Those new to electronics, robotics and programming mini PC systems or Arduino micro controllers. Maybe interested in a new range of kits providing plenty of accessories to use with your Raspberry Pi mini PC, Arduino microcontroller or BBC micro:bit computer. Kitronik accessory kits for Raspberry Pi, Arduino and micro:bit now available from Farnell
“Kitronik aim to inspire and engage people of all abilities to further their knowledge of Electronics, Coding and Design. They create high quality micro:bit accessories, electronic products, and resources for education and makers. Kitronik offer a well designed, well manufactured, innovative product range and free resources and were one of the founding micro:bit partner companies.”
Kitronik accessory kits from Farnell include:
– The Inventors Kit provides an introduction to programming and hardware interaction and contains everything required to carry out ten experiments with the micro:bit, using LEDs, motors, light sensors and capacitors. The kit includes an easy to follow tutorial book and no programming experience or soldering is required. Circuits can be completed in minutes.
– The MOVE mini buggy kit provides a fun introduction to robotics making a two-wheeled robot that is suitable for autonomous operation. It is perfect for remote control projects via Bluetooth applications or control using a second micro:bit. Five RGB individually addressable Zip LEDs are included which can be used as indicators, and a pen can be attached to the robot to draw shapes. Kitronik’s custom code blocks for the Servo:Lite motors are available to make the task of coding as quick and painless as possible.
– The Kitronik: GAME ZIP 64 is the ultimate retro gaming accessory for the BBC micro:bit. It has been designed to be an all in one hand-held gaming platform, which includes a built-in, 64 (8×8) individually addressable full colour Zip LED screen. It features on-board sound, four directional buttons, two fire buttons, haptic feedback, and breakout points so that shoulder buttons or I2C devices can be added. All of these features are fully programmable and breakout points are available to allow for the use of larger LED screens.
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