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micro:bit Quick Start Kit


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micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning and teaching easy and fun! This microbit Quick Start Kit is a STEAM education kit designed to include everything you need to build your first micro:bit STEM project, featuring sound, light and motion elements. It is the perfect project set for primary and secondary school students to learn about coding, microcontrollers, LEDs, sensors and motors.

Using the USB micro B cable included in this kit, you can start coding and having fun with micro:bit's LEDs, buttons and on-board sensors right away. Four AA batteries and an AA battery holder with ON/OFF switch come in handy when you need to power up your portable projects. Since AA batteries have much higher capacity compared to AAA, your experiments and projects will last longer too.

The 5x5 LED matrix on the micro:bit board, coupled with the piezo buzzer included in this kit, will give visual and audio effects to your applications. There are tons of emoticons and melodies in MakeCode Editor at your disposal. Students will enjoy learning art, music and coding, all at the same time.

Can micro:bit move? Not by itself, but 'Yes' if you add a micro servo motor to it! This kit comes with a 3V micro servo with special extension cable for easy connection using crocodile clips.

On top of all the components in this kit, the box itself is creatively designed to be part of your project too.

Let's start making and coding with the micro:bit Quick Start Kit!

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Packing List:

  • 1 x quickstart guide booklet
  • 1 x box designed to be used in your first micro:bit project
  • 1 x 2xAA battery holder with ON/OFF switch
  • 4 x GP AA Supercell battery
  • 1 x USB micro B cable
  • 1 x Piezo buzzer with wire
  • 1 x 3V micro servo motor
  • 1 x Servo connector to male dupont pin extension wire
  • 2 x 5mm yellow LED
  • 2 x 5mm green LED
  • 2 x 5mm red LED
  • 6 x 100 ohm 0.25W resistor
  • 3 x Quick wiring press type terminal block
  • 10 x Crocodile clip with wire