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The TETRIX® PRIZM™ Robotics Controller is a fully integrated, programmable brain for your bot that features a variety of motor, servo, encoder, and sensor ports with convenient connectors that enable you to control your robot's behavior like never before. This controller offers the best of both worlds – a learning tool that is powerful yet easy to use. With PRIZM you can take learning to new heights by creating robots that are smarter, more precise, and as real world as it gets.

The controller is specifically developed for use with the TETRIX MAX building system and comes with programming support for the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that have a USB port.

The PRIZM Robotics Controller features:

  • 32 KB flash programmable memory
  • ATmega328P processor with Arduino Optiboot bootloader installed
  • 4 digital sensor ports (D2 can be used as a serial port) and 3 analog sensor ports
  • 1 I2C port, 1 USB programming port, 1 motor controller expansion port, and 2 quadrature encoder input ports
  • 2 high-current DC motor control ports
  • 6 standard control servo ports and 2 continuous rotation (CR) servo ports
  • Battery connection port (additional port used to daisy-chain power to other devices)
  • Programmable Start button (green) and a non-programmable Stop/Reset button (red)
  • Comes with USB cable, power switch, motor cables, and a Quick-Start Guide

$179.00

This pack contains a line-tracker module that transmits a digital signal to the TETRIX® PRIZM™ Robotics Controller, enabling a robot to follow a black line on a white background or vice versa. The sensor consists of two parts: an IR-emitting LED and an IR-sensitive phototransistor. Comes with a mount, connecting sensor cable, and the hardware needed for attaching the sensor to the TETRIX hole pattern.

$11.95

This pack contains a noncontact distance measurement module that works at 42 kHz to transmit a digital signal to the TETRIX® PRIZM™ Robotics Controller. The module detects the range of an object within 3 to 400 cm, enabling your robot to sense its surroundings. Comes with a mount, connecting sensor cable, and the hardware for attaching the sensor to the TETRIX hole pattern.

$34.50

The TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control Class Pack serves six teams of four students, offering each group of students their own Dual-Control Robotics Set to work with. Using the sets and the instructions from the included builder’s guide, students work collaboratively to engineer and control both remote and autonomous-controlled robots.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX Dual-Control Robotics Sets each containing:
    • 679 building elements
    • TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller with USB cable
    • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
    • Gamepad-style, four-channel wireless controller
    • R/C motor controller and mounting kit
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • PRIZM and wireless gamepad on/off switch kits and assembly tools
    • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
    • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port
    • Printed builder's guide – a robust teacher’s resource packed with instructions for building three models, safety information, resources, activities, and more

$4,495.00

The TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control Getting Started Package delivers a comprehensive classroom solution that offers the best of both worlds. Teams of four work to design and control both remote and programmable robots, with each student group having access to both a TETRIX MAX Dual-Control Robotics Set and a TETRIX MAX Expansion Set. The included curriculum materials and Engineering Design Loop Poster Set provide an added bonus to the builder’s guides.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX Dual-Control Robotics Sets each containing:
    • 679 building elements
    • TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller with USB cable
    • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
    • Gamepad-style, four-channel wireless controller
    • R/C motor controller and mounting kit
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channel, flats, and connectors
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • PRIZM and wireless gamepad on/off switch kits and assembly tools
    • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
    • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port
    • Printed builder's guide – a robust teacher’s resource packed with instructions for building three models, safety information, resources, activities, and more
  • 6 TETRIX MAX Expansion Sets each containing:
    • 735 total building elements
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including tank treads, rack and pinion gear, additional sizes of metal gearing, channel, and flats
    • 1 continuous rotation servo motor
    • Printed builder’s guide and activity accessories
  • TETRIX PRIZM™ Coding Essentials Teacher's Guide
  • Engineering Mobile Robotics Teacher's Guide
  • Engineering Design Loop Poster Set
  • Instructional Build DVD for TETRIX MAX Robotics

$6,095.00

Get the best of both worlds and take hands-on STEM learning to the next level with the TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control Robotics Set. Complete with the PRIZM™ Robotics Controller and wireless gamepad and receiver, this set comes with everything needed to create programmable or remote-controlled robots. Designed to provide one student or a team of up to four students with the hardware necessary to engineer, test, drive, or code robots, this set is complete with a builder’s guide and a programming guide that introduces the basics of building and coding through a series of hands-on projects.

Includes:

  • TETRIX PRIZM Robotics Controller with USB cable
  • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Gamepad-style, four-channel wireless controller*
  • R/C motor controller and mounting kit
  • 679 building elements
  • Structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
  • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
  • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
  • Battery switch and assembly tools
  • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
  • Printed builder's guide – a robust teacher’s resource packed with instructions for building three models, safety information, resources, activities, and more
  • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port
*Please note the color of the wireless controller might vary.

$775.00

The TETRIX® MAX Programmable Class Pack serves six teams of four students, offering each group of students their own Programmable Robotics Set to work with. Using the sets and the instructions from the included builder’s guide, students work collaboratively to engineer and code autonomous robots.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX Programmable Robotics Sets each containing: 
    • 679 building elements
    • TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller with USB cable
    • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • PRIZM on/off switch and assembly tools
    • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
    • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port

$3,775.00

The TETRIX® MAX Programmable Getting Started Package delivers a comprehensive classroom experience for teaching and learning through autonomous robotics. Teams of four work to design and code robots, with each student group having access to both a TETRIX MAX Programmable Robotics Set and a TETRIX MAX Expansion Set. The included curriculum materials and Engineering Design Loop Poster Set provide an added bonus to the builder’s guides.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX Programmable Robotics Sets each containing:
    • 679 building elements
    • TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller with USB cable
    • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • PRIZM On/off switch and assembly tools
    • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
    • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port
  • 6 TETRIX MAX Expansion Sets each containing:
    • 735 total building elements
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including tank treads, rack and pinion gear, additional sizes of metal gearing, channels, and flats
    • 1 continuous rotation servo motor
    • Printed builder’s guide and activity accessories
  • TETRIX PRIZM™ Coding Essentials Teacher's Guide
    • Five problem-solving activities and six open-ended challenges along with assessment tools and standards correlations
  • Engineering Design Loop Poster Set

$5,295.00

The TETRIX® MAX Programmable Robotics Set contains the PRIZM™ Robotics Controller and the building elements needed for students to engineer, code, and test solutions using real-world robotics technology. Designed to provide one student or a team of up to four students with the hardware to create autonomous robots, this set is complete with two sensors and a programming guide that introduces the basics of coding through a series of hands-on projects. 

Includes:

  • TETRIX PRIZM Robotics Controller with USB cable
  • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
  • 679 building elements
  • Structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
  • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
  • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
  • Battery switch and assembly tools
  • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
  • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port

$650.00

The Keter heavy-duty, cantilever-style organizer opens up to reveal 27 removable bins, perfect for storing TETRIX® PRIME or MAX spare parts and elements. Features a strong, comfortable horizontal handle for carrying heavy loads and a lid designed to keep parts in place when closed. Made of durable resin with metal handle and latches, and built-in legs for stability when in the open position, this chest will withstand years of use. Measures 22" x 12-1/8" x 6-5/8".

$55.00

The Sensor Extension Cable extends the length available for creating connections from the TETRIX® PRIZM™ Robotics Controller to a sensor. Each cable is 30 cm long.

$2.95

Improve your CO2 dragster program with the Scout 2.0, designed to measure frontal drag on CO2 dragsters. This new version of the wind tunnel has a modular motor controller for improved performance, a backlit LED display, USB port compatibility, and updated software for current operating systems. The Scout 2.0 also features the following:

  • Built-in instrumentation to produce accurate, repeatable frontal drag measurements
  • Variable speed from 0 to 40 mph
  • Compact size – just 49" long – that sets up anywhere
  • Ability to accommodate fog-injection systems
  • Scout software that depicts the measurements as colorful graphics that can be printed for analysis or saved and replayed
  • Metal and ABS plastic construction for durability in the classroom
  • Manometer for air speed measurements

Note: Additional shipping charges apply.

$1,695.00
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