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VEXnet System Bundle

The VEXnet System Bundle contains everything you need to get started controlling a VEX robot using the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller.

  • (1) VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller
  • (1) VEXnet Joystick
  • (2) VEXnet Key 2.0
  • (1) VEXnet Backup Battery Holder
  • (1) USB A-A Cable

P/N: 276-1604
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VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller

The VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller coordinates the flow of information and power on the robot. All other electronic system components must interface to the Microcontroller.

  • STMicroelectronics ARM® Cortex® M3 user processor
  • Wireless with built-in VEXnet technology
  • (8) Standard 3-wire Motor ports
  • (2) 2-wire Motor ports
  • More than 20 sensor inputs and outputs
  • Programmable with easyC v4 or ROBOTC for VEX Robotics v4.x

P/N: 276-2194
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It might be hard to drive your robot without a controller. The VEXnet Joystick allows a human operator to control their robot in real time.

Starting at: $29.99
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VEXnet Key 2.0

The VEXnet Key 2.0 provides wireless communication between VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller and VEXnet Joysticks. This key utilizes the new VEXnet 2.0 communication protocol over a custom 2.4 GHz data radio.

  • Works with the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller
  • Uses VEXnet 2.0 communication protocol over 2.4 GHz data radio
  • Rubber fins help retain key once installed

P/N: 276-3245
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USB A-A Tether Cable 6'

Cable for connecting VEXnet components to sync and run in tether mode. Includes (1) VEX USB A-A Tether Cable 6'.

  • Works with the VEXnet Upgrade
  • Works with the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller
  • Works with the VEXpro ARM9 Microcontroller

P/N: 276-1403
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VEXnet Joystick Power Adapter

Extend your runtime by powering your VEXnet Joystick directly from a wall outlet. Simply connect this adapter to the VEXnet Joystick's programming port and you're good to go for hours and hours.

P/N: 276-1701
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Coiled Handset Cable

Plug a VEXnet Joystick into a Partner Joystick for advanced robot control. The VEX Robotics Competition allows two drivers per team on the field using this setup.

  • Connects the VEXnet Joystick to a Partner Joystick.
  • 18" long unextended. 12 feet long stretched.

P/N: 276-1602
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Batteries & Chargers
Robots just look better when they move without help. Power yours with a variety of VEX EDR rechargeable batteries.

Starting at: $1.99
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Advanced Sensor Kit

Increase the challenge by adding a computer engineering and sensor implementation aspect to the robotics lab.

  • (1) Line Tracking Kit
  • (1) Ultrasonic Range Finder
  • (1) Light Sensor
  • (2) Optical Shaft Encoder
  • (2) Potentiometer

P/N: 275-1179
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Power Expander

Use the VEX Power Expander to add a secondary power source for four of the PWM outputs on the VEX Microcontroller.

  • Attach a 2nd battery to your robot
  • Power up to four (4) Motors or Servos
  • Reduce motor load on primary battery
  • Run your robot for longer!

P/N: 276-2271
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Integrated Encoder Modules
Integrated Encoder Modules are designed to provide you with direct and detailed information from your robot's motors. Simply replace the plastic cap on your motor and install the encoder. You can then be told which direction your motor is moving, how fast, and its distance traveled.

Starting at: $29.99
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Motor Controller 29

The Motor Controller 29 goes between a 3-wire Motor Port on a VEX Microcontroller and a VEX 2-Wire Motor. It uses a standard PWM signal to provide motor control.

P/N: 276-2193
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Potentiometer (2-pack)

With the Potentiometer you can determine both position and direction of rotation.

  • Measure Angular Position
  • 250-Degrees of Adjustment
  • Adjustable mounting angle

P/N: 276-2216
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Optical Shaft Encoder (2-pack)

With the Quadrature Encoder's two output channels you can measure both the position and direction of rotation of a VEX shaft.

  • Calculate Shaft Speed
  • Calculate Distance Traveled
  • Increase Navigational Control

P/N: 276-2156
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Line Tracker

Program your robot to follow a black line over a white surface.

  • Navigate down a marked path
  • Use for light sensing
  • More autonomous function

P/N: 276-2154
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Battery Strap (2-pack)

These Battery Straps are used to mount the 7.2v battery to your robot. The strap is reusable. Two Battery Straps and Mounting Hardware included.

  • Securely mounts one 7.2V battery.
  • (2) Battery Straps.
  • Mounting Hardware included.

P/N: 276-2219
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Bumper Switch (2-pack)

The Bumper switch works as a trigger that provides feedback to the Microcontroller as events "happen".

  • Rugged bumpers allows triggering by large impacts
  • Useful as a trigger in a variety of applications
  • Functionality is pre-programmed in the VEX Microcontroller

P/N: 276-2159
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VEXnet Backup Battery Holder

The VEXnet Backup Battery allows you to mount and connect (1) 9V battery. This battery keep VEXnet alive when the main battery fails.

  • Works with the VEXnet Upgrade
  • Works with the VEX Cortex Microcontroller.
  • Works with the VEX ARM9 Microcontroller.

P/N: 276-2243
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Limit Switch (2-pack)

These switches are great for signaling when a robot arm has reached the top or bottom of its motion.

  • Bendable sheet metal switch "arm" is very versatile
  • Useful as a trigger in a variety of applications
  • Functionality is pre-programmed in the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller

P/N: 276-2174
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Battery Extension Cable

This 12" battery extension cable allows for greater flexibility in robot design. Now you can design a battery compartment into your robot regardless of where the microcontroller is mounted.

  • Designed for either of the VEX 7.2V Robot Batteries
  • Mounting plate makes a permanent battery fixture easy

P/N: 276-3442
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Ultrasonic Range Finder

Avoid obstacles and measure distances with the ultrasonic range finder. Device emits a high-frequency sound wave that alerts the robot to things in its path.

  • Measure distances from 1.5in to 115in
  • Detect obstacles using high frequency sound waves

P/N: 276-2155
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Battery Clip (4-pack)
Plastic mounting clip for attaching a VEX EDR 7.2V Robot Battery NiMH 3000mAh onto a robot. Mount two clips on your robot and simply snap your battery in and out.

P/N: 276-4042
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Extension Cables
Use these extension cables to extend the length of your motor, sensors, and other electronics wires.

Starting at: $4.99
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Yaw Rate Gyroscope Sensor V1.0

Use a gyro to enhance autonomous movement and feedback from a VEX robot.

  • Single-axis gyroscopic sensor
  • Detects a rotation of up to + / - 1000 degrees per second
  • Connects to analog inputs on VEX microcontrollers

P/N: 276-2333
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Analog Accelerometer V1.0

By measuring the acceleration of the robot, one can calculate the velocity of the robot, and more importantly the distance this robot has travelled.

  • Three Axis Accelerometer
  • Selectable sensitivity via jumper: ±2g and ±6g
  • LED indicated power and proper connection

P/N: 276-2332
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LCD Display

Use the VEX LCD Display to recieve real-time feedback from your robot to perform live debugging. View multiple stored program configurations and select between them or provide additional user-input to your robot.

Note: Requires VEX programming software sold separately.

P/N: 276-2273
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LED Indicator Pack

Compatible with VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller Digital Outputs. Use these for feedback indicators, to debug code, or for cool light patterns.

  • (3) Red LED Indicators
  • (3) Green LED Indicators
  • (2) Yellow LED Indicators

P/N: 276-2176
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Light Sensor

The Light Sensor uses a photocell that allows your robot to detect and react to light.

  • Analog input of light levels
  • Usable range of 0 to 6 feet
  • Find dark or bright areas

P/N: 276-2158
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Turn night into day with this powerful 4-LED flashlight. It draws power directly from the VEX Controller. Switch it on, and see in the dark. Easy to mount up off your robot using the included threaded standoffs.

  • No Batteries Required
  • On/Off Switch Control
  • Receives Power from a VEX Motor Port

P/N: 276-2210
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Speaker Module

Use the VEX Speaker Module to output sounds from the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller

Note: Requires VEX programming software that is sold separately.

P/N: 276-1504
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Extension Cable Retaining Clip (10-pack)

Plastic clips used for holding two 2-wire and 3-wire cables together. Use these to help secure your robot's electrical connections.

P/N: 276-4128
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Jumper (5-pack)

Used to make changes to the default code. Plug these into the digital I/O port of the microcontroller.

  • An easy method to set programming options.
  • Sold in a 5 pack.
  • Bright Orange color is easy to see.

P/N: 276-1380
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Competition Cortex Wire Retaining Clips

These wire retaining clips are upgrades for the standard microcontroller clips and are designed to secure wires in a competitive robotics environment.

  • (3) clips included.
  • Zip-tie wires into place to ensure secure connections.
  • Zip-ties not included.

P/N: 276-2173
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Programming Hardware Kit

The Programming Hardware Kit provides a connection between your PC and a VEX microcontroller. When used with the VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller, the programming cable allows the user to monitor sensor values, perform live debugging of the code, and execute wireless downloads between the microcontroller & PC. This kit is required to program the VEX PIC Microcontroller.

  • (1) Programming Module
  • (1) USB A-A Cable 6 ft.
  • (1) RJ12 6-pin cable 3 ft.

P/N: 276-2186
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easyC V4 for Cortex (3-options)

easyC® robotic programming software sets the standard for ease of use without sacrificing power. easyC features a revolutionary user-friendly drag-and-drop programming interface, an integrated compiler, and free tutorials and sample files.

  • Customizable, industry standard, tabbed interface
  • New integrated ANSI - C Compiler with loader
  • Full C text editor for advanced, customized programming
  • Enhanced Online window to manually test motors and sensors
  • Download to the robot wirelessly over VEXnet or directly using USB

Starting at: $74.99
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Color Camera
See through your robot's eyes with the wireless VEX Color Camera Kit. Mount the Camera on your robot and connect the Receiver to any television to see and hear from your robot's point-of-view via the 2.4 GHz camera link. Provides a color picture, and audio necessary for a spy-bot mission. This is the same camera included in the VEX Robotics Vexplorer.


P/N: 276-2211
Robot AA Battery Holder

A Battery Holder for the VEX Microcontroller.

  • Holds 6 AA batteries
  • Works with Alkaline or rechargeable batteries

Discontinued. Available while supplies last.

P/N: 276-2036
Smart Charger w/Optional Power Cord

The VEX Smart Charger is capable of charging ALL VEX rechargeable power packs.

  • Charges both 7.2V and 9.6V batteries
  • Charges both NiCd and NiMH batteries
  • Includes dual charge rates and an automatic shutoff
  • (4) Regional Power Cord Options

Discontinued. The Smart Charger v2 (276-2519) has replaced the Smart Charger.

PIC Microcontroller V0.5

The VEX Microcontroller coordinates the flow of information and power on the robot. All other electronics must interface to the Microcontroller.

  • Wireless with the 75MHz receiver and transmitter
  • Microchip processor
  • (8) Motor ports, (22) I/O Ports, (1) Serial Port
  • Programmable with easyC, ROBOTC, or MPLAB

Discontinued. Available while supplies last.

P/N: 276-2170
75 MHz Accessories
The VEX 75 MHz Control System is the old system used to control robots. Robots were controlled by a radio link, and controllers could be tethered to one another to allow for a second driver.
This system is no longer legal in the VEX Robotics Competition.

Starting at: $19.99
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