What do Edison V2 and Edison V3 mean?
Edison Version 2 (also known as Edison V2 and pictured on the right) was a previous model of the Edison robot which was produced between 2016-2023.
Edison V2 requires 4 AAA batteries to be inserted into the back of the robot, and is programmed using the EdComm cable (which plugs into your devices headphone jack).
Edison Version 3 (also known as Edison V3) is the current model of the Edison robot released in January 2024. This version of Edison is currently the only version available for sale at www.meetedison.com.
Edison V3 has a built-in rechargeable battery and is programmed using the USB cable which is attached to the underside of the robot.
What version of Edison do I have?
The easiest way to tell which model of Edison you have is to look in the bottom right corner, next to circle button, to see which version you have (as shown below).
If you are unsure of which version of Edison you have please contact us.
For Edison V2 robots, you can also reference if the robot has a battery door located at the back of the robot.
For Edison V3 robots you can also confirm if it has a USB cable for programming and charging at the base of the device.
EdBlocks V2 resources
EdBlocks is a fully graphical robot programming language for the Edison robot that is super easy to use. A drag-and-drop block-based system, EdBlocks is intuitive and fun, even for younger users
Find all the EdBlocks V2 resources including student activity worksheets, teacher’s guide, FAQ’s and translated resources here.
EdScratch V2 resources
EdScratch is a vertical block-based visual programming language based on Scratch. EdScratch combines the ease of drag-and-drop programming with powerful functionality and versatility.
Find all the EdScratch V2 resources including student activity worksheets, teacher’s guide, FAQ’s and translated resources here.
EdPy V2 resources
EdPy is a highly versatile text-based programming language for the Edison robot. EdPy is based on Python, a programming language renowned for being easy-to-learn with high readability.
Find all the EdPy V2 resources including student activity worksheets, teacher’s guide, FAQ’s and translated resources here.