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Difference between the Retail and Education Set
NXT Education Base Set (9797)
NXT 2.0 Retail (8547)
Number of Pieces
Sensors Provided (Qty)
Ultrasonic, Touch Sensor (2), NXT Motor (3), Sound Sensor, Light Sensor
Ultrasonic, Touch Sensor (2), NXT Motor (3), Colour Sensor
Differnce between both sets
Sound sensor, Light Sensor, Litium-ion Rechargeable Battery, 3 converter cables, LEGO Storage Box
Colour Sensor, NXT-G Software
Recommended Upgrades
LEGO Mindstorm Education NXT Software V2.0, Education Resource Set, Transformer 9V
Available Classroom Material
Robotics Concept Guide, Team Challenge Introductory Activities, Robotics Projects, ROBOT C Training Guide, Robotics Engineering Vol. 1 & 2, Can Do Challenge Activity Pack, Data Acquisition with MINDSTORMS Education, Introduction to Robotics, Robotics Projects : Themes
Pros (after recommended upgrade)
Litium-ion Rechargeable Battery, 46 tutorial materials provided with software, Over 1000 LEGO Pieces, LEGO Storage Box
Colour Sensor
Expert Advice
This is the recommended set for serious Mindstorm NXT user. This set is used for all NRC Competitions as well as classes conducted by Building Blocks. Lots more available structured classrom material.
Affordable. Perfect for those wanting to try the NXT Mindstorm set. Good for exploring and experimenting. Lots of user submitted material available online.
LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0

LEGO Mindstorms NXT is back and better than ever, with new robot models, even more customizable programming, and all-new technology including a color sensor!

Mindstorms NXT 2.0 combines the unlimited versatility of the LEGO building system with an intelligent microcomputer brick and intuitive drag-and-drop programming software.

The new 2.0 toolkit features everything you need to create your first robot in 30 minutes and then tens of thousands of other robotic inventions that do what you want!

Key elements and features:

  • The intelligent NXT LEGO brick features 32-bit microprocessor, a large matrix display, 4 input and 3 output ports, and Bluetooth and USB communication link
  • Three interactive servo motors
  • Four sensors: Ultrasonic Sensor, 2 Touch Sensors and the all-new Color Sensor
  • Color Sensor has triple functionality: distinguishes colors and light settings, and functions as a lamp
  • Easy-to-use software (PC and Mac) with icon-based drag-and-drop programming and 16 fun building and programming challenges
  • All the LEGO elements (612 pcs) you need for creating incredible robots
  • Building instructions for 4 new amazing robots
  • Personalize your robots with the Sound and Icon editors
  • Share your project files with your friends with the Pack-N-Go project packager
  • Batteries not included
Product Code: 8547
Retail Price: RM1499
LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 (8547)
LEGO Mindstorms Education NXT Base Set
LEGO Mindstorms Education NXT Base Set (9797)

This essential core set serves as the base for endless NXT robotic creations. The set includes 431 elements, featuring:

  • The intelligent NXT LEGO brick features 32-bit microprocessor, a large matrix display, 4 input and 3 output ports, and Bluetooth and USB communication link
  • Rechargeable lithium battery
  • 3 interactive servo motors
  • 1 each: light sensor, sound sensor, ultrasonic sensor
  • 2 touch sensors
  • 3 rotation sensors built into the motors
  • 3 converter cables (for using legacy sensors and motors with the NXT Intelligent Brick)
  • 7 connector cables (one .2M, two .5M, four .35M)
  • 3 lamps
  • USB cable
  • Hundreds of Technic building elements
  • Plastic storage bin with sorting trays
Product Code: 9797
Retail Price: RM1850

Education Resource Set
The Education Resource Set includes 671 Technic building elements. The set was specifically designed to complement the LEGO Mindstorms Education NXT Base Set as well as the Mechanisms Set.

Use this to build bigger and more complex robots and complete more challenging engineering projects. The set comes complete with a plastic storage bin and sorting trays.

Product Code: 9648
Retail Price: RM520
LEGO Mindstorms Education Resource Set (9648)
LEGO Mindstorms Education NXT Software 2.0
This powerful, easy-to-use software for programming and data logging is icon based and incorporates Robot Educator, a step-by-step guide with 46 tutorials, from beginner to advanced levels.

Data-logging functionalities, including a graph viewer, make it easy to collect and analyze data from sensors. The software incorporates a comprehensive digital user manual.

The software is Mac OS X, Windows XP, Vista, and 7 compatible.

Product Code: 200080
Retail Price: RM430
LEGO Mindstorms Education NXT Software 2.0 (200080)
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