A modern education solution at your fingertips

Designed specifically for education and competition, leveraging years of customer feedback, we’ve created a faster, smarter, and more powerful control system that is perfect for any learning environment.

V5 System Bundle

Take your VEX EDR robot to the next level

  • Includes all necessary components to get started with the V5 System
  • Programmable with VEX Coding Studio
  • Designed to scale from the classroom to the competition field
  • Programmable with VEX Coding Studio, PROS, and Robot Mesh Studio


V5 Kits

Great hands-on tools for teaching STEM Education

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V5 Robot Brain

Tap into the next generation of educational robotics

  • 4.25" Full-Color Touch Screen
  • Dashboards provide real-time diagnostics
  • Multi-language support
  • 21 Smart Ports
  • Eight 3-Wire ports for analog and digital sensors


V5 Controller

Take control like never before

  • Familiar, video-game style controller
  • LCD Screen provides real-time information
  • Built-in haptic feedback
  • Integrated battery and radio


V5 Smart Motor

Advanced motion control in a smart, simple package

  • More than twice as powerful as the 2-Wire Motor 393
  • Contains an Encoder and Motor Controller
  • Interchangeable Gear Cartridges
  • Compatible with both VEX EDR shaft sizes


Vision Sensor

A new perspective on STEM education

  • Tracks up to seven individual colors at once
  • Analyze objects for advanced tracking and path planning
  • Built-in Wi-Fi radio
  • Compatible with VEX IQ


Learn more about how V5 works

VEX Coding Studio

Multiple programming languages, device updates, and diagnostic tools built into one package

VEX Coding Studio (VCS) is a free, classroom and competition friendly coding environment for VEX EDR V5 hardware. VCS contains multiple languages and coding styles providing a low barrier to entry and a high ceiling. Students can start programming with blocks, smoothly move to textual programming, and eventually to advanced object oriented concepts.

Other features include:

  • Program your robot with Modkit Blocks, Modkit Text, VEX C++, or VEX C++ Pro
  • Compatible with Windows and Mac, with additional support for Chromebook, iPad, and Android Tablet coming soon!
  • Click here for a VEX Coding Studio API Command Reference!

STEM Labs spark innovation in the classroom


Discover new hands-on builds and programming opportunities to further students’ understanding of a subject matter.


Test a build, observe how it functions, and fuel logic and reasoning skills through imaginative, creative learning.


Become a 21st century problem solver by applying the core skills and concepts you learned to other problems.


Is there a more efficient way to come to the same conclusion? Consider how your solutions could apply to different problems.


Fuel students’ motivation to learn by preparing them for their next challenge!

Our STEM Labs were designed by a team of classroom teachers and cognitive scientists who work closely with the world-renowned Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy to conduct collaborative research on educational robotics and computer science. Each STEM Lab includes:

  • Structured lessons that provide easy entry
  • Engaging activities with real-world connections
  • Teacher materials for a painless implementation
  • Aligned standards for core skills and concepts

Trade-in Program

To help our customers transition to the latest technology, we're introducing a V5 trade-in program that will run through December 14, 2018. Registered and paid VEX Robotics Competition teams for the 2018-2019 season will have the opportunity to participate in the program. To participate, send us your current VEXnet System Bundle (VEX ARM® Cortex®-based Microcontroller, a VEXnet Joystick, and (2) VEXnet 2.0 Keys), to receive a 50% discount on the V5 System Bundle*, which consists of the following:

  • (1) V5 Robot Brain
  • (1) V5 Controller
  • (1) V5 Robot Battery & Battery Cable
  • (1) V5 Robot Battery Charger
  • (1) V5 Robot Radio
  • (1) V5 Smart Cable Starter Pack
  • (1) USB Cable

To receive your V5 trade-in discount code, please fill out this form this form this form this form this form. Once completed, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you. Please print the confirmation and send along with your trade-in hardware to:

VEX Robotics, Inc.
Attn: V5 Trade In
1519 I-30 W
Greenville, TX 75402
Innovation First Trading, Inc.
940 Brock Rd. Unit #9
Attn: V5 Trade In
Pickering, Ontario
L1W 2A1
Innovation First Trading SARL
6 Melford Court
Attn: V5 Trade In
Hardwick Grange
United Kingdom
Innovation First Trading SARL
Attn: V5 Trade In
21b rue Gabriel Lippmann
L-5365 Munsbach
Innovation First Trading SARL
Attn: V5 Trade In
16 Waddikee Rd.
Lonsdale, SA, 5160

We will verify your trade-in hardware and registered team status within 5 business days of receipt. Discount codes will be e-mailed to the e-mail address provided.

Each V5 trade-in code will also allow for a 30% discount on up to (20) V5 motors. Note: Motors must be purchased at the same time as the V5 System Bundle, and cannot be split into multiple purchases.

Hardware can only be sent in complete sets to be a valid trade-in. Limit of-1 trade in per registered team. Codes are one time use only and valid for use until July 31, 2019. For questions, e-mail us at support@vex.com.

The V5 trade-in program will run from May 1, 2018 to December 14, 2018. This means that the trade-in form must be submitted prior to December 14, 2018. Cortex equipment must be shipped (postmarked) prior to Jan 11, 2019. One trade-in per eligible VEX Robotics Competition team.

*Note: All V5 pre-orders are expected to begin shipping in August September.