BBC MICRO:BIT STARTER KIT
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BBC MICRO:BIT STARTER KIT

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BBC micro:bit V2 GO – Starter Kit

•The BBC micro:bit V2 GO Starter Kit includes the perfect minicomputer to start learning to program and make it fun and easy.
•The micro:bit Go is a bundle containing the best-selling micro:bit V2 board and all the essentials to get powered up and ready to program.
•The kit contains the micro:bit computer, a USB cable to connect to a PC, an AAA battery holder with AAA batteries, so you can start creating straight away.

Description
•The BBC micro:bit V2.21 is a minicomputer that has been designed to make coding fun and easy to learn. The micro:bit Go is a bundle containing all the essentials to get powered up and ready to program as well as the micro:bit V2.21 board. A perfect choice to get started with the micro:bit.

Details
•If you are looking to start programming or would like an exciting device to get young people interested in coding – then the BBC micro:bit V2 is perfect for you! The micro:bit Go box contains the micro:bit computer as well as a USB cable to connect to a PC and a AAA battery holder with AAA batteries so you can start creating straight away.
•Created by the BBC working in partnership with other brands, the micro:bit is a small, programmable computer that has been designed to inspire children and young people to learn about programming and electronics in a practical and fun way.

Key Features of the micro:bit V2
•25 LED matrix on the board where you can scroll messages or display numbers plus a power LED and can be switched off instead of having to remove batteries.
•Accelerometer to detect movement or tilting.
•Compass
•Bluetooth connection to interact with the internet or other devices.
•2 user input buttons plus extra input capability is achieved with the touch sensor to accompany the existing two buttons.
•Micro USB connection to use with PC for programming.
•Port for a battery pack
•ARM Cortex-M4 CPU – upgraded from a Cortex m0 at 16MHz to a Cortex m4 with a floating-point at 64MHz.
•Built-in speaker and microphone
•20 pin edge connectors along the bottom of the board that allow much easier prototyping with crocodile clips that won’t keep falling off
•Memory has increased by 700% from 16KB to128KB RAM and 256KB to 512KB flash which gives the device much more capability.
•The board can now provide 200mA for accessories, up from 90mA in the previous board version.
•Able to support both AI and machine learning.

What’s included in the kit?
•1 x micro:bit V2 board – available in 4 colors red, yellow, green & blue (please note we cannot select the color of the micro:bit you will receive)
•1 x Quick start guide
•1x micro-USB Cable
•1x Battery Holder
•2x AAA Batteries
Getting Started with the micro:bit.

Measuring just 4cm x 5cm, this single board computer has an impressive ARM Cortex m4 processor and 512KB of flash, making it a capable little device. The micro: bit is super easy to use. You don’t need lots of complicated peripherals to get started – all you need is a PC or mobile device to program it on. To get started you will need:
•A micro:bit and battery pack with 2 x AAA batteries
•A computer, phone, or tablet with internet access code editors to program your micro:bit.
•If you’re using a computer, a USB lead to connect your micro:bit
•For building and making projects with your micro:bit, some extra items that are great to have include headphones, crocodile clip leads and conductive materials such as aluminum foil and paper clips.

Once the micro:bit is programmed it will then stay in the flash memory and you can run it every time as many times as desired. Then you can re-program it when you want to try a different project, 1 program can be held at a time.

It is compatible with lots of free online code editors designed for different knowledge levels across several different programming languages so you can find something to suit how you want to learn or teach. There are endless amounts of free projects, lesson plans and activities to try, so there is every reason to start your micro:bit journey today.
BBC micro:bit V2 GO – Starter Kit

•The BBC micro:bit V2 GO Starter Kit includes the perfect minicomputer to start learning to program and make it fun and easy.
•The micro:bit Go is a bundle containing the best-selling micro:bit V2 board and all the essentials to get powered up and ready to program.
•The kit contains the micro:bit computer, a USB cable to connect to a PC, an AAA battery holder with AAA batteries, so you can start creating straight away.

Description
•The BBC micro:bit V2.21 is a minicomputer that has been designed to make coding fun and easy to learn. The micro:bit Go is a bundle containing all the essentials to get powered up and ready to program as well as the micro:bit V2.21 board. A perfect choice to get started with the micro:bit.

Details
•If you are looking to start programming or would like an exciting device to get young people interested in coding – then the BBC micro:bit V2 is perfect for you! The micro:bit Go box contains the micro:bit computer as well as a USB cable to connect to a PC and a AAA battery holder with AAA batteries so you can start creating straight away.
•Created by the BBC working in partnership with other brands, the micro:bit is a small, programmable computer that has been designed to inspire children and young people to learn about programming and electronics in a practical and fun way.

Key Features of the micro:bit V2
•25 LED matrix on the board where you can scroll messages or display numbers plus a power LED and can be switched off instead of having to remove batteries.
•Accelerometer to detect movement or tilting.
•Compass
•Bluetooth connection to interact with the internet or other devices.
•2 user input buttons plus extra input capability is achieved with the touch sensor to accompany the existing two buttons.
•Micro USB connection to use with PC for programming.
•Port for a battery pack
•ARM Cortex-M4 CPU – upgraded from a Cortex m0 at 16MHz to a Cortex m4 with a floating-point at 64MHz.
•Built-in speaker and microphone
•20 pin edge connectors along the bottom of the board that allow much easier prototyping with crocodile clips that won’t keep falling off
•Memory has increased by 700% from 16KB to128KB RAM and 256KB to 512KB flash which gives the device much more capability.
•The board can now provide 200mA for accessories, up from 90mA in the previous board version.
•Able to support both AI and machine learning.

What’s included in the kit?
•1 x micro:bit V2 board – available in 4 colors red, yellow, green & blue (please note we cannot select the color of the micro:bit you will receive)
•1 x Quick start guide
•1x micro-USB Cable
•1x Battery Holder
•2x AAA Batteries
Getting Started with the micro:bit.

Measuring just 4cm x 5cm, this single board computer has an impressive ARM Cortex m4 processor and 512KB of flash, making it a capable little device. The micro: bit is super easy to use. You don’t need lots of complicated peripherals to get started – all you need is a PC or mobile device to program it on. To get started you will need:
•A micro:bit and battery pack with 2 x AAA batteries
•A computer, phone, or tablet with internet access code editors to program your micro:bit.
•If you’re using a computer, a USB lead to connect your micro:bit
•For building and making projects with your micro:bit, some extra items that are great to have include headphones, crocodile clip leads and conductive materials such as aluminum foil and paper clips.

Once the micro:bit is programmed it will then stay in the flash memory and you can run it every time as many times as desired. Then you can re-program it when you want to try a different project, 1 program can be held at a time.

It is compatible with lots of free online code editors designed for different knowledge levels across several different programming languages so you can find something to suit how you want to learn or teach. There are endless amounts of free projects, lesson plans and activities to try, so there is every reason to start your micro:bit journey today.

Shipping

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We do not guarantee that we will receive your returned item.