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Our Top Micro:Bit Gifts this Christmas

Our Top Micro:Bit Gifts this Christmas

 With Christmas just around the corner we have put together some of our top BBC Micro:Bit gifts for this Christmas. From the newly released upgraded BBC Mirco:Bit V2 to Smart Home Kits and Game Controllers, we have loads of great ideas to get the most out of your Micro:Bit and please even the most hard to buy for maker.

Please remember to check our Christmas Postage Dates for the latest news and dates for Christmas delivery from Royal Mail and UPS. 

 

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BBC Micro:Bit V2

The BBC Micro:Bit V2 is a brand new powerful updated version of everyone's favourite pocket-sized computer! Jam packed with new features and functions including a microphone, speaker and better processor allowing you to achieve much more than the previous Micro:bit allowed. 

The BBC Micro:Bit V2 is a brand new powerful updated version of everyone's favourite pocket-sized computer! Jam packed with new features and functions including a microphone, speaker and better processor allowing you to achieve much more than the previous Micro:bit allowed.

BBC Micro:Bit V2 Deluxe Kit

The Deluxe Kit is the perfect way to get up and running with the BBC Micro:Bit V2. It contains all the parts you'll need in a handy reusable storage box. You'll get the new updated V2 Micro:Bit, a protective case, battery pack with batteries, USB cable, and the Cool Components Breakout:Bit. 

Deluxe Micro:Bit Kit
Micro:Bit V2 Case

BBC Micro:Bit Case V2 - Transparent

Protect your new BBC Micro:Bit from unwanted scratches and damage with our newly updated case! The case has been updated to provide access to the new touch sensor on the front of the V2 and has a new cut-out on the back for the added speaker. All our Micro:Bit cases are laser cut from high-quality acrylic at our Hampshire workshop.

:KLEF Piano for the BBC Micro:Bit

Create your own mini piano and compose a monophonic micro:bit musical masterpiece with the Kitronik :KLEF Piano for the BBC micro:bit. It features 15 capacitive touch pads, with 13 arranged as a single octave and 2 up down function buttons that can allow you to shift octaves and an on-board speaker.

KLEF Piano MicroBit
MOVE Motor

:MOVE Motor for the BBC Micro:Bit

The :MOVE Motor for the BBC Micro:Bit provides a fun introduction to buggy robotics. More than just a programmable buggy, learning to use all of the included features will give the budding roboteer a solid grounding in robotics as a whole.

Smart Home Kit for the BBC Micro:Bit

The Smart home Kit is a great product for making smart home-based projects with the micro:bit. The carefully selected components are commonly used in home automation, including items such as: TMP36 temperature sensor, sound sensor, crash sensor, servo and motor. From lighting to fans you will be able to turn your home smart, you can build projects to control things like wardrobe doors, the fish tank and your flowerpots, driving them using micro:bit. 

BBC Smart Home Kit
GameZip

:GAME ZIP 64 for the BBC Micro:Bit

The :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 also includes a built in, 64 (8x8) individually addressable full colour ZIP LED, screen.

It features on-board sound, 4 x directional buttons, 2 fire buttons, haptic feedback, and breakout points so shoulder buttons or I2C devices can be added. All of these features are fully programmable. We have also included breakout points to allow for the use of larger LED screens.

:GAME Controller for the BBC Micro:Bit

The :GAME Controller for the BBC Micro:Bit is a retro gaming accessory for the BBC Micro:Bit. It is a programmable gamepad-style controller enabling a better gaming experience on the Micro:Bit itself, or the ability to control other devices using the Micro:Bits radio.

The :GAME Controller is similar in design and features to the the :GAME ZIP 64, only without the ZIP LED screen.

GameController for MicroBit
Animatronic Head for BBC MicroBit

Animatronic Head Kit for the BBC Micro:Bit

This kit provides everything you need (apart from a Micro:Bit and batteries) to make a talking animatronic head. Its eyes move and the head speaks from a MonkMakes Speaker for Micro:Bit.

MeArm Robot BBC Micro:Bit Kit

The MeArm Micro:Bit blue version is an easy-to-build robot arm kit that's designed to get children (and adults!) learning about technology, engineering and programming. It's been expressly designed to be easy to build (age 11+) and use.

At its heart is the BBC Micro:Bit (sold separately), a low cost computer that has been developed to make learning about computing accessible and fun. It can be controlled directly through the on-board joysticks, or you can learn to code by making it move using one of the programming languages supported by the BBC Micro:Bit.

MeArm Kit for MicroBit
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