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BEST Robotics Competition Products

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VEX Robotics is proud to be a supplier to the BEST Robotics Competition. BEST Robotics has adopted the powerful VEX Cortex Microcontroller, VEXnet Joystick and other accessories that will take BEST Robots to the next level.


All of the products below are available for purchase at retail by BEST teams. The products are identical to what was supplied to BEST Hubs, however, when these products are purchased directly from VEX Robotics they are not returnable at the end of a BEST season.


Check the current BEST Robotics Competition rules for details on using the products below in a competition.


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  1. BEST Control System Hardware Kit

    The official control system kit for the BEST Robotics Competition.

  2. BEST Belt and Pulley Kit
    $932.80

    270-1684

    Ships in 4 Weeks

    The official BEST Robotics Competition Returnable kit that includes:
  3. BEST Motion Components Kit
    $19.99

    270-4395

    The official motion components kit for the BEST Robotics Competition. This kit contains a number of pulleys, belts and hardware needed to build a successful BEST robot.

  4. BEST Servo Kit
    $129.99

    270-1682

  5. BEST Logo
    $125.00

    270-2203

    Call to Order

    Refurbishment program for BEST Control System Kits. Call 903-453-0802 to order.

    Refurbishment Process Description (PDF)

  6. BEST Large Motor
    $44.99

    276-1611

    BEST Large Motor

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

  7. BEST Small Motor
    $44.99

    276-1610

    BEST Small Motor

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

  8. BEST Small Gearbox Replacement
    $19.99

    276-3072

    Replacement gearbox for the BEST Small Motor.

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

  9. BEST Motor Mounts
    $14.99

    276-1594

    These mounts are compatible with the BEST Small Motor and the BEST Large Motor.

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.
  10. 2x3 Male to Male Pin Array
    $7.99

    276-1607

    Male to Male Pin Array (4-pack)

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

  11. Screw Terminal Motor Interface Cable (4 pack)
    $11.99

    276-1608

    Screw Terminal Motor Interface Cable (4-pack)

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

  12. Screw Terminal Sensor Interface Cable 3 pin
    $12.99

    276-3071

    BEST Screw Terminal Sensor Interface Cable 3 pin (4-pack)

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

  13. Servo Power Adapter (4-pack)
    $7.99

    276-2195

    This item is designed to protect a BEST Servo from drawing too much current from a VEX 3-wire motor port in high load situations.

  14. Futaba Servo Horn Type D (4-pack)
    $9.99

    270-1813

    A 4-pack of Type D Futaba Servo Horns.

  15. VEXnet System Bundle
    $399.99

    276-1604

    Ships in 4 Weeks

    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
  16. VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller
    $249.99

    276-2194

    Out of stock

    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
    • (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
  17. VEXnet Joystick

    Starting at: $29.99

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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. Similar to many video game controllers, the VEXnet Joystick features a 2-axis accelerometer, 8 face buttons, as well as 4 "trigger" buttons.

  18. VEXnet Key 2.0
    $39.99

    276-3245

    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
  19. VEXnet Backup Battery Holder
    $9.99

    276-2243

    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.
  20. Motor Controller 29
    $9.99

    276-2193

    Out of stock

    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.

  21. USB A-A Cable (Note: Cable color subject to availability. May not match product picture)
    $9.99

    276-1403

    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
  22. Batteries & Chargers

    Starting at: $1.99

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    Robots just look better when they move without help. Power yours with a variety of VEX EDR rechargeable batteries.
  23. Belts
    $49.99

    270-1683

    Discontinued

    The official belt and pulley kit for the BEST Robotics Competition:


    • (1) 1/4" bore, 18 groove, plastic drive pulley with metal insert
    • (1) 3/16" bore, 18 groove, plastic pulley
    • (1) 1/4" bore, 130 groove, plastic drive pulley with metal insert
    • (1) 180 groove, 0.80" pitch, 1/4" wide belt
    • (1) 180 groove, 0.80" pitch, 1/4" wide belt stock, 3' long
    • (1) 3/16" diameter, 3/4" long shoulder screw w/ 8-32 thread
    • (4) R4AZZ Ball Bearing (0.25" ID x 0.75" OD x 0.28" wide)

    Note: This product is not legal for use in the VEX Robotics Competition.

    Discontinued. We recommend the BEST Motion Components Kit as a replacement option.

  24. BEST 18T MXL Pulley
    $5.99

    270-4167

    Discontinued

    One 1/4" bore, 18 groove, plastic drive pulley with metal insert. Found in the BEST Belt & Pulley Kit.

    Discontinued. Available while supplies last. We recommend the BEST Motion Components Kit as a replacement option.

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