What's New

July 2014

RobotShop to Provide Project Lead The Way (PLTW) with New Robot Arm Kit and New FlowArm PLTW Software
Lynxmotion’s AL5D robot arm kit has been an integral part of Project Lead The Way’s (PLTW) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) curriculum, allowing the students to practice robot programming and assembly line design using an affordable hobby robot arm kit. RobotShop has been working with PLTW to release a new graphical interface control the Lynxmotion arm called FlowArm PLTW, along with a more custom robot arm kit. Read more about it in the press release and the blog post.

December 2013

RobotShop, “The Amazon of Robotics”, Enters The Drone Market By Acquiring DiaLFonZo-Copter and Launches Lynxmotion UAV
RobotShop is very proud to announce the acquisition of DiaLFonZo-Copter, a recognized leader in the design and production of multicopters. With this acquisition, RobotShop is pleased to announce the launch of the Lynxmotion UAV product line. For more information, see the press release and the blog post, or go to the Lynxmotion UAV Forum for questions and discussions.

May 2013

Lynxmotion Servo Erector Set V1.1 & FlowBotics Studio V2 Released
The long-awaited Lynxmotion Servo Erector Set V1.1 is now available for immediate purchase! The SES V1.1 includes over 500 parts and online instructions allowing to build five very different types of robots: a simple 2WD rover, the popular AL5D robotic arm, a fun BRAT biped, an advanced quadruped and a versatile hexapod.

January 2013

05.24.2013 – Get Ready to Change the World of Robotics
See the cryptic announcement of the Servo Erector Set V1.1 and discuss about it with the community.

RobotShop Partners with DSPRobotics to Re-engineer the Robotic Software Suite "FlowBotics Studio"
ArmControl will become one of many demo programs within the new "FlowBotics Studio", which will be a much more versatile software suite allowing users to easily control and experiment with many robotic platforms and/or hardware without prior programming or robotics experience. See the press release for more information.

August 2012

RobotShop Distribution inc. acquired Lynxmotion in august 2012 and have now the challenge and the responsibility to continue Jim Frye’s Legacy. You can read the full press release here.

April 2012  New this week:
  • Product: AL5A Robotic Arm Combo Kit (BotBoarduino/PS2) (AL5ACU-KT)
  • Product: AL5B Robotic Arm Combo Kit (BotBoarduino/PS2) (AL5BCU-KT)
  • Product: AL5D Robotic Arm Combo Kit (BotBoarduino/PS2) (AL5DCU-KT)
  • Want to win a brand new A-Pod Combo Kit for Bot Board/SSC-32/BAP28 and PS2 Controller (APODCA-KT)? You're in luck, because we're holding a raffle for one! Buy a ticket and you're entered, buy twelve tickets and you're entered twelve times!

    The raffle is running until Thursday, May 31st, and we will announce the lucky winner on Monday, June 4th! This raffle is open to US residents only, unfortunately. Good luck to all entrants!
March 2012
  • Product: BotBoarduino Microcontroller (BBU-01)
  • Product: A-Pod Combo Kit for Bot Board/SSC-32/BAP28 and PS2 Controller (No Servos, With Electronics) (APODB-NS)
  • Product: A4WD1 Combo Kit for RC (A4WD1C-KT)
  • Product: Tri-Track Chassis Combo for RC (TTRKCB-KT)
February 2012 November 2011 October 2011 Lynxmotion 16th Anniversary Halloween Sale! It's that time of the year again, when people can dress as robots and get candy, and the Lynxmotion staff - who are actually robots - can stop dressing as people and get candy. Also it's our 16th anniversary, which is cool, too. In honor of this and all the candy, get 16% off your order with the coupon code "TrickOrTreat11" until midnight, October 31!

September 2011 August 2011
  • Software Update: FlowArm v2.11 (FlowArm)
  • Software Update: Lynx Arm Calibration & Control v3.0.8/1.4.0 (LynxArmCC)
  • Product: Aurora 9 Gimbal (GIM-01)
  • Software Update: Lynx Arm Calibration & Control v3.0.8/1.3.6 (LynxArmCC)
July 2011 June 2011
  • Product: Regulated Wall Pack - 6.0vdc 2.0amp (WP-04)
  • Product: Aluminum Inline Multi-Purpose Rotate Servo Bracket Two Pack (ASBI-24)
  • Product: Aluminum Inline Multi-Purpose Servo Bracket Two Pack (ASBI-04)
  • Product: Power Jack - 2.1mm x 5.5mm (COMP-14)
May 2011
  • Product: Arm A Style Gripper (GRPA-KT)
April 2011
  • Product: Vacuum Gripper Kit with Wrist Rotate (VACWR-KT)
  • New AL5 combo kits with FlowStone Enterprise:
    • AL5A Robotic Arm Combo Kit (with FlowStone Development Software) (AL5ACF-KT)
    • AL5B Robotic Arm Combo Kit (with FlowStone Development Software) (AL5BCF-KT)
    • AL5D Robotic Arm Combo Kit (with FlowStone Development Software) (AL5DCF-KT)
  • New AL5 combo kits for our new free software choices:
    • FREE Download - Lynx Arm Calibration & Control (LynxArmCC)
    • FREE Download - FlowArm Software (FlowArm)
    • AL5A Robotic Arm Combo Kit (with Free Software) (AL5ACN-KT)
    • AL5B Robotic Arm Combo Kit (with Free Software) (AL5BCN-KT)
    • AL5D Robotic Arm Combo Kit (with Free Software) (AL5DCN-KT)
  • Product: Phoenix Ultimate Combo Kit for Bot Board/SSC-32/BAP28 and PS2 Controller (PHOECB)
  • Product: USB PS2 Robot Controller (RC-02)
  • Product: Futaba Spline Metal Servo Horn (Tapped) (FMSH-01)
  • Back in Stock: 12.0 Volt Ni-MH 1600mAh Battery Pack (BAT-01)
March 2011
  • Product: 6x HSR-5990TG with 6 Free Metal Servo Horns (SCD-07)
  • Product: 6x HSR-5980SG with 6 Free Metal Servo Horns (SCD-06)
  • Product: 6x HS-5685MH with 6 Free Metal Servo Horns (SCD-05)
February 2010
  • Product: Aluminum T-Hex Body Kit (Black Anodized) (THEX-BLK)
  • Product: Aluminum T-Hex Body Kit (Clear Anodized) (THEX-BRU)
February 2011