The EV3 experience

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 makes building, programming and commanding your own LEGO robots smarter, faster, and more fun than ever. Follow the simple steps below and before you know it, you’ll be in control of robots that drive, shoot, slither, walk, slam, and spin – to name just a few of the actions that come with this awesome robotics set.

1) Build your robot

It is everything you need in one box: bricks, motors, and sensors to build any of 17 EV3 robots. Just make your pick.

Build a robot

2) Bring your robot to life

Use the Free EV3 Programmer App to bring your robot to life with your tablet. Choose a program, press play, and watch your robot carry out the action. Or download the programming software to your PC or Mac for even more programming features.

Learn to program

3) Command and play

Use your smartphone or tablet as a remote control to steer your robots and challenge your friends to fun robot games. The Free EV3 Commander App puts the power right in your hands.

Fun & games videos 

Robot Commander App

4) Share your creation

Share your creations with the LEGO MINDSTORMS community, and get inspired by other robot builders to create even more fun robots.

Gallery

5) Rebuild for more adventures

Rebuild your robot into any of the other 16 EV3 models and have fun with new actions and new missions.

Build another robot


SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

 

APPS FOR TABLET AND SMARTPHONE

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SOFTWARE (PC/MAC)

 

System requirements PC (Microsoft Windows)*

  • Windows XP (32-bit only) and Vista (32/64-bit) excluding Starter Edition – with the latest Service Packs. Windows 7 (32/64-bit) and Windows 8 desktop mode including Starter Edition – with the latest Service Packs
  • Dual-core processor 2.0 GHz or better
  • 2 GB of RAM or more
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space
  • XGA display (1024 x 768)
  • 1 available USB port

 *) Only for installation and use of the EV3 Programming Software

System requirements Apple Macintosh (OS X)*

  • Mac OS 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 with the latest Service Packs
  • Dual-core processor 2.0 GHz or better
  • 2 GB of RAM or more
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space
  • XGA display (1024 x 768)
  • 1 available USB port

 *) Only for installation and use of the EV3 Programming Software