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2. Anatomy of Lego Robotics > Expanding on the Mindstorms Set

Expanding on the Mindstorms Set

While robust, the Mindstorms box doesn’t hold everything. With the diversity of bricks available, you simply must avail yourself of other options to find the full potential of the set. Unfortunately, Lego only offers the one Mindstorms set, not counting educational versions with slightly different contents. The good news is that some of Lego’s other products can be integrated into a Mindstorms robot, and even better, third-party companies have created their own electronics and bricks that add more capabilities. In the following section we cover some of the numerous options for adding to your Mindstorms arsenal.

Buying More

Throughout this book, we’re featuring some pretty intricate models composed of more bricks than some readers might own. Here’s where you can purchase some more parts:


  

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