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5 Useful Tips For Your BBC micro:bit

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5 Useful Tips For Your BBC micro:bit

Here's five useful things we've learned about the humble micro:bit..

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Two new micro:bit accessories from our fine friends at Pimoroni - in stock now!

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Two new micro:bit accessories from our fine friends at Pimoroni - in stock now!

Get the BBC micro:bit scroll:bit and pin:bit accessories in Australia from SmallDevices now - even more multicoloured lights and compact pin access! Great documentation available too: from the fine folks at Pimoroni.

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5 Hardware Add-ons Kits to Extend Your BBC micro:bit

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5 Hardware Add-ons Kits to Extend Your BBC micro:bit

Hardware accessories extend the capabilities of the humble BBC micro:bit, by building on a familiar portable coding platform for mobile devices and Windows/Mac/Linux computers.

Listed in order from easiest to advanced, here's the top 5 hardware add-ons, starting with the easiest..

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Looking for a great beginner robot for your BBC micro:bit?

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Looking for a great beginner robot for your BBC micro:bit?

The Kitronik :MOVE mini buggy kit is a fantastic and compact starter robot for your BBC micro:bit(s), priced at under $50! If you've recently bought a Micro:bit, this is definitely worth a look. The kit comprises the robot and the battery-powered Servo:Lite board, and comes with a well-written instruction booklet, that starts you programming straight out of the box, during the build process. The BBC micro:bit is available separately. Features include: highly manoeuvrable has an array of bright colour-changing LEDs that can be individually controlled with brightness and on/off pop a felt-tipped pen into the hole for continuous drawing custom blocks for easy PXT drag...

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Things to do: Electronic Kits to build, learn coding, and keep kids busy over the school holidays in Australia

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Things to do: Electronic Kits to build, learn coding, and keep kids busy over the school holidays in Australia

Learn about electronics and programming with some fun kits over the holidays Most kids in Australia have been doing some drag and drop programming by grade 3..

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