Overview of MINDSTORMS Sets

This page is intended to provide a brief overview to the different retail MINDSTORMS sets and help people determine which set is best for them.

Programmable Bricks

Lego makes several different "programmable bricks" - which brick you use ultimately determines how complex your MINDSTORMS creations can be, so the first step in picking a MINDSTORMS set, is deciding which brick you want.

Base Sets

Expansion Sets

There are several different expansion sets available for use with the RCX:

Lego Direct (previously know as Lego Shop at Home) sells various parts packs that can be used to expand your Mindstorms set. Technic sets are also good for general purpose expansion.

 [Dave's Lego Site]