Will VEX create and offer an upgrade kit that allows us to convert a 1st gen IQ Super Kit into a 2nd Gen IQ Competition kit?

Will VEX create and offer an upgrade kit that allows us to convert a 1st gen IQ Super Kit into a 2nd Gen IQ Competition kit?

I have 28 1st gen super kits and would love to give my students the opportunity to utilize the newer materials. The cost to replace would be prohibitive for that many in such a small school as mine. We might be able to purchase an “update kit” that provides the proper number of new parts if one was available. I fully understand the brain and remote should not be included but the Compare VEX IQ page ( Gen 2 Comparison - IQ Kits and Bundles - Products - IQ - VEX Robotics ) shows that there are about 1000 more parts in the new kit than the old one. I am thinking more of all the non-electrical parts as an option to purchase in one bundle.

This question got asked yesterday New Products - March 2022 (2nd Generation VEX IQ Electronics & 6P Sprockets) - #11 by gamania.

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I’d say that is a slightly different question as the latter sounds like ot is asking for just the two additional competition bins to add on to a 2nd Gen Education Kit.

@michael_mckeever What parts specifically from the 2nd Gen Education Kit would you want? Almost everything is already available seperately now.

I don’t have a list put together but essentially all the parts that are listed on the new poster that do not show up on the gen 1 poster that are not digital.

the Pin tool
many of the connectors
Double 2x wide, 2x2 offset corner connector
2x Wide 3x2 corner connector
Double 2x Wide 1x2 corner connector
and many others that are not in the 1st gen
The 1x4 crank arm
cable anchors
the color coded metal motor shafts
the shock absorbers
1x4 low profile end lock beam 1x2 beam
1x1 beam
The 4 plates that are not in gen1
basically all the connectors in the upper right hand corner of page two of the gen 2 poster
the cams
the ropes
the ball socket beams and truss beam
the corner beams
all the odd numbered beams
all the color beams at the bottom of the poster on page 2

I also know that I can get most of this individually but that is a very cumbersome process and can yield other parts that I don’t need or already have in excess from gen1 kits. I am looking for a simple upgrade kit that gets a gen1 up to a gen 2 in the non-digital areas.

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Yeah. I was asking for different thing. That upgrade kit already existed when we buy competition kit, just don’t know the SKU or ETA for buying it separately.

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OK, got you. Yep, it would be nice to get all of that in one fell swoop, lets hope they decide to pack it up that way.

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