including laptops and tablets.

Supported by free educational resources including complete lesson plans, teacher guides, and student activities written at grade-appropriate reading levels and focused on topics students love, Edison helps educators deliver coding and STEAM education across primary, middle, and early high school.

 

What can  Edison robots do? 

  • Obstacle Detection: Effortlessly navigate surroundings by detecting obstacles to the left or right, ensuring a seamless exploration experience. 
  • Remote Control: Take charge with a standard TV/DVD remote or the user-friendly EdRemote for convenient and flexible movement control. 
  • Line Following and Boundary Tracking: Follow lines or stay within borders, unlocking engaging activities involving path tracing and boundary recognition. 
  • Flashlight Tracking: Track and follow a flashlight, adding interactive play and exploration to enhance responsiveness. 
  • Infrared Communication: Communicate with other Edison robots using infrared light, enabling exciting possibilities for robot swarms and collaborative projects. 
  • Sound and Music: Produce beeps and musical tunes to create unique sounds and melodies, adding creativity and personalization to interactions. 
  • Sound and Clap Response: Delightfully respond to clapping and loud sounds, enhancing engagement and creating an interactive environment. 
  • Versatile Movement: Move in any direction with precision and agility, thanks to the differential drive system, opening doors for various navigation techniques. 

 

Comprehensive Coding Education with Edison Robots 

Edison robots provide an accessible and versatile platform for learning programming, catering to a wide range of ages and skill levels.  

Whether you're just beginning your coding journey or looking to delve deeper into more advanced concepts, Edison robot V3 offers four distinct ways to program these robots, each designed to enhance learning at different stages of development. 

 

1. Barcodes: The Foundation for Beginners 

  • Age Group: 4+ years 

  • Programming Method: Barcodes 

  • Overview: Edison robots come with a set of unique barcodes that can be scanned to activate pre-set programs. This method requires no prior knowledge of coding, making it ideal for very young learners. By simply scanning a barcode, the robot can perform various pre-programmed actions, introducing children to the basic concepts of automation and robotics in a fun and engaging way. 

 

2. EdBlocks: Visual Programming for Early Learners 

  • Age Group: 7+ years 

  • Programming Method: EdBlocks 

  • Overview: EdBlocks is a user-friendly, block-based visual programming language that uses a drag-and-drop interface. It is designed to be intuitive and enjoyable, providing an excellent entry point for young students who are new to coding. By manipulating graphical blocks, children can build their programs step-by-step, fostering their understanding of logic and sequence in a playful environment.

  • Use Edblocks online for FREE 

 

3. EdScratch: Combining Visual and Text-Based Coding 

  • Age Group: 10+ years 

  • Programming Method: EdScratch 

  • Overview: EdScratch offers a more sophisticated visual programming experience. It is a hybrid language that combines the simplicity of drag-and-drop with the power of traditional coding structures. This platform is perfect for middle school students who are ready to take their programming skills to the next level. EdScratch’s interface allows learners to create more complex programs and understand how code can control robot behavior in nuanced ways.

  • Use EdScratch online FREE 

 

4. EdPy: Advanced Text-Based Programming 

  • Age Group: 13+ years 

  • Programming Method: EdPy 

  • Overview: EdPy introduces students to text-based programming using Python, one of the most popular and versatile programming languages in the real world. This method is suited for teenagers and older students who are ready to dive into more advanced coding. EdPy enables learners to write detailed scripts to control the Edison robot, providing a deep understanding of programming concepts and empowering them to create sophisticated projects and solve complex problems.

  • Use EdPy online FREE 

The Edison robot’s multi-faceted approach to programming offers a progressive learning path that evolves alongside the learner's skills and interests.  

Each programming method is free to use, requires no registration, and supports unlimited users, making Edison robots a flexible and valuable resource for coding education across all levels. 

 

Programming Method  Suitable Ages  Description 
Barcodes 4+ years  Scan barcodes to activate pre-set programs, ideal for introducing basic automation concepts. 
EdBlocks  7+ years  Drag-and-drop graphical programming for beginners, intuitive and engaging. 
EdScratch  10+ years A hybrid of visual and traditional coding, designed to bridge the gap between beginner and advanced programming. 
EdPy  13+ years Advanced text-based programming using Python, for in-depth learning and complex problem-solving. 



Why is Edison Robot V3 the Best? 

  • Rechargeable Battery: Over 60 minutes of uninterrupted driving time, no need to switch out batteries. 
  • Enhanced Microchip: Improved programming abilities and advanced educational opportunities. 
  • Improved reliability and efficiency. 
  •  Programs can be downloaded via screen flashing for iOS devices. 
  • Clutch Mechanism: Increased toughness with clutch in gear box. 
  • Longer Range Obstacle Detection 
  • Longer Battery Life 
  •  Enhanced responsiveness to clapping. 
  • Increased memory capacity for more complex programs. 
  • Efficiency 
  • Versatility. 

With Edison robots, you have the perfect stepping stone into the exciting world of science and technology 

 

STEM education to get excited about

Edison empowers students to become not just coders, but inventors, problem solvers and creative thinkers. With multiple inbuilt sensors and expandable build capabilities, Edison provides education opportunities beyond coding.

Edison’s expandable robotics system works with the EdCreate construction kit and any other LEGO brick compatible building system, so it can be used as the programmable base for an incredible assortment of engineering and STEM projects.

It comes with an internal rechargeable battery and an attached USB cable for both programming and charging your device.

 

FAQ 

 

Q1. What does Edison robot do?  

A1. The Edison robot is a programmable robot designed for educational purposes, teaching coding and robotics. 

 

Q2. How much is an Edison robot?  

A2. The price of an Edison robot varies but generally falls in the range of $50 to $70 USD. 

 

Q3. How many sensors does an Edison robot have?  

A3. An Edison robot comes equipped with multiple sensors including light, obstacle detection, line tracking, and sound. 

 

Q4. Can Edison robots communicate with each other?  

A4. Yes, Edison robots can communicate with each other using infrared signals. 

 

Q5. What batteries does the Edison robot take?  

A5. Edison robots are powered by AAA batteries. 

 

Q6. What is the most important electronic part of Edison robot? 

The microcontroller is the most important electronic part of the Edison robot, controlling its functions and interactions. 

 

Q7. What age is Edison robot for?  

A7. The Edison robot is suitable for children ages 5 and up and for educators teaching robotics and programming. 

 

Q8. Where can I buy Edison Robot V3 in Australia? 

A8. You can buy Edison Robot V3 in Australia from Pakronics®.  

Pakronics® based in Melbourne, Australia, is the premier official distributor for Edison Robots.  

Known for their extensive selection and partnerships with top brands like Arduino and Edison, Pakronics® is the go-to online store for makers and educators. 


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3. Express split shipping: Local stock from Melbourne will be shipped ASAP (1 business day) using EXPRESS shipment while remaining items from overseas stock when arrived in Melbourne shipped using second EXPRESS shipment. 
4. Pick up from Thomastown, Melbourne is available on appointment between 9 am to 3 pm during business days. 

  

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